Links 8/17/13

Links for you. Science:

What a student learned from a conference: “Go away” (must-read; also it might not be bad advice)
So you want to be a marine biologist? (excellent and funny)
When 75% plus 75% equals 30%
Megafauna extinction affects ecosystems 12,000 years later
Cottonmouths in the Ocean: Fact or Fiction?


The Meaning of Oaths and a Forgotten Man (excellent)
The Golden Age of Newspapers: A Short History (excellent)
I work with adult homeless individuals in the Boston/Cambridge area (good read)
Musk’s Hyperloop math doesn’t add up
Presentation Myths: I Need a Laser Pointer
After I banned tipping at my restaurant, the service got better and we made more money
Total hawk, total tosh
I know I’m not Oprah, but I’d still like to try that on…
Mindless Budget Reporting: Fooling Some of the People All of the Time
Why are Appraisers Furious at Fraud by their Peers while Corporate Lawyers are Complacent?
Short and hot, George Zimmerman faked being a hero?
An Open letter to the American People about a Project to Accurately Commemorate the American War in Viet Nam
Refereeing the Neil Irwin-Bette Midler Debate on Larry Summers
Generation Lead
Today in Anti-Choice Terrorism
Students Today “Hook Up” No More Than Their Parents Did in College

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