Links 10/26/15

Links for you. Science:

Dirty Rant About The Human Brain Project (excellent)
The Little-Known, Disfiguring Disease That’s Coming Our Way
The “Dark Matter” of a Compound Collection
The Fats You Don’t Need to Fear, and the Carbs That You Do
Seed Money: How Kevin Folta got entangled with Monsanto, created a shady podcast alter ego, and spurred a hot public debate over conflicts of interest in big ag


Racists Urge Boycott of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Over Black Lead, and Most of Them Love Trump
Haunted by hackers: A suburban family’s digital ghost story
On your bike! Moped rider begs for mercy from angry elephants who attacked him because they are sick of noisy motorcycles in national park (I’m with Team Heffalump!)
Trump Is Right About 9/11: George W. Bush didn’t do all he could to prevent the attack—and it’s time Republicans confronted that fact.
Christie administration’s abrupt end of N.J. housing program may strand 3,000 residents (this is awful and why friends don’t let friends vote Republican)
Salt Lake City Wants to Put Buildings In the Medians of Its Extra-Wide Streets
Politicians are invading our medical exam rooms
Sweet City Ride – The Empress of India Company LTD
How to write an essay about teaching that will not be published in the NYT, Chronicle, IHE, or anywhere else
Who Could It Be
Homan Square revealed: how Chicago police ‘disappeared’ 7,000 people
How Can We Achieve Age Diversity in Silicon Valley?
The Democratic Party is in deep trouble: The big question that Bernie Sanders is at least trying to answer
Egberto is Right, “Corporatocracy IS Scared of Sanders.” But MSM Loves Emperor’s New Clothes (leaving aside the notion that the “corporatocracy” is a monolith, there is a really important point about the ‘media filter’, similar to one I made here. Once the political press corps is doing chewing on Sanders, they’ll return to chewing on Clinton)
Kevin Johnson Wants Certain People To Not Talk About Kevin Johnson
Even with a New Prime Minister, Canada Is Chained to the Keystone Pipeline

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