Links for you. Science:
Bad luck and cancer – did the media get it wrong?
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
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