Links 8/14/17

Links for you. Science:

Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report
Here’s the Real Science Behind That Fake Driverless Car
Weaning Itself From Elephant Ivory, China Turns to Mammoths
If Mary Beard is right, what’s happened to the DNA of Africans from Roman Britain?
Scientists create the first mutant ants


Trump gets a folder full of positive news about himself twice a day
Infiltrators with ties to James O’Keefe and Steve Bannnon allegedly go after environmental group
Let’s talk about who leftists distrust — and why
For Metro’s track inspection department, small problems may be the most difficult to solve
Salt Lake’s Dem Mayor Goes Undercover As A Homeless Man For Three Days. Pledges Vital Assistance.
When Silicon Valley Took Over Journalism (the perils of disaggregation)
Neighbors face uphill battle against abandoned foreign missions
Alley Fight Foreshadows San Fran Dustup
Nonprofit installs solar panels on roofs of lower-income households — free
Metro’s Office of Inspector General knew about falsified inspections nearly two years ago. Here’s the report.
Democrats, Don’t Raise the Debt Limit: Instead, they should aim to abolish it as a Republican weapon
Meet the Reporter Driving Fox News’s Biggest, Craziest Stories
Inside the world of Silicon Valley’s ‘coasters’ — the millionaire engineers who get paid gobs of money and barely work
The Mystery Of Nicole Mincey
Why is Harvard Professor Laurence Tribe Lying About Bernie Sanders on Twitter? (this is another reason why some of us liberal-lefty types have trust issues with other Democrats. But brocialists something something)
Why President Bush’s North Korea Failure Is Important to Remember
Don’t Believe the Latest Hype About D.C.’s “Reform Successes”
They’re All Bad

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