Links 8/14/13

Links for you. Science:

Sleep Could Be Key To Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Why pterosaurs weren’t so scary after all
What Causes Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)?
Daily Mail finds a nifty way to cover science: Use other people’s stories.
The 20 Most Hilarious Research Tweets from #OverlyHonestMethods

Other:

The Tea Party’s paranoid aesthetic (must-read)
‘New Southie’ can’t mask drug problems (it’s worth noting that virtually all census tracts in Southie are at least 70 percent white; this isn’t ‘white flight’)
How the Post Was Lost
Edward Snowden is a patriot
Bezos/Washington Post (though in the short run, I have no idea how you pay the bills with $1 – $5/1000 clicks)
Everything you know about drugs is wrong
The dude on the realities of retirement
There is no terrorist threat: The feds want you to think there is, compliant media goes along
Mass. officials must investigate Todashev death
Parents’ suit cites anti-Semitic attacks on son
A quick story about plagiarism, starring the Daily Mail!
Arid Southwest Cities’ Plea: Lose the Lawn
An Industry Pining for Bookstores
After Guantánamo, Another Injustice
How Conservative Mormon America Avoided the Fate of Conservative White America

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