Links 1/29/15

Links for you. Science:

Parachuting Beavers Into Idaho’s Wilderness? Yes, It Really Happened
This lizard looks like he’s just hatched a plan to take over the world
Though a leader in biotech, not all firms flocking to Boston
Why women leave tech: It’s the culture, not because ‘math is hard’
Minnesota issues ban on antibacterial ingredient

Other:

Memo to Joni Ernst: Most Americans want more than one pair of shoes
Disrupting Dentistry: How the poorest kids in Alabama are getting the best care.
One American City Enjoys a Hyperfast Internet—Any Surprise Corporations Don’t Control It?
Dianne Feinstein’s Husband’s Real Estate Firm Poised to Make $1 Billion Selling Post Offices (might have something to do with why Democrats aren’t fighting harder for USPS)
There are actual real no-go zones in Louisiana. Bobby Jindal might be forgiven for imagining them to exist in Europe.
Fog and rain over Yangshou
An amazing woman fields a troll on MLK Day and it was nothing short of inspirational
State Of The Union — The Next Day (seems we need a word that describes “very precarious but not really poor”)
The crowded cemeteries of Hong Kong – in pictures
American Sniper is a dishonest whitewash of the Iraq war
The Surprising History of American Sniper’s “Wolves, Sheep, and Sheepdogs” Speech
Boston city employees told not to badmouth Olympics
Oregon Was Founded As a Racist Utopia
Harriet Tregoning opposes DC’s row house downzoning plan (need to build housing for the households that live here…)
The boy who didn’t come back from heaven: inside a bestseller’s ‘deception’
The Bell Tolls for the Scam
Energy Think Tank Says D.C. Should Reject Pepco-Exelon Merger

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