Links 7/26/14

Links for you. Science:

They’re Here: Massive Mayfly Emergence in Wisconsin
Exciting findings in schizophrenia genetics – but what do they mean?
U.S. CDC says it ‘may never know’ how bird flu mishap occurred
An investigation of the false discovery rate and the misinterpretation of P values (I wrote about an earlier version of this here)


Failing the Third Machine Age: When Robots Come for Grandma. Why “caregiver robots” are both inhuman and economically destructive (it’s the Judge Dredd economy)
The waste of war (very good)
One more time: The Republicans have no incentive to moderate
Women Who are Ambivalent about Women Against Women Against Feminism
How Forbes got to $475 million
Harry Reid Might Have Saved Obamacare by Going Nuclear: The ACA subsidies decision likely will be overturned by the full appeals court
Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block: A new kind of tracking tool, canvas fingerprinting, is being used to follow visitors to thousands of top websites, from to YouPorn. (Ghostery blocks it)
A look back at the early days of D.C.’s bicycling laws
Secrets of New York’s realtors: ‘All apartments are basically four walls’: How to find the client, seal the deal and collect the broker’s fee? The training manual issued to realtors at one New York firm, seen by the Guardian, reveals all
‘Terror Reporting’ Has Gone Way Too Far
Limousine liberalism’s good works

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