Links for you. Science:
National Academy of Science Member on ENCODE: “Worst Than Junk Food” @ENCODE_NIH
ENCODE 2014 versus ENCODE 2012 (with translations) @ENCODE_NIH
Your IQ isn’t constant: It changes over time (interesting paper here)
Diet Research, Stuck in the Stone Age
“No Means No” Isn’t Enough. We Need Affirmative Consent Laws to Curb Sexual Assault.
A Federal Judge Just Called Out The Big Lie Behind Texas’s Latest Abortion Restriction
Music Streaming Is Booming, and That’s a Problem for Music Sales
Will Everyone Shut Up Already About How the Nordic Countries Top Every Global Ranking? (however, aiming for Massachusetts is an achievable goal–and, educationally, would put us ahead of the Nordic countries)
Acting French: It’s hard to learn a new language. But it’s way harder to learn a new culture.
The flush mechanism is elaborate, unorthodox, and spectacular.
Obituaries for the Pre-Dead
Has the Burning Man Bubble Burst? (interesting leftist take on the whole thing)
Why midterm elections matter to you: Our view
Feast of the Wingnuts
Hard money is not a mistake
It’s harder to reach the American dream if you’re reaching all alone
Another Cuomo noninterference story falls apart (Cuomo actively undermined moderate and liberal Democrats)