Links 2/24/14

Links for you. Science:

Oxford Nanopore at AGBT 2014
No, GMOs Won’t Harm Your Health
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Why The Weather’s Been So Bad: As the U.K. floods and the U.S. freezes, blame it on increased rainfall in the West Pacific, and some meandering jet streams. (And maybe blame climate change).
The Seeds That Sowed a Revolution
What will happen after the rhinos are gone?

Other:

Let’s get straight who is paying for whom (important)
Football workers of the world unite
Rise of the me first mothers: Changing nappies in restaurants. Brazenly promoting their little darlings. CATHERINE OSTLER identifies an infuriating new breed of parent (Verily, there are assholes and they walk among us. I doubt the kid per se has much to do with it)
A Few Words on the Ukraine
How to Write About Tax Havens and the Super-Rich: An Interview with Nicholas Shaxson
PARANOID BILLIONAIRES ARE JUST RICH VERSIONS OF GEORGE ZIMMERMAN AND MICHAEL DUNN
The Problem With Little White Girls (and Boys): Why I Stopped Being A Voluntourist
Why Some Bostonians Refuse Shelter In The Dead Of Winter, And How They Survive
Was the American Revolution a Civil War?
How Self-Branding Killed Individuality: On the Decline of the Renaissance Man
The Math That Predicted the Revolutions Sweeping the Globe Right Now
Our Country Is Up To No Good Again– This Time In Venezuela… And On Behalf Of Big Oil
At DCF, death’s sad calculation

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