Links 10/28/18

Links for you. Science:

This Weirdly Geometric Iceberg Is Freaking Us Out
CDC’s Redfield on Trump’s transgender proposal: Stigma is ‘not in the interest of public health’
Identifying the source of perytons at the Parkes radio telescope (read the abstract; pdf)
FDA Experts May Reconsider Diabetes Drug Safety Rules
Amazon And NIH To Link Biomedical Data And Researchers
A “Friendship Bench” in Zimbabwe is changing the way we think—and talk—about depression


The Cult of the Form (excellent)
Trump takes an old Republican lie and makes it even worse
It’s okay to let your transgender kid transition — even if they might change their mind in the future
Take the skinheads bowling
It Isn’t The Lies, It’s The Lying
The Secret Lives of Central Bankers
Metro Reasons: Computer-driven trains are coming back — that’s good news for riders
Washington Ballet is struggling with empty seats and a $3 million debt. What will turn it around?
How conservatives are turning against one of their core economic principles: efficiency
Mike Davis on the Crimes of Socialism and Capitalism
Mum from Northern Ireland tweets her abortion from a Liverpool hospital
Meet the Obama Appointee the Trump Administration Loves
Why Are So Many People In San Jose Fighting Housing for Teachers?
The Full Measure of a Teacher
Blackface is Bad
Trump’s anti-trans proposal may increase prejudice. Here’s one way to combat it. (these same researchers debunked earlier work in this area)
Why There Isn’t More Affordable Housing In The D.C. Area

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