How the Pentagon Is Flushing Our Money Down the Toilet
Posted on Jul 10, 2014
The Pentagon is wasting taxpayer dollars on unnecessarily overpriced items like one $600 toilet seat; meanwhile, Virginia cops want to photograph a teenage boy’s erect genitalia as part of their investigation; meanwhile, some thinkers hold that Facebook may be good for science. These discoveries and more below.
Virginia Cops Want To Photograph Teen’s Hard Penis Because Child Pornography Is Wrong
Car Insurance Companies Want to Track Your Every Move—and You’re Going to Let Them
When Science, Customer Service, and Human Subjects Research Collide. Now What?
The Giant Methane Monster That Can Wipe Out the Human Race
The Pentagon’s $600 Toilet Seat Lives
What Some Faculty Really Think About Nonacademic Careers
Last Call: A Manifesto For Transformation
Facebook Is Good for Science
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