Links 2/23/18

Links for you. Science:

Supplements are a $30 billion racket—here’s what experts actually recommend
The Cuttlefish, a Master of Camouflage, Reveals a New Trick
Borneo Lost More Than 100,000 Orangutans From 1999 to 2015
This Roman ‘gate to hell’ killed its victims with a cloud of deadly carbon dioxide
Laser scanning reveals ‘lost’ ancient Mexican city ‘had as many buildings as Manhattan’


Don’t blame ‘Washington.’ Blame the GOP.
LeBron James and Laura Ingraham Are Not Equals
Do You Believe Her Now? With new evidence that Clarence Thomas lied to get onto the Supreme Court, it’s time to talk seriously about impeachment. (but see this)
James Bennet Wants You to Be Quiet in the Name of Free Speech
How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws
NO: Bots Didn’t Trick Liberals into Ousting Al Franken
The more times I read the @jmartNYT and @maggieNYT analysis nominally probing if Russian intervention made a difference in the election, I’m struck by 2 things: its CYA tilt and its strangely bad sourcing.
Let’s Make the Most of the #MercerCulpa
Would Canadian gun laws have stopped America’s worst mass shooters?
Last Week at Wellesley
‘She had trusted me. And I’d turned her away.’ Chelsea doctor’s regrets lead to call to action on opioid patients
Does CA Need An Alternative to the GOP?
New Research Eviscerates Widespread Anti-Choice Myth
Why Do Liberals Feel the Need to Rehabilitate Terrible Recent Republican Presidents?
Nothing Is More Important Than The Lifetime Income Streams Of Elite Tenured Columnists
Can You Feel ‘Nauseous’?
How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t
The Greatest Obstacle To Participation In Public Debate
“Just an Ass-Backward Tech Company”: How Twitter Lost the Internet War

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