Links for you. Science:
The Mating Habits of Early Hominins: A newly sequenced Neanderthal genome provides insight into the sex lives of human ancestors.
Tracking the Secret Lives of Great White Sharks
The Science Behind the Grants on Senator Coburn’s Hit List: The Waste that Wasn’t
Hey, Tom Coburn: Why ‘Wasteful’ Science Is Important
The Empire of R1a1a and the Levites
Memo to the Times: Boston is a lot closer than Helsinki
It’s not the supply, it’s the demand
2013 will be remembered as the year that deadly, suffocating smog consumed China
Macbook webcams can be remotely activated without any sign
The Death of the Blog, Again, Again
The War Nerd: Saudis, Syria, and “Blowback”
Raw Data: Inflation Is Going Down, Down, Down
Conservatives Should Be Thanking A&E For Suspending “Duck Dynasty”
Even Doctors Believe in Obamacare’s Death Panels (the last paragraph…)
Whistleblowers Vindicated as Presidential Review Group Recommends Alternative to NSA Vacuuming Data
Get ready for a massive renewable energy boom: Renewables are projected to be the fastest growing source of energy over the next 30 years. And that’s a conservative estimate.
KIPP Forces 5th Graders to ‘Earn’ Desks By Sitting On the Floor For a Week: One hundred 10-year-olds spent the first week of school sitting on the floor. What was it they were supposed to have learned?
The Rich Are Paying a Smaller Share of Taxes Under Obama
Major Charter School Chain’s Classrooms Look Like Cubicles for Telemarketers:Rocketship charter schools are backed by some of the biggest names in the tech world and claim high test scores.