Links for you. Science:
The risk of getting attacked by a shark off California has plummeted sharply since 1950, study says
Sequencing the genome creates so much data we don’t know what to do with it
Smithsonian sets up frozen-plant repository: Collection is intended to catalogue biodiversity and facilitate genomic research.
The myths of bioinformatics software
The Work We Do While We Sleep
Why I No Longer Eat Watermelon, or How a Racist Email Caused Me to Leave Graduate School
Donald Trump is the monster the GOP created (I’ve noted this before, but when you’ve radicalized Dana Milbank, you’ve really gone off the rails)
Trump is Using All the GOP’s Greatest Hits
Greek crisis: Germany’s most telling demand
The Confederate flag is anti-American (this might be the only Jeff Jacoby column I agree with)
An opportunity gamed away
The Secret Service Is Not a Transportation Agency (known as DC on any given day)
The Semi-Return of Clintonomics: In which Hillary Clinton talks big about big money, but it’s not the clean break from the past she needs.
Republicans really do want Americans to work more hours
Why Jeb Bush is Wrong to Focus on Growth Alone
How Germany defeated Syriza — and reasserted its hegemony over the eurozone
Paintings Are Objects That Are Bought and Sold: A Marxist take on art that can inform every field of human study.
Why U-Ark’s Charter School Philanthropy Study Is Just Wrong (the first paragraph applies to many things)
THE TERRIBLE REASON SCOTT WALKER PROBABLY CAN’T B.S. HIS WAY TO THE PRESIDENCY