Links 5/22/14

Links for you. Science:

Mice Run for Fun, Not Just Work, Research Shows (paper here)
In dogs’ play, researchers see honesty and deceit, perhaps something like morality
Antibiotic Resistance: A Mismanaged Public Good
Scientists Are Creating New, Incurable Diseases in Labs: Is that reasonable?
What if the worst happens? Losing the International Space Station

Other:

Vast global warming conspiracy exposed
R. Hunter Biden Should Declare Who Really Owns His New Ukrainian Employer, Burisma Holdings (this is actually relevant for 2016)
Mouthbreathing Machiavellis Dream Of A Silicon Reich
Bankrupt Housing Policy
No, David Brooks, we don’t need less democracy
NSA Spying Is a Power Grab
Tomorrow’s Fauxtrage Today
Tea Party Members Really, Really Don’t Trust Scientists
Biblical Abortion: A Christian’s View
How It’s Done In Jersey
Discriminating against women cost this leading Republican Senate candidate $15 million
The next big fight over the safety net
Censor Google (related thoughts here)
Why Economists Fail to Make ‘Rational’ Judgments and Why You Should Too

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1 Response to Links 5/22/14

  1. Min says:

    Why this distrust of climate science? It is a relatively new phenomenon. During the Bush I administration didn’t people in the US generally believe in global warming, regardless of political viewpoint?

    I suppose the answer is propaganda, and effective propaganda, at that. Maybe there is a good study there, if one hasn’t already been done.

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