Links 11/3/15

Links for you. Science:

Marijuana Use, Abuse and Dependence Increased Over the Past Decade
Scientist who found new human species accused of playing fast and loose with the truth (utterly ridiculous, see this)
Denominators matter
Genetics Probe Identifies New Galapagos Tortoise Species
One-fifth of all known hydrothermal vents are threatened by deep-sea mining


The Many Lives of St. Marks Place (excellent; it was an amazing place late 1980s to mid-1990s)
How People Actually Fought With Swords
Pitting Poor Against Poorer in the Fight for Tips
The case against Luxembourg
No pity for the Bush family: They built the modern Republican Frankenstein
DC’s Newest Condo Amenity: A Marijuana Grow Closet
More segregated cities spend less on parks, roads and sewers
Amazing days at the New York Times!
Springtime for Grifters
Knives, guns, blood and fear: Inside the Texas biker shootout (if these were not white gangs…)
As Heroin Use by Whites Soars, Parents Urge Gentler Drug War
Navigating DC’s Narrow Streets
There’s No Evidence In Clinton White House Documents For Clintons’ Story On Anti-Gay Law
Some Of Us Were Alive In The 90s (I’m not looking forward to four years of unforced errors)
Turkish faith movement secretly funded 200 trips for lawmakers and staff
Theranos, Facing Criticism, Says It Has Changed Board Structure (go figure)
The Republicans are right. We in the media do suck.
The Narrative Frays for Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes (headline is bidnessspeak for ‘no longer bullshitting VC guys, but actually having to deliver results to authorities)
GOP and the Rise of Anti-Knowledge

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