Links for you. Science:
A Bee Eating Another Bee?
US lawmakers seek deep cuts to NASA climate research
Scientists Create Long-Lasting Batteries from Wood
Trapped in an Underwater Air Bubble for Three Days: Harrison Okene’s shipwreck survival wasn’t a miracle. It was fascinating physics.
A “Sheep-Eating” Plant Just Bloomed for the First Time in the UK
Is health insurance an antidepressant? New findings show that wider coverage has one clear effect on the population, and it’s not one that anyone is talking about.
The complacency of the meritocrats
In Depth Review: New NSA Documents Expose How Americans Can Be Spied on Without A Warrant
Aaron Swartz, Plea Leveraging & The Bordenkircher Problem
The Bigger Problem With Mankiw’s Plan to Give Everything to the One Percent
David Mugar’s magnificent obsession: How a love of firefighting and, yes, logistics led one man to launch Boston’s beloved Fourth of July tradition, now turning 40. (fascinating)
The Republican War on Data
Getting Over It
Conservatives hate democracy so much they’re disenfranchising white Republicans now
Where Did Our ‘Inalienable Rights’ Go?
I wanna be a non-juror