Links 1/16/13

Links for you. Science:

Archaea Are More Wonderful Than You Know
Mouse eats scorpions and howls at the moon
The Myth of Tamiflu: 5 Things You Should Know (there’s very little evidence that it actually does much)
Termites measure wood from inside using echolocation
DSM-5: A Ruse By Any Other Name…
Flu Q&A


Fair Work, Fair Pay: Lessons From Australia (must-read)
A Maid’s Execution
Chicago charter schools rake in thousands in ‘disciplinary fees’ (this is ridiculous–public schools don’t get to charge these ‘fees’)
Fake Problems
Proud to be a Garfield Bulldog
Investigating the Link Between Gun Possession and Gun Assault
Why Aqua NC customers are furious about their service (neo-liberalism in action)
Handwriting: a joined-up case
Teachers of Garfield High School in Seattle Say No!
How Bill Gates Wasted $50 Million
RGIII and the Crisis of Liberalism in the United States
A first-place ranking to be proud of: Boston has lowest fire-death rate among big cities (all the more amazing considering the age of many of the buildings)
Investments: Orlando is the cat’s whiskers of stock picking. Ginger moggy beats the professionals and a team of students in the Observer’s share portfolio challenge

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