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link dump!

Haven't done one of these in a while.

Boston live bus speeds map. http://bostonography.com/2013/live-mbta-bus-speeds/ Main site links to other neat maps too, like voting demographics http://bostonography.com/2012/blue-and-bluer-massachusetts-and-boston-2012/

Someone at the Economist does a takedown of that "women breadwinners" hand-wringing http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2013/05/women-breadwinners

Two different cases of village development in India. State policy matters. Nationalizing your welfare food distributors helps. http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21566699-rural-india-there-hope-worst-policies-can-be-improved-tale-two-villages

Poland still fighting over IVF. http://www.economist.com/blogs/easternapproaches/2013/05/polish-politics-0

Girl Genius authors have an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/1fcxje/we_are_kaja_and_phil_foglio_creators_of_gir

Squeezing breasts might fight breast cancer. http://news.uk.msn.com/health/squeezing-breasts-can-stop-cancer

Solar panel power costs dropping exponentially. 24/7 reliable power, probably not so much http://www.economist.com/news/21566414-alternative-energy-will-no-longer-be-alternative-sunny-uplands

Crime spree of Christians vandalizing atheist billboards http://www.examiner.com/article/america-s-shameful-christian-crime-spree

libertarians are wrong: Obamacare increasing handwashing in hospitals http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/05/29/hospitals_and_hand_washing.html

libertarians are right: dentists trying to get a monopoly on tooth whitening http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/05/28/alabama_tooth_whitening.html

Islamophobes are wrong: most terror incidents in Europe are due to separatists, not Islamists. http://www.loonwatch.com/2011/11/updated-europol-data-less-than-1-of-terrorist-attacks-by-muslims/

Teacher disciplined for telling students of their rights http://reason.com/blog/2013/05/27/high-school-teacher-faces-discipline-for

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fpb
Jun. 1st, 2013 07:22 am (UTC)
The result of believing everything you read in the papers.
mindstalk
Jun. 1st, 2013 03:43 pm (UTC)
Was that in response to something?
fpb
Jun. 1st, 2013 05:08 pm (UTC)
That I did not have the time or patience to tackle all the stuff I thought worthless.
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