Links 12/29/16

Links for you. Science:

Scientists Teamed Up With Microsoft to Make Wolverine-Luring Skunk Bombs
Will We Miss Our Last Chance to Save the World From Climate Change?
Neanderthals in a boat? Not such a far-fetched notion after all
Anti-Vax Movement To Blame For Quadrupling Of Mumps Cases This Year
Comprehensive Genome Analysis of Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacter spp.: New Insights into Phylogeny, Population Structure, and Resistance Mechanisms


Armed protest planned for Whitefish (“Currently, my guys say we are going to be able to put together about 200 people to participate in the march, which will be against Jews, Jewish businesses and everyone who supports either. We will be busing in skinheads from the Bay Area.”)
Donald Trump Caged Your Reporters
How Two Academics Accurately Predicted Donald Trump Victory Using Twitter
The Problem of Whiteness meets the Problem with the Witless
Planned Parenthood focus groups suggest lack of attention on social issues helped Trump
Five myths about the Nativity
The Real History Of Hanukkah Is More Complicated Than You Thought (Hasmonean Liberation Day!)
What to Do Now
Why the white working class votes against itself (this is why programs have to be universal–no one opposes public library)
A letter to historians of the future — the 2016 election really was dominated by a controversy over emails
And There’s The Punchline
“The Narrative,” Neoliberalism, and Identity Politics
Why I Can Feel No Fear
Wisconsin Exit Polls – Beware the False Narrative (made similar point here)
Crime in Context
The Minnesotans on the ‘Professor Watchlist’ are disappointingly unthreatening
Council Passes Bills To ‘Ban The Box’ For Housing, Bar Employers From Asking About Credit History
Voters Really Did Switch To Trump At The Last Minute

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