Day-late, dollar-short link dump
Sesame Street is as old as I am (more or less); my parents are happy about this or there wouldn’t have been much TV for me to watch. Newsweek takes a look back in ‘Sesame Street’ The show that counts. David actually doesn’t watch it that often, but he likes their website.
So how do they know how many people die of normal flu each year, especially when flu is not often listed as the direct cause of death? Slate looks at The math behind estimating flu deaths.