Links 3/17/14

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! Let’s celebrate with some links. Science:

Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science
Australia’s biggest stick insect found
Strong opinions about data sharing mandates–mine included
Only small number of symptomatic side effects reported in those taking statins are actually attributable to statins, study finds
Clinical Whole Genome Sequencing: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time?


Obama, The CIA, And The Limits Of Conciliation (excellent)
Why The White House Hasn’t Released Photos Of Osama bin Laden’s Corpse
Alabama city operates modern-day ‘debtors’ prison’
Primary Challenger Says South Carolina Is Tired Of ‘Ambiguously Gay’ Lindsey Graham
Small town America shouldn’t resemble war zone
How Much Do Doctors Really Earn? (I’ve never understood the hard-on some people have for cutting doctors’ compensation–they do important things, they should be paid well)
Paul Ryan’s Irish Amnesia
Bank of England Endorses Post-Keynesian Endogenous Money Theory
The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies
We Should All Be Eating More Insects, But We Probably Won’t—Yet
The New Faculty Wife
The Cold, Hard Lessons of Mobile Home U.
What’s Really Offensive About Paul Ryan’s Remarks
Resolving To Be Resolute

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