Crime:[Cr1] En route to talking about ecigarette regulation, Carl V Phillips talks about cops and drug dealers and how they do would, and do, communicate.
[Cr2] Damn if this isn’t the most surefire get-out-of-relationship-free card I’ve ever heard of.
[Cr3] In Mexico, the drug wars have reached the capital.
[Cr4] New York is working on ways to catch illegal guns. Enforcing the laws on the books is good, though “radioactive to ever pick up a gun” is possibly concerning.
[Cr5] Must suck to be ratted out by your own parrot.
[Cr6] Blessed be, it looks like there are some limits to how much we’re going to indulge sex offender registries.
Law:[L1] Should parents lose their children due to low IQ? Presumably there is a brainpower threshold below which they cannot take care of their children, but I’d think it would be lower than this.
[L2] It’s hard to express the many ways in which this is a bad idea.
[L4] Sex, it would seem, matters to older women too.
[L6] Ahhhh, brevity.
Science:[Sc1] Science is having a reproducibility problem, but these nine cognitive psychology findings have withstood the scrutiny.
[Sc2] Why does mister scientist hate science?
[Sc4] Michael Rosenblatt and Sachin Jain are worried that conflict-of-interest rules are doing more harm than good.
[Sc5] Oh, crap, I’m screwed.
[Sc6] The Angry Chef is mad at bad science.
Technology:[Te1] A serious look at Trump’s solar border wall.
[Te4] Points to Steve Jobs, who called this a long time ago.
[Te5] In our post-labor future, drugs and video games may be our savior.
[Te6] This is like a modern day Jules Verne novel.
[Te7] We are a wretched and sinful people. Well, half of us.
Education:[Ed1] Some more marginal STEM majors might do well to switch to the business major.
[Ed2] Wow, this is a monumental screwup. It’s never going to be exactly right, but that’s a lot of slots.
[Ed3] A new study says that whites and Asians look at education differently.
[Ed4] I think… some people desperately want this to be true.
[Ed5] Kellan Monroe argues that the conservative war on liberal campus politics has backfired.
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