Links 10/7/14

Links for you. Science:

Modern scientific heroes maybe aren’t so much
It’s Not Just Tang: NASA’s widespread influence on everyday design
Most People With Addiction Simply Grow Out of It: Why Is This Widely Denied? The idea that addiction is typically a chronic, progressive disease that requires treatment is false, the evidence shows. Yet the “aging out” experience of the majority is ignored by treatment providers and journalists.
Superbugs should scare you more than Ebola in US
Keys to Controlling Ebola in the US: Travel Records and Infection Control (excellent)

Other:

Why Police Lineups Will Never Be Perfect
Boeing moving 2000 jobs from Washington state (this is outrageous)
Why am I Using This Shitty iPhone 4?
A Hospital From Hell, in a City Swamped by Ebola
The Importance of Ignoring Your Boss
So why is our infant mortality so bad?
Ebola outbreak shuts down malaria-control efforts: Public-health experts fear that one epidemic may fuel another in West Africa.
Higher Education’s Aristocrats
How American Intelligence Works in the Twenty-First Century
This upcoming traffic apocalypse will be the end of Chris Christie
Is Uber’s Business Model Screwing Its Workers?
Brookings Hits the Bathroom Scale
Arizona Teacher Fired for Breaking up Racist Bullying of 4th Grader (but tenure is destroying America)

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