- A really good essay about how and why gender norms influence our daily social structure and behaviors.
- Why the criminal system is not just. From the article: “We convince judges and jurors that being objective is a choice, when numerous biases operate beyond our conscious awareness or control. We purport to execute only those who most deserve it, but walk down death row and you won’t see the worst of the worst. You’ll see people with ineffective lawyers; you’ll see a disproportionate number of people who just happen to have darker skin and thicker lips; you’ll see innocent people — one out of 25 by the best estimate.Our approach to criminal justice is failing us.”
- Speaking of which, here are eight charts on what it’s like being black in the American criminal justice system.
- States with more restrictive alcohol policies and regulations have lower rates of drunk driving.
- Giving domestic violence survivors free legal representation could help fight domestic violence.
- 7 Reasons why colorblindness contributes to racism.
- Ways to educate yourself on race and racism from Ferguson to Charleston.
- A nice interactive view of theories of everything in physics, even the controversial ones.
- Atlas is a great resource to look up charts of data on anything you need.
- A study shows that working early in the day makes you look more productive and a better worker to your supervisor than if you work later in the day. It doesn’t matter how many hours per week you work or how well you do at your job.