Links 5/15/15

Links for you. Science:

Itte’s A Complete Disgrace That Science Published A Non-Scientific Propaganda Piece Authored By Employees Of Faceshitte
Large Study Finds MMR Vaccine Doesn’t Cause Autism, And May Lower Autism Risk
The G.O.P.’s War on Science Gets Worse
Spore Wars Help Fend Off Life-Threatening Bacterial Infections

Other:

WHEN RON PAUL FANS CHEERED, THEY WERE CHEERING FOR LUIS LANG TO GO BLIND
‘I Put in White Tenants’: The Grim, Racist (and Likely Illegal) Methods of One Brooklyn Landlord (but it’s not about race, because it’s never about race)
Why Billionaires Don’t Pay Property Taxes in New York: It’s the extreme end game of a tax code that shifts the burden from owners to renters, and from the wealthy to the poor.
Paper finds a surprising link between warm temperatures and math test scores
I was an undercover Uber driver
“You must remember this…”
Merit Pay: What the Literature Says
For the love of God, rich people, stop giving Ivy League colleges money
The New York Times Fucks Up Another Visit to D.C.
The nail salon crisis is not about your middle class guilt
Cruel and Unusual: The botched execution of Clayton Lockett—and how capital punishment became so surreal (what I noted was the utter aversion by the drug makers to being associated with the death penalty in any way)
1967: Welcome to Hashbury, capital of the hippies
Our transit systems are falling apart. What can we do?
WHEEL-E: LOCAL TRIO REINVENT THE WHEEL, WITH HELP FROM “TRON”
The Public School “Jewels” The Media Ignores
Is D.C.’s 5-cent fee for plastic bags actually serving its purpose?

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3 Responses to Links 5/15/15

  1. Vickie says:

    Please give the Washington Post a hard time about their patronizing horrid article today about the honey bee die off and the US importing honey. The author totally missed the value of bees, and the crucial difference between natives and the commercial hive bees.

  2. Good morning Mike! Thanks for linking to the Casablanca post. There’s a glitch in the URL though. It links to an empty page. Here’s the corrected URL.

    http://lancemannion.typepad.com/lance_mannion/2015/04/you-must-remember-this-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.html

  3. Thanks for the linkio, motherfucker!

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