Links 5/18/14

Links for you. Science:

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford
Sex differences in experiments, and the role of animal models experimentation
When Predators Vanish, So Does the Ecosystem
Your Gluten Sensitivity May Be In Your Head
Why the Japanese Think Westerners Smell Bad (Well, One Reason)

Other:

It’s Not Always a Bad Thing for Rents to Rise With Transit Growth
Six Charter School Myths
And the Ukraine Sanctions heat up
Quick, Nobody Apologize to Dylan Byers! (His 2013 Piece About Jill Abramson Is Still Awful)
Market priesthood
THE VA’S PROBLEMS REALLY ARE A SCANDAL. WHY HASN’T THE GOP MADE THE VA THE NEW BENGHAZI/IRS/OBAMACARE?
Former GOP Senator Who First Hired McConnell Slams Him for Opposing Obamacare
Dispatches from the Conservative Legislation Lab
The Future of America’s Public Housing Stock: Demolition by Neglect
How One Principal Is Solving D.C.’s School-To-Prison Pipeline Problem (“We’ve got to stop incarcerating what is essentially adolescent behavior”)
The maximum freedom of the rich to influence elections
What Piketty’s Neoliberal Critics Get Wrong
More Fine FBI Work on the Marathon Bombing Case
I’m making $21 an hour at McDonald’s. Why aren’t you?

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