Links 7/17/15

Links for you. Science:

If a Bug Is Dropped From a Tall Building, Will It Splat?
What Does A Bullet Ant Sting Feel Like?
The Really Big One: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.
Fish diversity exploded when dinosaurs went extinct
Lyme disease is spreading faster than ever and humans are partly to blame

Other:

Hillary Clinton Tells Progressives: Trust Me, Trust Me, Trust Me (excellent; what she has said about economics is really disturbing)
A Petition Against a D.C. 7-11 and the Crypto-Classism of NIMBYism (by the way, if the Krispy Kreme were to leave in Dupont Circle, and a Dunkins replaced it, I would be very happy. Just saying)
The Greek Transportation Giveaway “Scandal”, or Why Germans Are Furious at Greeks
Norton: Hillary Clinton Supports D.C. Statehood (so do all the Democrats; no Republicans though… Also not clear what they’re going to do about it)
Extreme Frustration After Assault at the Troubled 7th and P St, NW Bus Stop
There’s Nothing Boring About Women’s Sports
Planned Parenthood “Sting” Video Is Yet Another Right-Wing Nothingburger
Resilience Is Futile: How Well-Meaning Nonprofits Perpetuate Poverty
Health Insurance Prices Take Off: Worker Pay Stagnant
Iran Deal: Why Would We Heed The Same Voices That Are Always Wrong?
Abandoned States: The Streetcar Graveyard of Windber, Pennsylvania
The Author of ‘The Cartel’ on America’s Role in Mexico’s Brutal and Bloody Drug War
You Can’t Be Pro-Euro and Anti-Austerity
Safari Content Blocker, Before and After (also see this)
Why the Iran Deal Makes Obama’s Critics So Angry
The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi Coates

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