Links 5/2/14

Links for you. Science:

Smithsonian’s dinosaur hall to close Monday for five-year, $48M renovation
Don’t let anybody tell you that manually entered data is inconsistent.
Chick-fil-A Does the Right Thing: Will consumers accomplish what the FDA has not?
Bacterial whole genome sequencing revisited: portable, scalable and standardized analysis for typing and detection of virulence and antibiotic resistance genes.
The random risks of randomised trials


1916: Suffragette on a scooter
George R.R. Martin’s Pacifist Tendencies
On civility, again
The Untold Story of Larry Page’s Incredible Comeback
This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Keytar Bear attacked on the streets of Boston
How Many People Are Wrongly Convicted? Researchers Do the Math.
Drones will cause an upheaval of society like we haven’t seen in 700 years (and then they force us to eat salad)
Airline Luggage Labels
Is Israel an Apartheid State?
Of Course The U.S. Is An ‘Oligarchy’ — We Keep Electing The Rich
Cliven Bundy and his fellow “welfare ranchers” (I’ve never understood why private landowners aren’t pissed about being undercut by the government)
Kerry “apartheid” controversy shows limits on debate over Israel
High Plains Moochers
Kindergarten show canceled so kids can keep studying to become ‘college and career ready.’ Really. (related post here)
MMT Does Do Policy

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