Links 1/22/16

Links for you. Science:

Shark nursery discovered in New York waters
Oral history project documents beginnings of biotech industry
Swimming with the World’s Biggest Fish
Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years
Inside the Eye: Nature’s Most Exquisite Creation

Other:

Robert Reich: Six Responses to Bernie Skeptics. The backlash is based on lies. (#2 is particularly important; I would rather have Sanders making executive appointment than get a bunch of Wall Street/Center for American Progress New Democrat retreads–who then cash in several years later)
After Decades, Congress Effectively Lifts Ban On Federally Funded Needle Exchanges (that is to say, Republicans mostly stopped being assholes about this)
How Saddam Hussein’s Execution Contributed to the Rise of Sectarianism in the Middle East
Clinton Campaign Underestimated Sanders–But Also Underestimated Clinton’s Weaknesses
Who Killed Lawrence Phillips? The former first-round draft pick took his own life in a prison cell. But there is far more to this story (pretty sure repeated head trauma helped in this situation)
Clinton calls for new sanctions on Iran (militarism is a form of privilege)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Beautiful Mind
David Bowie’s bandmates explain just how he got them to sound like that
District leaders furious Walmart breaking promise to build stores in poor neighborhoods (no one could have predicted…)
Dick Smith is the Greatest Private Equity Heist of All Time
Testing Five Year Olds
Ryan Bundy: Native Americans have lost their claim to the Land.
Virginia Republicans swinging at electoral vote windmills

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