Links for you. Science:
Legal academia and the problem of bad faith
Why the World hates economics (the end has a really good discussion of the actual--not economist-postulated--role of bank reserves)
Don't kill America's databook
The Taking Care of Our Shit Initiative
Opinion: A White, Powdery Substance in Copley Square
Our Broken Democracy, in One Headline
Food Safety in China, and the Risk to the U.S.
Make It In America: How We Can Bring Manufacturing Back (No, Really): Bringing manufacturing back to our shores is good policy wedded to great politics. So why aren't we talking about it?
Free To Be IUD
Why biology (and chemistry) is not physics