Links 8/5/15

Links for you. Science:

The folly of expecting institutionalized funding
Scientists call for ban on live salamander imports to US to stop skin-eating disease
40 Per Cent of NYC High Schools Do Not Offer Advanced Math and Science Courses
How to change the minds of vaccine skeptics? Scare them.
The Spandrels Of San Marco Revisited: An Interview With Richard C. Lewontin


Discovering the Myth of the Lost Cause in Montgomery, Alabama: How a search for a secret led me to discover the self-delusion of the South (must-read)
Meteora, Greece
Macroeconomic Theory and Operational Reality
Death of a Young Black Journalist
How to Talk to Your Child About Elon Musk
This South Korean neighborhood banned cars for a month — and people loved it
Episcopal priest on road trip with interracial family shares harrowing story of police harassment
I Wonder What Econ 101 Could Tell Us About This
The Teen Who Exposed a Professor’s Myth
Americans have forgotten what we did to North Korea
Homme de Plume: What I Learned Sending My Novel Out Under a Male Name
Another health care fail, in ovarian cancer treatment. Best in the world, my ass.
One sentence that explains why Obama is struggling to finish his big trade deal
Why Do the Unconvicted Die More in Jail? (that’s not the real story; look at the figure carefully)

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1 Response to Links 8/5/15

  1. jrkrideau says:

    So more unconvicted people die in jail than there are prisoners? I had not realised there was that high a mortality rate among guards, administrators and visitors.

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