Links for you. Science:
How many for-profit publishers are repackaging CC-BY articles into books?
What if Diet Soda Wasn’t Diet?
Cottonmouths in the Ocean: Fact or Fiction?
Endangering the Herd: The case for suing parents who don’t vaccinate their kids—or criminally charging them.
Listening to what cancer genome sequencing is really telling us
Opting for Free Time: Something’s missing from the work/life balance debate. (excellent, though I think there are a lot of little time sinks, such as increased commuting that also play a role)
Generation X gets really old: How do slackers have a midlife crisis? Gutted by the economy, shipwrecked by nostalgia, Gen X stares down a midlife crisis. Winona Ryder can’t save it
Jennifer Hoelzer’s Insider’s View Of The Administration’s Response To NSA Surveillance Leaks
Do you understand health insurance? Most people don’t.
Elites’ deplorable double-standard on corruption
Information overload, the early years: Five centuries years ago, a new technology swamped the world with data. What we can learn from the aftermath.
Porn Professor Hugo Schwyzer Comes Clean About His Twitter Meltdown and Life as a Fraud
Your mortgage documents are fake!
The Angry Moderate Reformer, Part I: The Rise and Fall of Tony Bennett, and The One Lesson We’ll Almost Certainly Ignore
The cruel trick played by history on Milton Friedman
Signs & portents
Air Travel Is Worse Than a Hummer With Wings
Smithsonian acquires Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership
Can Good Graphic Design Help The Homeless? A new project replaces the handwritten signs of homeless people with eye-catching recreations, but maybe the graphic design isn’t the point
The Door Revolves Again: the Former White House Health Reform Czar Goes to Private Equity Firm Looking for Investments Created by Health Reform