Links 8/16/15

Links for you. Science:

MIT Has Plans for a Real ARC Fusion Reactor
Fasta-O-Matic: a tool to sanity check and if needed reformat FASTA files
For 40 years, computer scientists looked for a solution that doesn’t exist
Ben Carson has still not answered the right questions about his fetal tissue research
Registered clinical trials make positive findings vanish

Other:

Inside the GOP Clown Car
Why the Nation’s Nurses are Supporting Bernie Sanders for President
Without Tenure… (excellent)
Ask A Native New Yorker: Should I Jaywalk?
#BlackLivesMatter activists shut down Jeb Bush campaign event in Nevada
Putin’s Other War? Russians’ Binge Drinking
ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape: Claiming the Quran’s support, the Islamic State codifies sex slavery in conquered regions of Iraq and Syria and uses the practice as a recruiting tool. (the next time someone wants to overthrow a ‘bad’ government, remember that it can always get worse. Also remember that women and children get it the worst in wars, so try to avoid them.)
Black poverty differs from white poverty
Pregnancy Prevention in the US is a Slog
Lessons from Sesame Street about preschool education
Who wants to be a school teacher (or a fruit picker)?
WASHINGTON POST FACT CHECKER GETS SPUN BY ABORTION RIGHTS OPPONENTS
Evil but Stupid: Sy Hersh, secrecy, and paranoia
Meet Erik Munday, New Jersey Skateboarder Turned Mercenary
How One Woman Exposed The Way ISIS Uses Rape As a Weapon
The Bail Trap

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