Links 5/23/16

Links for you. Science:

Your Legacy on Earth May Be a Plant (or soil characteristics, which partly determine plant community structure)
5:2 diet no better than cutting calories, study finds
Zika Ready: D.C. Health Department Gives Out Survival Kits
Global emergence and dissemination of enterococci as nosocomial pathogens: attack of the clones?
Why It’s Preferable to Read David Sedaris on Paper: New research suggests whether information is presented electronically or on paper affects the way we process it


Study: Households Need To Make More Than $119,000 To Rent In D.C.
Let’s All Remember The Late-’90s Swing Revival (pretty good though gets the various ska scenes wrong)
Council Passes Own D.C. General Closure Plan, Angering Mayor. Bowser to Mendelson: “You’re a fucking liar! You know it can’t close in 2018”
The Post Office almost delivered your first email
For the poor in the Ivy League, a full ride isn’t always what they imagined
Confronting the Parasite Economy
Kendall Square Tech/Biotech/Biopharma Needs to Get Vocal About Transit!
How to fix Venezuela
Sanders and Class Struggle in the Democratic Party
I asked 5 fascism experts whether Donald Trump is a fascist. Here’s what they said.
Trebek’s boundless ego & 4 other observations from Jeopardy! in DC
DC has way more vacant properties than it thinks (putting these on the market could help with housing prices)
Misreading Data and the Damage Done
Congressman Matt Salmon’s oddly specific budgetary hit list
I watched Hillary Clinton’s forces swipe Nevada: This is what the media’s not telling you

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