Links 1/11/15

Links for you. Science:

Science and the AAAS (not to mention the WHO) sell their souls to promote pseudoscience in medicine, part 2
The genetic load problem
Biochemist questions peer review at UK funding agency: Data show scores given to grant applications by external reviewers don’t correlate with what actually gets funded.
Surprise! With $60 Million Genentech Deal, 23andMe Has A Business Plan
Is being scooped the flip-side of a pre-print !?! It was for us.

Other:

Thank you for not voting your best interests (excellent)
Tech Titans Promoting Basic Income Guarantee as a Way to Shrink Government, Kill Social Programs
The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’
Road Funding Isn’t Broken. Why Fix It?
The Mars Rover of Calculators
Restaurant Review: Kappo Masa on the Upper East Side (really, read this)
No New Roads
Albert Camus’ The Plague: a story for our, and all, times
How to make $80,000 a year and pay no federal income tax
You Can’t Make a Living: Digital Media, the End of TV’s Golden Age, and the Death Scene of the American Playwright
Never Buy a Phone Again (I remember when the iPad came out and people joked it was an iPhone for the visually impaired. Now…)
So the NYPD stopped working and nobody noticed
Good Cop Blew Whistle on Corrupt Superior, She Was Fired for It. He got Worse, Was Just Arrested
Sharpening Contradictions: Why al-Qaeda attacked Satirists in Paris
The Right-Wing Terror Plot You Didn’t Hear About This Week

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