Links for you. Science:
A million ways to connect R and Excel
More Proof The Flu Vaccine Works
Research Shows New Flu Viruses Often Arise In Domestic Animals
Evolution in real time: 59,000 generations of bacteria, plus freezer, yield startling results
When and for how long is a cold contagious?
What Are The Gobshites Saying These Days? (absolute must-read)
The Crushingly Expensive Mistake Killing Your Retirement: 401(k) fees are costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime. (why, yes, they are. Inconceivable!)
The CBO Whiffs on the Minimum Wage (then again, I’ve never been a fan of CBO estimates)
Jaina Davis’ whimsical Potrero Hill home is artist’s utopia
Inequality By Design: It’s Not Just Talent and Hard Work
Bringing the Olympics to Boston? No way
The party of gridlock
Liberals: stop apologizing
It’s the guns (related thoughts here)
The Rich Aren’t Rich Because They Work Harder. They Work Harder Because They’re Rich!
Nicholas Kristof: Why Professors Suck! (really funny satire)
Before Blaming the Robots, Let’s Get the Policy Right
He’s A Bird
Ireland, Europe, and the U.S. and the Financial Crooks: Interview with Michael Hudson
National clown shortage may be approaching, trade organizations fear (you can’t make this up)
Is This Really Someone Gun Advocates Want On Their Side?