Links 8/22/14

Links for you. Science:

Let’s talk about housecats and how fucking weird they are evolutionarily/anthropologically (excellent)
Shark Week Lied to Scientists to Get Them to Appear in “Documentaries”
Mob Destroys Ebola Center In Liberia Two Days After It Opens: Fear and denial of the deadly virus are pervasive in Liberia. The mob exponentially increased the risk in one of the country’s biggest Ebola hot spots. (unfortunately, this is probably the correct use of the word exponentially)
WHO ponders treating Ebola-infected people with blood of survivors


Stop calling abortion a ‘difficult decision’ (excellent)
The Skills Gap is Most Evident in Retail Trade and Restaurants
DISGRACE: Scott Walker Scandal Heats Up As More Racist, Anti-Semitic Emails Discovered
The unrecognised benefits of grade inflation
Who belongs in America?
Here’s Why Stealing Cars Went Out of Fashion
Twitter Starts to Change the Central Logic of Its Service
Where’s the Justice at Justice? (Dowd finds a nut)
Heritability & inequality
Monopoly is a bureaucrat’s friend but a democrat’s foe
Indian Prime Minister Uses Biggest Speech Of The Year To Slam Rape Culture (now, if he only didn’t enable pogroms)

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