Monthly Archives: May 2009

Protect Our Prisons from Terrorists

Friends, this is compassionate conservatism we can believe in.
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Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Humor, Ninnies, Terrorism | 1 Comment

What Are the Causes of the Higher Education Tuition Bubble?

College tuition has increased at a faster pace than both the cost of living and healthcare. Anybody know why?
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Posted in Economics, Education | 9 Comments

I Want a Pet Hippo

Hopefully, the hippo won’t mark the house.
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Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Friday Links

Happy Friday! Some links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 4 Comments

Don’t Blame the Models

A mathematical model didn’t destroy Wall Street.
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Posted in Economics, Mathematics | 9 Comments

Behavioral Economics: Not Everything Is Irrational

Not all stupid behavior should be called irrational.
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Posted in Economics, Fucking Morons | 20 Comments

Eloping for Healthcare: So Much for the ‘Sanctity’ of Marriage

There might be perfectly good reasons to elope. Health insurance isn’t one of them.
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Posted in Healthcare | 12 Comments

Tuesday Links

Some links from the long weekend.
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Posted in Lotsa Links

ASM Should Have the General Meeting in Philly Every Year

Having recently returned from the ASM General Meeting held in Philadelphia, I’m convinced that it should be held there every year–or, at least, it should be the permanent East Coast venue.
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Posted in Architecture, Boston, Meetings, Microbiology | 7 Comments

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Carried By Wild Song Birds

Tweet? (and not the internet kind). Could songbirds constitute a major reservoir of methicillin resistant staphylococci?
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Posted in Antibiotics, Aves, Microbiology, MRSA | 3 Comments