Links 9/20/15

Links for you. Science:

Microbiologists Find Another 30,000 Year Old Giant Virus in Siberian Permafrost
High-Tech Lights to Help Baby Sleep, or Students Stay Alert
Host genetic variation impacts microbiome composition across human body sites
Why are dinosaurs extinct? You asked Google – here’s the answer
Who Apes Whom?


Rethinking government debt (excellent)
“Follow Your Passion” is Terrible Career Advice
After 25 Years, Teach for America Results are Consistently Underwhelming
Wall Street Journal’s Scary Bernie Sanders Price Tag Ignores Health Savings
President Obama Not Thrilled With Trigger Warnings
War Without Reason: Henry Kissinger dismissed facts and data in favor of grandiose notions of moral power.
The continuing Republican war on gynecology
No, Bernie Sanders is not going to bankrupt America to the tune of $18 trillion
Racial Inequality and the Federal Reserve
Bloomingdale’s First and T used to be home to part of DC’s underworld
Welcome to the Courtroom That Is Every Renter’s Nightmare
The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration
Why the ‘Kitchen of the Future’ Always Fails Us
The Elite’s Childlike Commitment to Austerity
Professor’s killing highlights our vulnerability
Ta-Nehisi Coates: “For African Americans, unfreedom is the historical norm”
Pizza receipt warns of labyrinth, minotaur

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2 Responses to Links 9/20/15

  1. Chris G says:

    Gordon Marino’s column in the NY Times, “A Life Beyond ‘Do What You Love'” is a good complement to Poland’s piece. Link =

    Miya Tokumitsu’s essay, “In the Name of Love,” which Marino cites is also worth reading.

  2. klima says:

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