Happy New Year! Let’s celebrate with some links. Science:
Wild Dolphins Give Gifts To Researchers Studying Them In Tangalooma, Australia
Clemson student’s turtle project takes dark twist
Why does coffee make me poop?
A guide to common ants of the Amazon rainforest
Zombie ideas in ecology: inferring causation from correlation in a density-dependent world
Michael Hudson: America’s Deceptive 2012 Fiscal Cliff: Part I
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TROLLEY TROLLOP: TOP 10 WORST PEOPLE ON THE T
Dockworkers may strike, closing East Coast ports
A Christmas Message From America’s Rich
The year in kvetching: The best complaints filed with Citizens Connect
Mr. President, Have Pity On The Working Man
The Year’s Most Insipid Political Gesture
The year in animals: No lions, no tigers, but bears, oh my!
Disability and work
The GOP’s 1 Trillion Dollar Lie: How a right-wing whopper about the cost of welfare was born.
Deprogramming Progressives Indoctrinated into Supporting Austerity
17 Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You
Why You Can Kiss Public Education (and the Middle Class) Goodbye