Links for you. Science:
The Nine Hottest Reasons Why It’s Not Hot to Make ‘Hot’ Lists
“How the Mid-Victorians Worked, Ate and Died” (original paper here; while many of its conclusions are speculative, to be charitable, the data on diet and on the rapid decline in health are very interesting)
Do Invertebrates Really Make Up 80% of All Species on Earth?
The Ph.D. Bust – Fact or Fiction? A View from Anthropology
Point of view: The writing on the wall (don’t agree with everything, but a good read)
Local Airport Closures Cause GOPers Sequestration Anxiety
What not to do when you get a parking ticket: Jackass edition
When Anthony Lewis Stood Up To The New York Times And The Clinton Crazies
Inside a Nondescript Chicago Warehouse Hides an Enormous Farm: The FarmedHere project has filled up 90,000 square feet of space with arugula, herbs, and tilapia, creating a closed system that will supply a million of pounds of greens a year
Airline ‘fat tax’: Should heavy passengers pay more?
Oldsters Is Old
2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future
Barack Obama’s Economic Legacy: The Billionaire-Boosting Big Four on His Wish List
Washington’s Exploding Manholes Explained?
Lanny Breuer Cashes in After Not Prosecuting Wall Street Execs, Will Receive Approximate Salary of 4 Million Dollars
The Passion and Eloquence of Anthony Lewis