Links 8/22/13

Links for you. Science:

Researchers and coffee consumption
What If What You ’Survived’ Wasn’t Cancer?
New CDC Estimate: 300K Americans Diagnosed With Lyme Disease Each Year
Snark Week: The Souless Flesh-Eating Kea
Pseudo-nature Photographers of Indonesia

Other:

“Indescribably insane”: A public school system from hell. Pennsylvania’s right-wing governor drains public schools of basic funds — and the sickening details will shock you
Notes from the Unpaid Intern Underground
Boston mayoral candidates’ views on extended learning time
‘Structural Unemployment?’ Why Not Throw Money at the Problem?
Verizon is going to extend subway wireless service on Boston’s MBTA
Crushed by the Cost of Child Care
What’s Missing From Common Core Is Education for Democracy
The Big Silicon Valley Super Powerball Lottery
Coined by Shakespeare? Think again. New research indicates he didn’t make up all those words—he just used them better.
In Which We Watch Felix Salmon Vanish into the Weeds of the Economics of the Washington Post…
WSJ editorial page publishes op-ed based on fake stats
Content economics, part 3: costs
Britain forced Guardian to destroy copy of Snowden material
Guardian bombshells in an escalating battle against journalism: Greenwald partner’s detention, prior-restraint threats, and smashed hard drives
Snowden Wars Episode V: The Surveillance State Strikes Back

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