Links 8/1/13

Links for you. Science:

Government bee scientist behind controversial study joins pesticide firm
Fusion Energy Quest Faces Boundaries of Budget, Science
How the World’s Smallest Farmers Turned Chemists Into Food
Genome assembly contest prompts soul-searching
Ant farm: History tells us that plant diseases cause famines, pestilence and war. Now one is coming for our chocolate

Other:


10 incredible tiny houses in Japan: a photo tour
(amazing)
Physics and the birth of the emoticon
Obama Says Ho Chi Minh Was Inspired by Founding Fathers, Conservatives Freak Out
A Larry Summers joke
On a Plane to Yakuza Land
America Is a Place Where Doctors Need Bullet Proof Vests to Protect Themselves from Christian Fundamentalists
John Stossel’s poor logic on minimum wages and jobs
In Iceland, The Spectacular ‘Waterfall Of The Gods’ Is A Sight To Behold
The Sick Olympics
Moral sentimentalism rules the ethical landscape. For radical change, the Left should take morality back.
Millennial Fired For Tweet
Fiscal Crises: Coming To A City Near You?
LIZ CHENEY: THE BOSS’S DAUGHTER
MIT report on Aaron Swartz’s prosecution is out, and it’s a “whitewash”
Video of Violent, Rioting Surfers Shows White Culture of Lawlessness
The GOP and the Albatross of White Racial Panic

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2 Responses to Links 8/1/13

  1. Min says:

    Actually, it’s a Henry Kissinger joke. From the time when there really were dirty hippies. 😉

  2. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    A person’s type of happiness can affect their genes
    Oy, bad reporting. By “genes” they mean “gene expression.”

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