Links 4/18/18

Links for you. Science:

Denial By A Different Name: It’s Time to Admit That Half-Measures Can’t Stop Climate Change
Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles
Do Bird-Eating Mice Pose a Danger to Wisdom the Albatross?
Did Drinking Give Me Breast Cancer?
Fighting to Save America’s Bats


Trump’s recent tweeting is pretty clearly a sign of precipitous decline in office.
Trapped In The White House: Many Trump Aides Are Too “Toxic” To Get Jobs
Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up (92 year-old man who couldn’t and wouldn’t follow the law decides to send one last fuck you to the rest of us)
When Is a Church Not a Church?
Teachers Get Baseball Bats to Confront Shooters in Pennsylvania District (they’re not even real bats!)
A Tale of Two Headlines (the sooner Andrew Cuomo is forced out of the Democratic Party, the better off Democrats will be)
The new @latimes owner is moving the newsroom from its historic HQ to El Segundo. I’ve been lucky enough to inhabit and explore the interlocking buildings at 1st and Spring for over a decade. I’d like to share it with you.
Why New York City Stopped Building Subways
I was one of Facebook’s first users. I shouldn’t have trusted Mark Zuckerberg
Broadband adviser picked by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai arrested on fraud charges
Should Texas teachers walk out, too?
WANKER OF THE DECADE – 8th Runner Up: Richard Cohen.
Your Coachella Money Is Going to a Right-Wing Billionaire Who Funded Anti-LGBT and Anti-Marijuana Causes
Game theory, Larry Samuelson and one of the most widespread myths in economics
James Comey is not a hero
Richard Cohen’s privilege, explained
When we can’t agree to fight against neo-Nazis, we’ve reached a new low

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