Links for you. Science:
New antimicrobials on the horizon (must-read; very encouraging)
Chemical Guesswork in West Virginia
Researcher Warns Lack of Raw Data Sharing Is Making Proteomics Vulnerable to Fraud
Shocking Study Finds Lions are Nearly Extinct in West Africa
Ouch! A dracula ant (Stigmatomma oregonensis) sinks her sting deep into the head capsule of a centipede.
A Hammock In Kentucky? (when ‘thoughtful conservatism’ collides with data)
A Japanese air force pilot and her manga portrait decal. (amazing)
The truth about charter schools: Padded cells, corruption, lousy instruction and worse results. Charter schools are sold as an answer. With awful discipline and shocking scandals, many really cause new problems
The Financial Benefits of Being Beautiful: The “beauty premium”—and why we pay it.
¡Turn it Around!
When Good People Do Nothing: The Appalling Story of South Carolina’s Prisons. A judge’s order in an inmate abuse case highlights the role played, or not played, by the state’s political and legal infrastructure.
The depressing psychological theory that explains Washington
Study Finds White Americans Believe They Experience More Racism Than African Americans
It Looks Like A Crazy Guy Just Walking Around In The Snow. Then You Zoom Out And.. Whoa.
Obama’s Corporate Plantations (hyperbole aside, this just seems like another race to the bottom)
The curious silence of libertarians on pot legalization
I’m Now Another Jew Who Has Been Barred from Speaking in a Jewish Building (in America)
The Florida State Seminoles: The Champions of Racist Mascots
Parody Parenting Magazine Doesn’t Pull Any Punches