Links 8/31/14

Links for you. Science:

A critical reanalysis of the relationship between genomics and well-being
The Climate Scientist Who Pioneered Geoengineering Fears It’s About to Blow Up
Pediatricians Officially Want High Schools To Start Later
Mysterious Kennewick Man looked Polynesian and came from far away


Why Are Harvard Grads Still Flocking to Wall Street? Students from elite colleges march off to jobs at the big banks and consulting firms less by choice than because of a rigged recruiting game that the schools themselves have helped to create.
Wrong Way Nation
D.C. Drivers No Longer The Worst, Says Insurance Company (Worcester and Boston)
An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth: A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters (not sure I agree, but interesting perspective)
Can Cities Ease Homelessness With Storage Units? Providing storage solutions for the homeless helps bring stability and dignity to their lives.
Confederate battle flag, like Nazi swastika, is offensive emblem of hateful cause (someone finally makes the American Swastika connection)
Popular gay dating app Grindr faces creepy security breach allegations
How did Silver Spring get its boundaries? And how would you define them?
Taylor Swift Reveals She Has Been A Feminist All This Time
How did America’s police departments lose loads of military-issued weapons? (and what could possibly go wrong?)
Back to School, and to Widening Inequality (I’m not sure Reich is correct about the test scores, but the policy is still sound)
Why Hasn’t Obama Fired John Brennan Yet? (J. Edgar Hoover lives…)
Mass. IDs at odds with federal law: Federal agencies blocking entry, citing compliance (having gotten a new drivers license recently in D.C., the REAL ID system, like most security systems, is an overreaction that just makes law-abiding citizens miserable. Because Mexicanists are stealing our golfs. Or something)

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