Links 9/2/15

Links for you. Science:

Biologist Spots Rare Slimy Nautilus for First Time in 30 Years
UC San Diego Program Readies Grad Students For Jobs Outside Academia
Do Helix’s Numbers Work?
Here’s what happens when you try to replicate climate contrarian papers
FDA wants food companies to hand over their pathogens (bad title, interesting story)

Other:

Effects of Restrictive Licensing of Handguns on Homicide and Suicide in the District of Columbia (if only there were a policy or something we could do…)
Tech nerds are smart. But they can’t seem to get their heads around politics. (very good)
Martin O’Malley Proposes ‘Immediate’ Boosts To Social Security Benefits, Plus Other Expansion
Jorge Ramos Commits Journalism, Gets Immediately Attacked by Journalists
After 4 States Approved A Big Utility Merger, DC Shocked Everyone By Denying It Over Clean Energy
Democratic Party elites have abandoned public education
Why Fox News’ Defense Of Megyn Kelly Is Going To Backfire
Hurricane Katrina showed what “adapting to climate change” looks like
Political Flyer Circulated In Detroit Suburb: ‘Let’s Get The Blacks Out’
Cover of the Moral Majority Report from July, 1983
I Can’t Stop Reading One-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks
What Country Are GOP Candidates Talking About?
Joint Employers
Nerds and Hacks Unite! You Have Nothing to Lose Except Your Chains.
Some are questioning whether all students should be on a college prep track (I do think we need to bring back vocational courses, very uncertain about vocational track)
Grumpy Cat is getting a wax statue at Madame Tussauds

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1 Response to Links 9/2/15

  1. ocschwar says:

    We have enrollment spots for about 50% of each high school graduating class. The other 50% are on the vocational track, whether we prepare them for it or not.

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