Links 9/5/13

Links for you. Science:

The pipeline isn’t leaky (excellent)
BioStat Decision Tree
The STEM Crisis Is a Myth: Forget the dire predictions of a looming shortfall of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians (this is news?)
Cephalotes atratus Gamboa, Panama
Put your money where your citations are: a proposal for a new funding system (intriguing)


Bill Watterson’s Uplifting Advice To College Grads, Illustrated In ‘Calvin & Hobbes’ Style
The True Story About Who Destroyed a Genetically Modified Rice Crop
Here’s a Video of a Kangaroo Fighting a Dog (I don’t know if it was just a lucky accident, but the roo using the stream to slow down his opponents is very clever)
Meet the Mayoral Candidates: What’s Your Vision for Suffolk Downs?
The Test of the Common Core
“They don’t have economics degrees. They’ve not been in business.”
White Supremacist Felon Caught With 18 Guns, 45,000 Bullets And A List Of Black & Jewish Leaders
Science Explains Why It’s So Easy to Hate ‘Painter of Light’ Thomas Kinkade
The Hidden History of New York City’s Central Library Plan: Why did one of the world’s greatest libraries adopt a $300 million transformation without any real public debate?
Philadelphia School District Considers Selling Million Dollar Art Collection for Cash (future generations are going curse us for our stupidity)
Unaccountable Rich Spooky Corporations: Making Everything Worse for Everybody
Russia is now scapegoating Jews in its battle against gays (this is what tzars do)
Ken Cuccinelli’s Involvement With Hardline Misogynists
Detroit and the bankruptcy of America’s social contract

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