Links for you. Science:
We can and should improve reproducibility. But it’s not a crisis, so can do it without panic.
Genes Don’t Cause Racial-Health Disparities, Society Does. Researchers are looking in the wrong place: White people live longer not because of their DNA but because of inequality. (headline notwithstanding, it’s pretty good)
Our literature isn’t a big pile of facts
Grant writing: don’t apply unless you are above average?
Baby octopuses hatching
What Happens When You Build a Town Around a Prison?
DDOT’s newest performance parking program will be its best
The Real Problem With That Chart
Vincent Orange Introduces Resolution Honoring…Comcast (still an asshole!)
SPECIAL BPS INVESTIGATION: THE OPERATORS
One Company’s New Minimum Wage: $70,000 a Year
Jeb Bush’s Administration Steered Florida Pension Money to George W. Bush’s Fundraisers
Economists Still Think Economics Is the Best
Redistribution Can Involve Less Government Rather than More
How Boston embraced the Booth brothers
The Celebrity Illusion: Why does America invest so much in the idea of fame?
What school waitlists tell us about the demand for public schools
Would You Let the I.R.S. Prepare Your Taxes?
Nearly One in Five D.C. Houses Now Costs More Than $1 Million
Republicans push for a permanent aristocracy (when Dana Milbank sounds like an Occupy supporter, something’s happening here…)
Congress Considers Bill to Help Domestic Violence Victims Escape With Their Pets