Links for you. Science:
You’re not allowed bioinformatics anymore (must-read; accessible to non-specialists)
Hell yes: Komodo dragons!!!
Great Barrier Reef ‘in worst state since records began’: Scientists say reef will be ‘pretty ugly’ within 40 years, with large swathes of seaweed where complex coral structures once thrived
This one statistic about peer review will shock and surprise you
Tom Engelhardt: Requiem for the American Century – Paragraph by Paragraph (very good)
Quashing Jewish Dissent on Israel
When Lockheed Gives You Lemons
Why not worker control?
Exclusive: High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Blackmail Is a Huge – Unreported – Part of Mass Surveillance
Busy Doctors, Wasteful Spending (how is a primary care physician supposed to manage your care if she sees you for ten minutes every year? This isn’t medical care at all)
Smile For The Aliens
Hong Kong at night
From Inside and Outside the Iron Dome, Once Again: “If you continue looking up to the sky, you will not notice that the house is already burning from within.” A reader in Jerusalem on the real threat to his country.
Mission Finance: why money matters
The Ultimate Banksy Gallery (127 photos)
Officials expect Silver Line parking demand to outstrip supply (a commuter rail without parking. Fucking brilliant. Ugh)
Tel Aviv Is Under Red Alert — In Many Ways. Why Are Peace Activists Getting Beat Up?