Links 1/11/18

Links for you. Science:

Scanning an Ancient Biblical Text That Humans Fear to Open
In Africa, Geneticists Are Hunting Poachers
Why dolphins are deep thinkers
Har Gobind Khorana deciphered DNA and wrote the dictionary for our genetic language
The National Park Service Will Be Run By The Guy Who Helped Dan Snyder Cut Down Public Trees To Improve His River View


Oprah Winfrey for president? The idea reveals an uncomfortable truth (excellent)
D.C.’s Klingle bike path is a tragedy waiting to happen
Trump’s Mexico wall would be a gift to the drug cartels
Is Liberal Zionism Dead?
Ivanka Trump, stop the ‘you go, girl’ Oprah cheerleading. You’re complicit.
RUBBISH! Portland’s top brass said it was OK to swipe your garbage–so we grabbed theirs.
Baltimore City Public Schools’ Heating Issues Are Part of a Bigger Problem
‘We will lose practically everything’: Salvadorans devastated by TPS decision (years from now, we are going to look back on this with the same shame decent people have about Japanese internment during WWII. This is not deportation for many, but expulsion)
Israeli leader’s son under fire again for strip club banter
It’s on Republicans to stop a shutdown
Churchill’s genius was understanding how to keep working-class radicalism in check
The False Promises of Worker Retraining: Despite assurances from policymakers that retraining is the key to success, such programs have consistently failed to equip workers with the preparation they need to secure jobs.
It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking
Montgomery County Executive hopefuls discuss where you might be able to afford to live
Trump systematically alienates the Latino diaspora — from El Salvador to Puerto Rico and Mexico
Trump heaps more misery on vulnerable immigrants
You Can Make Your Walls Look Like a Metro Station’s Ceiling

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