Links 11/17/13

Links for you. Science:

IgNobels 2013: Is your cow going to lie down soon?
Killing Sleeper Cells and Superbugs with Assassin Janitors
The Stereotypes About Math That Hold Americans Back: Speed doesn’t matter, and there’s no such thing as a “math person.” How the Common Core’s approach to the discipline could correct these misperceptions.
Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Former Soviet States (if we have a pandemic, I don’t think it will be viral but MDR and XDR TB)
Handing the Universe Over to Europe


If You Don’t Have a Consultant for Your Nanny, Your Children Will Never Succeed
7 Things No One Tells You About Being Homeless
Stop thanking the troops for me: No, they don’t “protect our freedoms!”: Why is pro sports constantly jamming military fervor down our throats? Their claims are wrong in more ways than one (very good, but I can’t even imagine the amount of hate mail this guy is going to get)
Everyone’s Talking About This Simple Solution To Ending Poverty By Just Giving People Free Money
Killing Conspiracy: Why the best conspiracy theories about JFK’s assassination don’t stand up to scrutiny.
Baseball’s dopey war on drugs: Steroids will continue to ruin MLB and other pro sports leagues as long as players are the only ones being targeted
The Forty-Year Slump
Syria Today Is A Preview Of Veterans Day, 2030
The Child-Rape Assembly Line: In Ritual Bathhouses of the Jewish Orthodoxy, Children Are Systematically Abused (treat them the same way the Catholic Church in the U.S. should have been treated: bring the RICO hammer)
16 American cities foreign governments warn their citizens about (basically, most major cities that have poor areas)

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