Links 5/11/14

Links for you. Science:

Why did humans grow four inches in 100 years? It wasn’t just diet
Cotton balls help Darwin’s finches to help themselves: Insecticide-laced nest materials offer a simple fix for parasite infestation.
Co-Infections With Viruses and Bacteria Linked to Children’s Asthma and Cold Symptoms
For Some, the Earth Is Still Flat
Gene startup 23andme casts eyes abroad after U.S. regulatory hurdle

Other:

An Election About Nothing
BOTH SIDES DO IT! (THOUGH ONE SIDE DOES IT MUCH MORE)
How Cyberbullying Is Making Sexual Assault on College Campuses Even Worse
A Heaping Dose of Economic Nonsense from Thomas Friedman on China
Academics Anonymous: why I’m leaving academia. I will no longer put up with low pay, unstable contracts and the requirement to be available at all times
The Great Smartphone War
Supreme Court gets it wrong on state-sponsored religion
She Had to Tell What She Knew
Bedside Manners
How the rich stole our money — and made us think they were doing us a favor
It Doesn’t Matter What Monica Lewinsky Writes in Vanity Fair. We Will Never Let Her Move On.
What a Real Propaganda Campaign Looks Like

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