Links 10/9/14

Links for you. Science:

Sometimes CSR just kills me
A Giant Charger That Juices Up Electric Buses in Three Minutes
Budget Cuts “Eroded Our Ability to Respond” to Ebola, Says Top Health Official
Rep Harris wants to help the “Young, Brilliant and Unfunded”. Allegedly.
Battle between NSF and House science committee escalates: How did it get this bad? (with a little preparation by professionals, the twenty scientists could probably make very convincing cases for their research; let them do it)

Other:

Tom Cotton and the era of post-truth politics
More Shit You Will Never Read About
The Mysteries of Inequality Are Only Mysterious to Elites
The psychological “foundations” for neoclassical economics
In Congo, trapped in violence and forgotten
U.S. academics bemoan ‘rigged’ fight in battle against BDS
Question why your relative needs to be at a rehab facility
Talmud study mandatory in South Korea, and the kids love it! (this is weirder than when kosher wine was in vogue in Japan)
Freedom from food: It takes time to plan a meal, to say nothing of cooking and eating it. What if we could opt out of food altogether?
Metro has eleven types of station architecture. Learn them all with this one interactive map.
The world’s greatest stock picker? Bet you sold Apple and Google a long time ago. (actually, I held onto my Apple shares for >25 years, partly through fanatical belief and partly due to inertia)
Growth and Inequality in the U.S.: when “shared prosperity” means shared by the very few

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