Links 1/23/18

Links for you. Science:

A Popular Algorithm Is No Better at Predicting Crimes Than Random People
When Celebrities Talk Science
A warm-weather plague killed more than half of this endangered species in three weeks
Rare Display Of Light Pillars Dazzle Across North America
Listeriosis outbreak’s getting worse


The Spartans Were Morons (funny, very good)
Why President Trump’s war on the media is a failure
How Republicans set the stage for Trump’s corrosive ideas on immigration
Aziz, We Tried to Warn You
The Miscellaneous Bros of
FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump
Some of Capitol Hill’s Worst Problems Have Nothing to Do with Trump
Trump’s HHS director compares anti-abortion activists to Holocaust victims
Why I Hate Michael Wolff’s New Trump Book
‘Entire aisles are empty’: Whole Foods employees reveal why stores are facing a crisis of food shortages
Shutdowns Are Part of the GOP Brand. Of Course They Get the Blame.
What should scare us about Trump’s porn star scandal
The Russia scandal just got bigger. And Republicans are trying to prevent an accounting.
Motherland Connection: Go-Go Goes to Africa
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
Increasing Minimum Wages Do More to Reduce Recidivism Than Prisoner Reentry Programs

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