Links 6/27/13

Links for you. Science:

Goodbye, Miami: By century’s end, rising sea levels will turn the nation’s urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely underwater, chaos will begin (must-read)
Wine-tasting: it’s junk science. Experiments have shown that people can’t tell plonk from grand cru. Now one US winemaker claims that even experts can’t judge wine accurately. What’s the science behind the taste?
How to increase your papers citations and h index in 5 simple steps
The Lyme Wars: The Lyme-disease infection rate is growing. So is the battle over how to treat it (hoo-boy. Stand back everyone….)
If the Planets Were Closer…
First case of infection with vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Europe

Other:

This Study Said the South Is More Racist Than the North
How is the surveillance data used? (a good argument for why the data collected can almost never be used to stop an attack)
Bill Black: How Ecuador Won By Defying Neoliberal “Washington Consensus” Playbook
War is never the answer…proper pricing is
A Filthy History: When New Yorkers Lived Knee-Deep in Trash
The Reality of the Music Business Today: 1 Million Plays = $16.89
What It Took 20 Years on Wall Street to Learn
Heading for the student debt cliff
Three Ways The Supreme Court Gutted Voting Rights Today
Hail the new empiricism
Boston underwater: How the rising sea levels will affect the city
bp;dr – behind paywall, didn’t read, the internet’s next new acronym
Angry workers hold Florida executive captive over unpaid salary (he’s lucky they didn’t castrate him)
What’s Banned at the Pops Fourth of July Show (this is some serious buzzkill)

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1 Response to Links 6/27/13

  1. I refuse to go where I am not welcome, and I especially refuse to go where I am treated like a child. So much for the Pops on the 4th.

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