Links 12/19/17

Links for you. Science:

‘We shall return’: Eugene Cernan was the last man to walk on the moon. There was no return.
As Zika Babies Become Toddlers, Some Can’t See, Walk or Talk
CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
Smoke from wildfires may be surprisingly deadly, scientists report
EUCAST proposes to change the definition and usefulness of the susceptibility category ‘Intermediate’


The Biggest Whoppers From the FCC’s Net Neutrality Meeting
Motherboard & VICE Are Building a Community Internet Network
A feast for regulatory parasites
Americans Don’t Really Understand Gun Violence
The view from Sacré-Cœur: on Paris, London and the case for urban density
Nice Things
What if You Couldn’t See This Page?
Metro audit shows Red Line defect similar to the one that caused deadly 2009 collision
Elon Musk just released his mental map of L.A. (fuck you Elon Musk)
Pennsylvania Governor to veto anti-abortion bill, calls it ‘an attack on women’
Leaks Show How Super-Wealthy School Privatizers Sought to Influence Hillary in Lead-Up to Campaign (and it doesn’t even mention the Pritzkers)
I Have a List of Replacements for the CDC’s 7 Banned Words
Why Is There No “Saudi-Gate”?
Why, Despite Our Media Company’s Record Growth, I Have Been Forced to Lay Off 40% of My Staff
Sadly, Trump Is Winning
Republicans are bringing ‘welfare queen’ politics to the tax cut fight
With two weeks of private bus shuttles, Metro dips a toe into outsourcing (and it worked so well with the Circulator…)

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2 Responses to Links 12/19/17

  1. Johanobesus says:

    This is probably a waste of time, since you don’t seem to pay any attention to your posts and never fix broken links or other issues, but since I can’t find any other way to get you a little message, here goes.

    For the past few days your links to Washington Post articles have gone to a pay wall. Google shows alternate links that go straight to the articles.

    Your link:
    goes to a version of the article blocked by a paywall.

    This link:
    goes to a free version of the article.

    I don’t know why there’s a difference, but your links are useless for me. I don’t have much hope that you’ll see this, since you don’t seem to curate your blog at all and don’t respond to comments, but there’s no harm in trying.

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