Links 3/15/19

Links for you. Science:

Scientists have discovered a shape that blocks all sound–even your co-workers
The assessment of intrinsic credibility and a new argument for p < 0.005
Preprints and NIH Study Section Behavior
I really don’t like stupid studies on the business of doing science
The war on ‘prediabetes’ could be a boon for pharma—but is it good medicine?


When I was 19 or 20, I was approached by a rich family that was friends with my mom. The dad asked me to help his 17 year old son with his college essay for his application. I said sure, contacted the kid, and set up a time for him to come over….
Rebel Girls: D.C. Women In Punk
Imagine Committing Fraud for a Kid and Then She Just Starts Vlogging
I Was a College Admissions Officer. This Is What I Saw.
The Largest Employer In D.C. — The Federal Government — Doesn’t Offer Paid Family Leave.
Union Employees Authorize A Strike Against Their Own Union
Democrats aren’t serious about reparations
Hillary Clinton Is Still Deeply Confused About What Happened in Wisconsin. Here’s Why That Matters.
Ex-Maine governor: Democrats’ ‘money comes from’ Jews ‘for the most part’
60 seconds of people doing things at ridiculous skill levels
Howard Schultz’s schmattas to riches story doesn’t check out at all
How Google’s Bad Data Wiped a Neighborhood off the Map
MMT Responds to Brad DeLong’s Challenge
One in Six U.S. Jews Identify as Republican
Trump Suggests His Supporters Could Turn to Political Violence If His Opponents ‘Go to a Certain Point’
When Elon Musk Tried to Destroy a Tesla Whistleblower
Trump Tweeted About Making Daylight Saving Time Permanent and Actually, Yeah, Sure Let’s Do It
With Democrats in control, the Koch Brothers and their stooges are hopping mad in Colorado
Trump’s Tweet About Patrick Moore Is Fox News Regurgitation at Its Most Dangerous
Who Is Patrick Moore, Fox News’ New Anti-Climate Change Hero?

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