Links 10/18/16

Links for you. Science:

Should Jonah Lehrer be a junior Gladwell? Does he have any other options?
Soaking A Bunch Of Toads In Their Own Bacteria Could Save Their Lives
The world’s favorite disaster story: One of the most repeated facts about Haiti is a lie

Other:

Why do Trump voters say they support Trump?
Clinton campaign questioned FDA commissioner’s ties to pharma
Without more information, riders shouldn’t accept Metro late night cuts (petition here)
Stuck At Work Overnight: End Of Late-Night Metro Trains Takes A Toll On Some
Bowser Says $100 Million For Affordable Housing Is ‘Historic.’ But Is It Enough?
Report: One Person Called In 84 Percent Of Dulles Noise Complaints (did the Mercatus Institute misrepresent the data to fit a preconceived notion? Of course they did!)
Is our next president going to care about transit and street safety? (nope)
Three Ways a President Alone Can Rein In Prescription Drug Prices
Cities spent millions on fast gigabit networks. No one is sure what they’re good for. (though I firmly believe when it comes to infrastructure, you should almost always overbuild)
Break the Silence: Hillary Clinton’s Role in the 2009 Military Coup in Honduras
I am a Terrible Doctor; and I’m Proud of it
The Old Debt and Entitlement Charade
In the End, I Guess I’m With Her

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3 Responses to Links 10/18/16

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Should Jonah Lehrer be a junior Gladwell? Does he have any other options?

    The comments section is interesting.

  2. mrtoads says:

    The Haiti story link goes to the “no firing bad cops” story, but the error appears to be at their end; when I clicked on the Haiti story front, it took me to the cops story. Sad!

  3. rwv says:

    “when it comes to infrastructure, you should almost always overbuild”
    I firmly believe we’ve got way to many roads already (but hey, I’m proud to say that regardless anything else, at least I’m not an American), but I won’t contest you per se on other forms of infrastructure.

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