Links 4/28/14

Links for you. Science:

Austria’s Ahead-of-Its-Time Institute That Was Lost to Nazis
Sailfish Use Inescapable Face- Swords to Wound, Then Kill
Introducing A Divorce Rate For Birds, And Guess Which Bird Never, Ever Divorces?
Doctors flunk quiz on screening-test math
Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations.

Other:

Blow up the Times Op-Ed page, and start again! Why Friedman, Brooks and Dowd must go (excellent)
So this is how Net Neutrality dies, under a Democratic President (whitehouse.gov petition here–not a great statement, but it’s the main petition)
Two college football players allegedly beat homeless man (could have just called the cops. Or you can batter a man into having to be hospitalized for three days. Either way)
Class Action: A Challenge to the Idea that Income Can Integrate America’s Campuses
The American Dream is dead. Long live the American Dream
Peter Van Buren, I’m a Whistleblower: Want Fries with That?
ALEC Model Legislation for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee
The way Standard Misinformation spreads! At the Times, everyone pitches in
Startups Anonymous: Things founders say to investors that are complete BS
Back to the Lab Again: In which I visit Arne Duncan’s alma mater on the hunt for *secret sauce* (related thoughts here)
The revolving door between Google and the Department of Defense
Prepping for a Ukrainian Massacre
Matt Stoller: No, America Is Not an Oligarchy
Downtown’s other lost department store

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