Links 9/19/14

Links for you. Science:

The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret It
Painkillers may decrease susceptibility to recurring urinary infections
Ivory Tower Phony? Sex, Lies and Fraud Alleged in W. Va. University Case
Watching the Birth of a New Breed: the Werewolf Cat
Fact or Fiction?: The Ebola Virus Will Go Airborne

Other:

Reboot or Die Trying
This Is What an Abortion Looks Like
You Want the Palin Brawl? Here it is.
Richard Dawkins: The Wrongering
Why Tipping Should Be Outlawed
The Real Reason You Don’t Care About The Apple Watch: Why is the Apple Watch a bit, well, boring? Because the next set of problems Apple has to solve is so much less fun than the last. (I would also argue the ‘marginal rate technological return’ continues to decrease with devices)
How ‘Consensual’ Sex Got A Freshman Kicked Out Of College And Started A Huge Debate
Anti-litter campaign in Times Square in 1955
The Superintendent Factor
School quality is the issue, says Catania. But his platform may not improve it. (it’s also worth noting Catania has really changed his views in the document)
The Poverty of Culture
The Forsaken: A Rising Number of Homeless Gay Teens Are Being Cast Out by Religious Families (“But the number-one hurdle to LGBT equality is religious­based bigotry. The face of the gay-rights movement shouldn’t be what I call ’40-year-old well-moisturized couples.’ The face of the gay-rights movement should be a 15-year-old kid that’s been thrown out of his house and taught that he’s a sinner.”)
Here’s Some Stupid For Lunch

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2 Responses to Links 9/19/14

  1. Viola Hover says:

    Richard Dawkins, PZ Meyers, Sam Harris: the whole atheist cabal is rotten through and through. What a bunch of moral degenerates, not because they are atheists but from the degeneracy of their morals.

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