Links 12/19/13

Links for you. Science:

Banana Emergency Strikes Costa Rica
Discovery offers Ecuador Amazon parrot 11th hour hope
How to identify the bullet ant, Paraponera clavata (without getting stung…)
New FDA ‘Rules’ Not Likely To Reduce Antibiotic Use On Farm
Five things Randy Schekman should have done


Hark, the empty highways calling (absolute must-read)
The Weekend Uber Tried To Rip Everyone Off (BUT TEH REGULASHUNZ ARE EVIL!!)
It’s Us or Them
Indiana public schools ‘out-grow’ charter, private schools (though growth estimates should be taken with a grain of salt–although the sample size issues probably don’t apply at the whole-school level)
Top Russian TV star calls for gays to be burned alive in ovens, fans cheer
Chicago’s ‘Smart Card’ Debacle and Privatisation
Secret nudging or just plain obstruction? The Sunstein legacy.
China’s Shadow Currency: Bankers acceptance notes are financing tremendous speculation in China’s provinces. How long can this last? (this is insane)
Vigilante fights against lazy space savers in South Boston
Silicon Valley Is Living Inside A Bubble Of Tone-Deaf Arrogance
One Country Saved Its Jews. Were They Just Better People? The surprising truth about Denmark in the Holocaust
Toward a New Liberalism

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2 Responses to Links 12/19/13

  1. joe mccauley says:

    Who the bleep is Uber? Should I care?

  2. hipparchia says:

    i use that ruml article (taxes for revenue are obsolete) a lot when talking to people irl about how our money system works. i’m always glad to see it get linked to.

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