Bit late today, but here's some recent posts that may be worth your time.
1. Andrew Gelman knows how randomization works in animal studies. (Post starts off with disturbing image)
2. Gabriel Rossman has tips on how to be a better journal reviewer, with a focus on decreasing turnaround times. Fabio Rojas links and summarizes.
3. Christian Jarrett summarizes a new paper by Brian D. Earp, Jim A. C. Everett, Elizabeth N. Madva, and J. Kiley Hamlin, who cannot replicate the "Macbeth effect", i.e., the finding that feelings of disgust increase the desire for physical cleaning.