Links 9/19/15

Links for you. Science:

Don’t Delay News of Medical Breakthroughs (one reason the details are important is because among the elderly falling due to dizziness can be just as life-changing as heart disease)
Alabama schools are evolving—big changes to science curriculum
How to read a phylogenetic tree
Birds in love produce more babies, study shows: A new study finds that birds who freely choose their own mates have 37 percent more offspring than those which were paired up by researchers in a sort of avian ‘arranged marriage’ — findings that have far-reaching implications for conservation and captive breeding practices
Feral Cats Can Destroy the Environment


America’s Gun Problem and the Reassertion of Christian Leftism
TSA Doesn’t Care That Its Luggage Locks Have Been Hacked (‘security’ is not about keeping you safe)
Capitol Hill residents blast idea of new Redskins stadium at RFK
Bernie Sanders declares war on the prison-industrial complex with major new Bill
“If we hadn’t been part of the Smithsonian, we would’ve gone the way of the Corcoran.”
Fantasies and Fictions at G.O.P. Debate
What the World Got Wrong About Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
The D.C. library is trying to create a go-go archive and needs your help
President Obama Has No Time for Trigger Warnings: Meanwhile, places that don’t heed political correctness are, shockingly, discriminating against people
“Somebody Is Running Against Hillary Clinton. To the Hackmobile!”
The Left Wing of the Fundable (though a lottery system helps somewhat)
Jon Chait wrote an optimistic take on climate change. Is it justified?
What Do You Say to a Roanoke Truther?
Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs
Paul Krugman Carefully Explains Why We Never Had to Worry About the Second Great Depression

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