Links 4/28/19

Links for you. Science:

Is Shakespeare’s DNA Hiding in the Folger Library’s Vault? “Project Dustbunny” Aims to Find Out
A new Twitter account is outing shoddy reporting in science stories
The Hitler Beetle and Other Oddities of Scientific Naming
Zapping brain with precise electrical current boosts working memory in older adults, study finds
Foodborne Illness Part 3: How Does Salmonella Make Us Sick?


San Francisco Had an Ambitious Plan to Tackle School Segregation. It Made It Worse. (bad lottery systems are very bad; not sure how general this is)
The Danger in Not Impeaching Trump
NBC4’s story about Dave Salovesh’s death frets about cyclists running lights (disgusting, NBC4)
A federal program was established to help disadvantaged areas. That’s not where most of the money goes.
Michigan Republicans threaten to impeach Democratic attorney general because they lost the election
Congress Needs To Lock Up Non-Complying Witnesses
NSA finally admits what we were telling them years ago: mass phone data collection is useless
How Your Employer Uses Perks Like Wellness Programs, Phones and Free Food to Control Your Life
Fast-Food Workers Are Always in the Line of Fire
Joe Biden Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen
Bullshitters. Who Are They and What Do We Know about Their Lives? (pdf)
My plan to improve our military housing
Amy Klobuchar has voted to confirm more than half of Trump’s judicial nominees
Scandals Reveal Corrupt Past for DCPS, Payday for Former Teacher
FBI Arrests New Mexico Border Militia Leader Larry Mitchell Hopkins
Is Blinded Review Enough? How Gendered Outcomes Arise Even Under Anonymous Evaluation
Cars are killing us. Within 10 years, we must phase them out
This is what running the country like a business looks like
What happens to traffic when you tear down a freeway?
Portrait of the President as a Gangster

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