Links for you. Science:
Another BREATHTAKINGLY out of touch comment from the NIH Director and the Deputy Director in charge of Extramural Research
The GSS Discovers 10 Percent More U.S. Postdocs
Deadly lake turns animals into statues
Jellyfish Terminator Robots Suck Up 2,000 Pounds Of Jellies Per Hour
Autocorrelation: friend or foe?
Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online (very interesting)
The Government Shutdown Demonstrates GOP Hostility Towards Democracy
This Is What They Want
Which Helps Kids More: iPads or Eyeglasses?
Shut down the military, too!: Why exempting it is absurdly unfair. I respect service members, but giving them special treatment over other federal workers is dangerous — and wrong
Poll Shows Major Shift in Identity of U.S. Jews
What we should have been taught in our senior year of high school
An Old Witch Tells the President What to Do
The production of innocence and the reporting of American politics
“The only thing we really learned from the S&L scandal was how CEO’s should lawyer up”