Sept 2013 Links

True Courage
Commandments for Using PICs
NYT tribute to Eugenie C. Scott
Chris McCandless, who’s death in Alaska was described in “Into the Wild” was likely killed by a neurotoxin, beta-N-oxalyl-L-alpha-beta diaminoproprionic acid, known as ODAP. HOW CHRIS MCCANDLESS DIED POSTED BY JON KRAKAUER, The New Yorker, Sept 2013
11 questions to see if libertarians are hypocrites
Catching the stars: Roger Angel is one of the world’s most brilliant and audacious engineers. Could he design the next energy revolution? by Lee Billings
7 Ancient Writing Systems That Haven’t Been Deciphered Yet
End run options to avoid the the US debt-ceiling
Steampunk coffee shop (SA)
MakerJuice selling reasonably priced UV curable resin
Fossils at Mazonia-Braidwood State Fish & Wildlife Area
GeodeFest, held in September
Copper Bracelets and Magnetic Wrist Straps do not work for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Richmond et. al., 2013. PLoS ONE
Costs of Obamcare (ACA) on fast food businesses: 0.5% of sales, 3 cents / sandwich. Benefits: higher productivity and reduce absenteeism and turnover, workers get their hepatitis and other communicable diseases treated, flu shots and other vaccinations

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