Links for you. Science:
Alternative medicine is my fault
The long and ugly tradition of treating Africa as a dirty, diseased place (I’ve wondered why ‘wild game’ in Africa is always referred to as ‘bushmeat’)
Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female
Deep sea ‘mushroom’ may be new branch of life
As California goes, let’s hope the rest follow
World War II: Internment of Japanese Americans
Is America’s health care underperformance a big lie?
The history of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” Poster (video)
How the NSA Helped Turkey Kill Kurdish Rebels
Will the Teaching Class Take the Lead?
Sinatra, Carlin, Inequality, Education, and America
“They are intellectually underpowered and full of themselves, because they’ve been told their whole life how wonderful they are”
On ISIS, Obama can’t win with media or public
Big Money Wants Hard Money—But Why?
Obama Shouldn’t Bomb ISIS in Syria: We have no strategy for intervening there, and no reason to think it will work.
Out-of-control judges’ new craze: Using electroshock and tasers on defendants
Ready, Aim, Fire. Not Fire, Ready, Aim. (Freidman finds a nut!)
Is the Boycott Movement Anti-Semitic? (the fourth paragraph usually goes missing in the whole debate)
How Boston changes in summer — by the numbers
Colleges Don’t Teach Much, but College Students Don’t Know It