Links 8/12/15

Links for you. Science:

On the Appropriate Use of Statistics in Ecology: an interview with Ben Bolker (excellent)
The science of skipping breakfast: How government nutritionists may have gotten it wrong
Scientists Are Terrified Of Talking About The Planned Parenthood Videos
Perdue Sharply Cuts Antibiotic Use in Chickens and Jabs at Its Rivals
An Ancient Monolith Has Been Discovered in the Mediterranean Sea (if I’m not mistaken, this makes it much older than Stonehenge)


The Roanoke Colonists: Lost, and Found?
Bernie Sanders and Ferguson Gunfire: When Protest Loses Its Purpose: Bernie Sanders is forced from the stage in Seattle by a Black Lives Matter protest and a gunfight breaks out in Ferguson. Shouldn’t some of these protests be directed at politicians who actually oppose the cause as well?
Strike Two for Melissa Chiu?
Buildings That Celebrate the Beauty of the World’s Most Used Man-Made Material
Coming Soon to America: One Fare Card for All Transit
Here’s the Next Crisis “Nobody Saw Coming”
On rhetoric and strategy in social justice and leftist spaces.
The real reason American public transportation is such a disaster
Making Black Lives Matter to Liberals.
Republicans May Be Shooting Themselves in the Foot Over Abortion
An open letter to Mayor Nutter: You. Are. Screwing. This. Up.
I spent a weekend at Google talking with nerds about charity. I came away … worried.
Bernie and O’Malley release strong policy plans addressing police brutality; now waiting on Hillary
Washington Post reporter charged with trespassing, interfering with a police officer (first rule of holes: stop digging. Ferguson, the meth lab of democracy)
D.C. Punk Documentary ‘Salad Days’ Has A Piracy Problem (not cool at all)
A year after being arrested in Ferguson for not leaving McDonalds fast enough, two reporters charged
The stuff of D.C. punk history becomes part of the public record

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2 Responses to Links 8/12/15

  1. sglover says:

    Also worth a look is the excellent Mathbabe’s take on “effective altruism”.

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