Links 11/10/13

Links for you. Science:

When Waste Becomes Home: Sea life settles on plastic
Correction by punctuation? PNAS fixes paper by putting quotes around plagiarized passages
Looking Nature in the Mouth
The Curious Case of Polywater: In the 1960s, scientists discovered a new form of water. How did they get it so wrong?


Storm Troopers Invade Twee Thomas Kinkade Landscapes
THE PROGRESS, THE GAPS AND THE SCANDAL: Young Mellie’s magical chart!
Antisemitism on the rise, says European survey: Poll of 6,000 Jewish people in eight EU member states finds three-quarters say problem has escalated over last five years
Obama Points Out How Simple and Easy It Is to Expand Public Insurance
Forty Percent Of Workers Made Less Than $20,000 Last Year
Vice President Biden congratulates the wrong Marty Walsh
Taking Aim at the Wrong Deficit
Inside the outrageous world of child cage fighting: Tiny boys who are trained to attack each other in America’s baby MMA arenas (it’s never too early to begin training tomorrow’s sociopaths today)
Chairs Don’t Change the World, Guitars Do: How Leo Fender inadvertently made the perfect modern object
Docs: don’t torture
No, driving is not better for the environment than walking
The Washington Post gets its pom-poms out!
How A Modest, $12,000 Electric Car Could Be The Future Of The U.S. Urban Market
Maps: The Mayoral Election Results

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