Links 11/29/13

Links for you. Science:

We lack the will to solve antibiotic resistance
Why Slather This Spinach Field In Poop? It’s All For Science
New Warning: Morning-After Pill Doesn’t Work for Women Over 176 Pounds
The Beastie Boys Did Not Sue GoldieBlox: A toy company used the band’s song for a commercial and then convinced everyone the band was wrong.
Could a brain scan diagnose you as a psychopath? A US neuroscientist claims he has found evidence of psychopathy in his own brain activity

Other:

The Audacity: Thrun Learns A Lesson and Students Pay
A letter to … my husband, who has autism spectrum disorder: The letter you always wanted to write
End the 1 Percent’s Free Ride: Taxing Land Would Solve America’s Biggest Problems. Want a real overhaul of the tax code? Here’s an elegant way to reduce inequality and mitigate poverty — in one tax.
Something Is Rotten at the New York Times
What Happens When Great Teachers Get $20,000 to Work in Low-Income Schools? Results. (encouraging, but other studies haven’t found results. Hopefully, this isn’t an outlier; also, given year-to-year variability in teacher assessments, wonder if there’s a different lesson to be learned here?)
The Long Shadow Of Iran Contra
Dissertation does NOT mean divorce
Backlash by the Bay: Tech Riches Alter a City
The Last Goofy Remnant Of The British Empire
It Lowered Wages, as It Was Supposed to Do
The Untold Story of Military Sexual Assault (this should put to rest the notion that rape is primarily about sexual attraction)
Obamacare and brand new Democrats: The GOP’s biggest nightmare

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1 Response to Links 11/29/13

  1. Min says:

    Proposing a land tax and no mention of Henry George? {sigh}

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