Links for you. Science:
Meant to Keep Malaria Out, Mosquito Nets Are Used to Haul Fish In
Deflategate: The Final Chapter
NIH awards $3MM Grant to Develop Rapid Diagnostic Test for Lyme Disease
Is redoing scientific research the best way to find truth? During replication attempts, too many studies fail to pass muster (stupid title, very good post)
When it comes to measles, it is a small world after all
The killer algae making Hong Kong’s water glow
Where the people are (“If half the people live in these blue shaded areas of the country can they really be called “elites”?”)
Where’s the Empathy? (excellent)
I Don’t Vaccinate My Child Because It’s My Right To Decide What Eliminated Diseases Come Roaring Back
The Shelly Files II – State Capture (if being Speaker confers this much power, it should be a statewide elected office)
Can Wall Street Take Down Big Pharma?
Kinloch connection: Ferguson fueled by razing of historic black town
This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote: It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Boston’s Long Island slotted for Olympic shooting range (and after the homeless and indigent are moved out, we’ll build condos!)
France admits soldiers have deserted to ISIS, including ex-elite special forces and French foreign legionnaires
Cities and the Environment–A first order effect? (yet amazingly D.C.’s elite has no clue, and still favors car-centric policies; probably because they drive everywhere)
The First Date That Changed Everything: My husband and I separated after 30 years of marriage. When I met someone on eHarmony, my whole perspective shifted — but not in the way I thought it would.
The dark lining to silver cloud in Lawrence’s school system (actually, MA doesn’t do very well with special education students, though that has some conflation issues with how such students are defined)
After Deadly Metro Smoke Incident, Finger Pointing and Lawsuits
Historical Places Obama Should Protect Through the Antiquities Act
If you don’t understand how people fall into poverty, you’re probably a sociopath