Links 10/22/17

Links for you. Science:

How to save the planet with bacteria poop
How a Quarter of Cow DNA Came From Reptiles
Psychologists are facing consequences for helping with torture. It’s not enough.
How Domestication Ruined Dogs’ Pack Instincts
Facing Public Outcry, New Mexico Restores Evolution and Global Warming to Science Standards


Resisting #TheResistance: A suburban mom’s views on where to p
ut your pink pussy hats
(a little over the top, but there are some good points here about anti-Trumpism versus policy)
Budapest Secession Architecture
The Answer for Standing-Room-Only Subways? More Standing Room
Shake-Up at Democratic National Committee, Longtime Officials Ousted (yet another reason this Old Liberal Democrat has trust issues with the Democratic ‘leadership’)
Cory Booker Explains Why He’s Making Legal Weed His Signature Issue (his track record on economics is spotty, but he has been very good about this)
He’s Poison, Part II
Report finds state lab withheld breathalyzer test results
Weinstein and the women who ‘benefited’
This Is What A 21st-Century Police State Really Looks Like
Wary of Hackers, States Move to Upgrade Voting Systems
A black man charged in his own beating, and Charlottesville’s lasting hatred
The weakness in D.C.’s voucher program
Tech’s push to teach coding isn’t about kids’ success – it’s about cutting wages
White Nationalism Is Destroying the West
America Loves Plausible Deniability (they are who we said they were)
We tried meatless ‘Impossible Burger’ at two D.C. restaurants. Here’s what it tastes like.
The Poors
What Is ‘Taxation Without Representation’? Makes It To Jeopardy
The U.S. Military – Pampered, Safe And Very Scared

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2 Responses to Links 10/22/17

  1. jrkrideau says:

    Psychologists are facing consequences for helping with torture. It’s not enough.
    Those involved were completely immoral and unethical. Anyone with a licence should loose it. And, if possible there should be criminal charges.

    No idea what to do about the APA but there should be some very severe sanctions

  2. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    How a Quarter of Cow DNA Came From Reptiles

    Interesting, but skims over an important point: those transposons not only had to get from one species to another, which could be accomplished through parasites, but it also had to get into the germ line.

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