Links 2/19/15

Links for you. Science:

How to Fight Superbugs: Start Spending Money
7 questions the Toronto Star must answer about their Gardasil story
GMO Spider Venom May Be the Next Viagra
Basic personality changes linked to unemployment
Nature journals offer double-blind review


Metro knew smoke-emergency system had problems before fatal incident (every failure was a managerial one)
See The Lincoln Memorial’s Earliest, Most Bonkers Designs
Where are the “Progressive” Democrats on Loretta Lynch’s HSBC Money Laundering Wrist Slap?
Tom Engelhardt: In Whose America? Machine Guns, MRAPs, Surveillance, Drones, Permanent War, and a Permanent Election Campaign
Is Google making the web stupid?
Google and blogs: “Shit.”
The Study that Foreshadowed the Three Fraud Epidemics that Drove the Crisis
Again, Washington is mocked for its winter weather wherewithal — by Bostonians (also see this)
Boston-area transit system head resigns after snow delays
What ISIS Really Wants: The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. (this is clean, compelling and tight, which makes me skeptical it’s this simple, but worth reading)
If Minneapolis is so great, why is it so bad for African Americans?
Density Does Not Cause Traffic
Hillary Clinton’s uncontested nomination is dangerous for her and her party
Double-layered veils and despair … women describe life under Isis
Why St. Louis Should Move to Illinois: It doesn’t belong in Missouri anymore.

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