Links for you. Science:
A drug-resistant malaria superbug is on the rise — here’s why that’s so concerning
Florida county says one trap killed 26,000 mosquitoes in 16-hour period
The high cost of academic reimbursement
Bite force research reveals dinosaur-eating frog
A Breath of Fresh Air: D.C. Summers In Last Four Years Have Had The Cleanest Air In Last Decade
Americans as a whole haven’t lost their minds, but the GOP has
5-foot snake found in Worcester manhole
Memo To Whole Foods: Jews Don’t Eat Cake On Yom Kippur
The new reality of old age in America. “I’m going to work until I die,” says one 74-year-old in a generation finding it too costly to retire.
This Is How We Once Changed Gun Laws
Why School Choice is the Last Thing America Needs to Solve Its Huge Racial Wealth Gap
The Military Was Ready in Texas and Florida. What Went Wrong in Puerto Rico?
It’s Time to Ban Guns. Yes, All of Them.
“I Wanted to Tell the Story of How I Had Become a Racist”: An Interview with Historian Charles B. Dew
Jewish Family Finds Anti-Semitic Flyer On Doorstep In Ward 3
4 ideas in the GOP tax plan that Democrats should support
Pundits: They Love Political Norms that “Both Sides Do It,” Hate Accurate Descriptions of Republican Policies (thought Brendan Nyhan was better than this)
It’s time we have a talk about this administration’s realities. (narcissists are gonna narcissist)
There is something broken in Trump.
This Future Looks Familiar: Watching Blade Runner in 2017
The Republicans’ tax plan will impede growth
Mass shootings are an American problem. There’s an American solution.
D.C. May Make It Easier for Low-Income Homeowners to Replace Lead Pipes (“A 2013 study even found fetal death rates spiked in D.C. in 2001 when lead levels peaked, and birth rates increased after the city implemented protections for pregnant women.”)