Links 5/18/18

Links for you. Science:

Scientists fighting back on the “reproducibility crisis” hysteria
For six decades, ‘the man with the golden arm’ donated blood — and saved 2.4 million babies
Stanley Falkow, microbiologist who studied bacteria and the diseases they cause, dies at 84
This is the most important tech contest since the space race, and America is losing
John Kelly’s know-nothingism
Eric Lander apologizes for toasting Jim Watson


How Pro Wrestling Ate American Politics (And The World)
Stop saying the Trump era is ‘not normal’ or ‘not who we are.’ We’ve been here before.
Who Exactly?
When the apocalypse is a feature, not a bug
The Corcoran Is Giving Away 10,862 Works Of Art For Free
All Betsy DeVos Knows Is How to Profit From Schoolchildren
In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is Muted
A warning to the Democratic Party: You cannot win like this
Arthur Cotton Moore’s Unbuilt Washington
NoMa and Capitol Hill representatives criticize DC’s slow progress on bicycling and Vision Zero
How Many D.C. Suburban Office Parks Became Ghost Towns
Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in blockbuster ‘Superman,’ dies at 69
Will Robert Mueller *69 Junior’s Phone Calls to a ‘Blocked Number’?
Megan McArdle Is an Idiot
Essential Consultants, the Trump Foundation and Donald Trump’s need for ready cash
Qatari Investor: Michael Cohen Asked Me for a Million Dollars
Scott Pruitt’s Budget Meeting Had No Shortage of Entertainment
Democrats Know the Country’s Problems Didn’t Begin—and Won’t End—With Trump
I’ve Paid $18,000 To A $24,000 Student Loan, & I Still Owe $24,000

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1 Response to Links 5/18/18

  1. sglover says:

    About the pro wrestling piece: If you think of him as our first true TV president, entertaining/representing the US of TV (possibly the one true political heartland of the US of A) Trump’s antics almost begin to make sense.

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