Links 8/18/15

Links for you. Science:

Red Pandas Are Adorable and in Trouble
Planning To Study Science In College? Here’s Some Advice
Goals of science vs Goals of scientists (and a love letter to PLOSOne)
Why I published in PLoS ONE. And why I probably won’t again for awhile.

Other:

Governments do not need the savings of the rich, nor their taxes!
Looking forward on #BlackLivesMatter
Black civil rights activist recalls white ally who took a shotgun blast for her
In heroin fight, White House will push treatment
Why Red Light Cameras Have Big Safety Benefits But Little Support
How suburban sprawl causes segregation and isolates the poor
Republicans Against Retirement
Here’s where every single presidential candidate stands on Keystone — except Hillary Clinton
Sandra Bland the death of the police myth
NLRB dismisses ruling to allow Northwestern football players to unionize (what’s astonishing is the focus on “competitiveness”, not the workers)
The True Purpose of Microsoft Solitaire, Minesweeper, and FreeCell
Last kid in Cold Bay, a shrinking town near Aleutian Islands
“Chuck Brown Day is coming and it’s going to be GREAT!”
Is a people-watching paradise in peril? In a changing city, Meridian Hill Park’s human mosaic has shifted (the rose-colored glasses through which some people look at the past are amazing)
Lying to themselves at you

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