Links 5/19/15

Links for you. Science:

Troubling new research says global warming will cut wheat yields
Brains, Schools and a Vicious Cycle of Poverty: Research spotlights the grim effect of poverty on education
Swabs to genomes: a comprehensive workflow (excellent resource)
Fear, lothing, cell phones, and denial
Birth-weight boost tied to cleaner air during Beijing Olympics

Other:

The media’s reaction to Seymour Hersh’s bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful
The Establishment Is Losing Control: Britain Shows Us Change Is Possible
Lapdogs, redux: How the press tried to discredit Seymour Hersh’s bombshell reporting on CIA domestic spying
Why do Republicans really oppose infrastructure spending?
Air Force General Defies/Defiles Law By Witnessing for Jesus in Full Uniform on Worldwide TV
Predictable Results
Pipeline Blues: You And What Army. In which we learn that the FBI can protect things that are not built yet.
Republicans are trying to legally rig elections: Ohio poll tax edition
DeflateGate punishments are NFL’s weak attempts to right its own wrongs
This is how the NFL let deflate-gate get out of control and ridiculous
Councilors have a tip for operator of Faneuil Hall Marketplace: Leave the street performers alone
Why Are We Paying the NFL to Help the Pentagon Recruit Troops?
How Vox is Like Urban Dictionary
Old Photographs of Daily Life in Manhattan’s Chinatown from the 1900s
Millennials want a work-life balance. Their bosses just don’t get why.
Blinkers and Lies
The Chokehold of Calendars

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