Links 5/27/13

Links for you. Science:

Less valid complaints about not getting a tenure-track faculty position
Budget Cuts Endanger Agency That Saved Countless Lives in Oklahoma
Off the beaten (tenure) track – Mark Hahnel
Why Jolie’s cancer test costs so much (the second half of the article should give everyone pause about the widespread use of genetic testing; the reality can be depressingly moronic)
Asymptomatic Plague: Qinghai, China, 2005 (oh good)

Other:

BRIC-ED IN: WHY THE BPD DIDN’T THINK THAT TAMERLAN TSARNAEV WAS A KILLER (must-read)
‘Star Trek’ and the Twilight of Idealism (excellent)
Fired! (in my limited experience, supposedly liberal non-profits can be awful workplaces)
A proposal for moms-to-be (like abortion rules, it’s for their own good)
Showing the IRS some love after witch hunt
The New York Times Provides a Few New Tidbits on the Rosen Affair (the last paragraph is key)
Andrew Sullivan, terrorism, and the art of distortion
Sequester guts wildfire prevention, sets up bigger blazes
Why are our Bridges Falling? The Economics of the Infrastructure Deficit
How the Government Saved Lives in Moore, Oklahoma
‘The Left-Right Divide in U.S. Politics’
How Did Major Hedge Fund Earn 30% Returns for 20 Years Straight? Lots of Cheating
Predator Redux (about sexual assault)
A TWINGE OF GUILT, BOB?

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