Links 2/28/16

Links for you. Science:

This may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but it’s not!
Florida Officials Drain Lake Full Of ‘Toilet’ Water To Coast
NP-complete problem solved with biological motors
Half of black gay men will be infected with HIV, CDC finds
Methodology of paper linking vaccine to behavioral issues “seriously flawed,” says retraction


A City Breaking Apart: The Incomes of DC’s Poorest Residents are Falling, While Economic Growth is Benefiting Better-Off Residents
Fareed Zakaria Is Wrong: The Left Has Plenty of Good Solutions for Inequality, They Just Don’t Get Mentioned in the WaPo Opinion Pages
Who’s Winning the Great Bernie Magic-Math Battle? (what wonks just don’t get is that their concerns, compared to wages and employment, are distant, secondary concerns. People don’t care about deficits)
Folks Worried About Robots Taking Our Jobs Need to Learn Arithmetic
The Place Where the Poor Once Thrived: San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley, used to be the best place in the country for kids to experience a Horatio Alger, rags-to-riches life. Is it still? (it’s easier to be poor, when the poor aren’t segregated)
The Unsettling Mystery of the Creepiest Channel on YouTube
One last thing. #WhichHillary
US voters rage against potholed roads and poisoned water
The $100,000 job: Garbage workers
Debtors’ Prison in 21st-Century America
36 year-old DESTROYS 29-year-old millennial who “ripped” 25-year-old Yelp employee who got fired after complaining about her salary
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Every GOP candidate is wrong about political correctness
Of voting, watermelons, the Confederacy, and ‘freeing’ some slaves in South Carolina
The Clintons’ War on Drugs: When Black Lives Didn’t Matter
Even as the debate over charter schools in Massachusetts heats up, the ultimate goal of the experiment is anyone’s guess (or, ‘how charter expansion is taking money from a highly successful public school’)
How to make someone unfollow you on Twitter
TIME Magazine Now Falsely Claiming Bernie Sanders Himself Yelled ‘English Only’
Who Will Be Public Education’s Nixon?

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