Links for you. Science:
When even well-posed questions are hard to answer
This is where distrust of science really comes from — and it’s not just your politics (very interesting)
Are humans getting cleverer?
This is what happens to your brain when you stop eating sugar
Scientists announce anti-HIV agent so powerful it can work in a vaccine (nonsensical headline; good story)
Neuroscientists: Start Electing Advocates (excellent)
Some Owners of Private Colleges Turn a Tidy Profit by Going Nonprofit
Why BuzzFeed is the Most Important News Organization in the World
Raped on Campus? Don’t Trust Your College to Do the Right Thing
CPS Finds “Free Range” Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
BOSTON’S NEXT BEST SUPERINTENDENT
Delhi rapist says victim shouldn’t have fought back (some people are utterly unredeemable)
Marissa Mayer has completed step one (Flickr is still fucked up though)
‘Unsubstantiated’ child neglect finding for free-range parents (the last paragraph is genius)
Home Alone: The Criminalization of Free-Range Childhood
Conrad Hilton and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Flight (higher marginal and capital gains tax rates anyone?)
Downtown businesses buried under snow losses
10 Things To Know About The Boston Superintendent Search: Was Guerrero Bounced Out Of Harvard?
“Damn you sir; you will try”
Maybe That’s Not Such A Good Job After All?
Where Have All The Teachers Gone?
The Perils of Privatization
Honduras Is Sold as a Libertarian Paradise — I Went, and Discovered a Capitalist Nightmare