Links 1/6/15

Links for you. Science:

Bad luck and cancer – did the media get it wrong?
Homegrown bioterror
Really shameful overselling the microbiome from the American Society for Microbiology regarding lupus
Are two thirds of cancers really due to bad luck?
2 Million Reasons India Should Restrict Antibiotics

Other:

Sunday Morning Comin’ Down (excellent)
A very helpful elephant
New York City police officers are protesting by refusing to work. It’s not the first time.
A theory of jerks
Stop blaming mental health for gun violence. The problem is guns.
Chicago gave hundreds of high-risk kids a summer job. Violent crime arrests plummeted.
Public Marriage Proposals Must Die
The Fresh Prince of Belles Lettres
The Benefits of Fewer NYPD Arrests: New York cops started a “virtual work stoppage” to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio. That might be a good thing for New Yorkers.
The NYPD’s ‘Work Stoppage’ Is Surreal: In an alternate universe, the New York Police might have just solved the national community-policing controversy.
MARIO CUOMO, 1932-2015.
Gun Culture and the Manly Virtues
Slacking Workers of the World Unite: We’ve made an art of wasting time at work. But to what end?
It’s Time To Arrest Ultra-Orthodox Jews Who Delay Flights Over Seating (arrest is a bit much, but they should be removed from the flight)
The long, slow death of our watering holes

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3 Responses to Links 1/6/15

  1. driftglass says:

    Thank you very much!
    I am honored.

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