Links 10/25/14

Links for you. Science:

“The Hot Zone” and the mythos of Ebola (must-read; accessible to non-scientists)
Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery (science rocks)
The Ebola Wars: How genomics research can help contain the outbreak.
Misunderstood spiders (funny)
Oh good lord: Sanjay Gupta and personal protective equipment

Other:

Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K. (it’s worth remembering that the original anti-monopoly arguments weren’t about protecting consumers, but small businesses and independent family farmers)
The Great Grift
For battered NFL wives, a message from the cops and the league: Keep quiet
Fighting Ebola, and the Mud
Landlords face crisis of their own in D.C.’s push to house the homeless
How Nigeria stopped Ebola
Why is the Boston Globe Covering Up for Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Baker?
No entry! The ‘haves’ of a wealthy Michigan suburb who built FENCES across the streets to keep out Detroit ‘have-nots’
Five Key Future Boston Transit Investments
A professor’s encounter with two Teach For America recruiters
Bill O’Reilly thinks poor people are greedier than rich people
Tom Cotton’s October Surprise
Russell Brand’s happy hippy horseshit

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