Links 7/14/17

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Links for you. Science:

Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies
Since this New York Magazine article (“The Uninhabitable Earth”) is getting so much play this morning, I figured I should comment on it
These Coloradans say Earth is flat. And gravity’s a hoax. Now, they’re being persecuted.
The Candida Overgrowth Problem: Too Much Yeast? No, Too Little Science
Do not accept New York Mag’s climate change doomsday scenario

Other:

Fireworks For The Fourth: No, The United States Was Not Founded To Be A ‘Christian Nation’
The opioid crisis is straining the nation’s foster-care systems
Why did Europe lose the Crusades?
Memo to Democrats: You Need A Clear Message for Universal Health Care
San Francisco’s Civil War Over Affordable Housing
Sinclair’s proposed purchase of Tribune Media is bad news for St. Louis
This woman’s name appears on the Declaration of Independence. So why don’t we know her story?
The Real Story Behind the Republican Effort to Kill the Individual Mandate
Chicago won’t allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future (unfunded mandate…)
The Book That Predicted Trump’s Rise Offers the Left a Roadmap for Defeating Him (good, but Obama isn’t a translational figure)
Is Mike Pence betting it will all come crashing down on Trump?
Taking Stock of the Times Blockbuster
Call it Metro schadenfreude: As New York’s subway woes worsen, Washingtonians offer sympathy
Dupont Underground looking for donors to build on initial success
Trouble in America’s Country Club: Companies are fleeing Connecticut. Home values are stagnant. What happened to the nation’s richest state?
Where’s the water? In the nation’s capital, dry fountains mar the landscape. (but whatever could we possibly spend money on?)
Alex Jones warns of pig/gorilla/human hybrids who can talk

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