At last, Los Links. Pretty heavy on the pepper spray, alas. Address complaints to Sergeant John Pike, UC Davis Police. But only if you’re wearing a face shield.
Occupy Wall Street
UCDavis Bicycle Barricade: Open Letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi.
Decrepit Old Fool: Violence for violence.
Myrmecos: I was wrong about #OccupyDavis.
Huffington Post: Militarization Of Campus Police.
Hullabaloo: Police, pain and peppers.
Speakeasy Science: Fox News Food Products.
Mim’s Bits: How Amazon Reviews Became a Vehicle for Protest.
The Atlantic: The Occupy Movement’s Woman Problem.
Quote and Comment: Excerpt from UC Davis 2010-2012 General Catalog.
Rolling Stone: UC Davis Pepper-Spray Incident Reveals Weakness Up Top.
Whiskey Fire: Ghosts of a Different Dream.
The Loyal Opposition: Pepper Spray at UC Davis.
Compound Eye: Why One Pepper-Spraying Cop Image Dominates.
Mountain Beltway: Friday fold: mafic metavolcanics.
Looking for Detachment: The Contact at Contact.
Master Organic Chemistry: Organic Chemistry Is Shit.
Scientific American: A New Creation Story.
Environmental Graffiti: 15 Most Incredible Plunge Waterfalls on Earth.
Wooster Geologists: Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Belemnites (Jurassic of Wyoming).
GeoKate in the Bay State: Metamorphosis of a Superhero.
Andrew Alden: Geoscience Makes Progress in California High Schools.
Lounge of the Lab Lemming: Migrating dinosaurs and oxygen isotopes.
The Loom: Are we the teachable species?
Science With Moxie: SwM meets #Sfn11 Day One: Words, Pitch, and Rhythm.
New Scientist: Watery secret of the dinosaur death pose.
The Scicurious Brain: Impulsivity, addiction, and your synapses.
Bad Astronomy: New satellite gets INSANELY hi-res view of Earth.
The Globe and Mail: As a brain surgeon, I know patients’ futures before they do.
Wired Science: Why Do Police Officers Use Pepper Spray?
Ancient Shore: Nothing But Blue.
Metageologist: Metamorphism: open or closed?
Switchboard: “Use-By” Dates: a Myth that Needs Busting.
Tuff Guy: Pantelleria, A Volcano With A Trapdoor.
Wired Science: Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geological Maps of Volcanoes.
Volcan01010: All the software a geoscientist needs. For free!
Diabetologia: What does an Editor look for?
The Business Rusch: How Traditional Publishers Are Making Money.
Slate: The Underachiever.
Wicked & Tricksy: So You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing…
Nail Your Novel: I self-published – should you too?
David Palumbo: So you plan to commission a book cover?
Neil Gaiman: On Doughnuts, Posters, and remembering Anne McCaffrey.
EditTorrent: When grammar elements go out drinking.
Reporting on Health: Small Lessons from Michael Berens’ Big Investigation of Senior Abuse.
The Passive Voice: Something Else Penguin/Book Country Should Be Ashamed Of.
“Pretentious Title”: How I Went From Writing 2,000 Words a Day to 10,000 Words a Day.
The Drum Opinion: Men call me things: it’s not as romantic as it sounds.
Butterflies and Wheels: Blot her out.
Lousy Canuck: Girls online: damned if you do, don’t, or simply ARE.
Atheism and Religion
Almost Diamonds: Preacher at the Funeral.
Maryam Namazie: I wish I were there with you.
Butterflies and Wheels: The rules.
No Longer Quivering: How Modesty Made Me Fat.
Slobber and Spittle: History, Blah, Blah.
X-Blog: “Gentlemen Shall Lean to the Left”.
Slate: Rule of Lord.
The Spirited Atheist: Christian politicians exalt suffering in GOP campaign.
Climate Progress: Top 10 Reasons Republicans Were Wrong to Kill NOAA Climate Service.
Society and Culture
The Rumpus: Silhouettes.
Skepchick: Twilight: Breaking Wind.
In Focus: A Trip to Bhutan.
The Answer Sheet: ‘Exemplary’ Texas school taught only two subjects.
Nieman Journalism Lab: How a photographer generated over $100,000 through Facebook.
The Oatmeal: Thanksgiving.