Monthly Archives: August 2014

Urban Desert

Observed on P Street, between 15th and 16th, NW D.C.:

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So What Are Liberals Supposed to Do? Cry ‘Green Lantern’ and Let Slip the Dogs of Meh?

Whenever liberals and lefties are unhappy with the Obama Administration, there is a chorus of pundits and political scientists who raise the specter of Green Lanternism: the belief that the president, if he only wanted to do something, could (it … Continue reading

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Links 8/28/14

Links for you. Science: Removing Antibiotics from Meat Production: The Market is Leading the Way Transit Commuters Have Less Body Fat Than Those Who Drive to Work (original study here) Plant-made drugs could be the future Turns Out the U.S. … Continue reading

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Next Time, Just Spit in the Food

The fast food chain Jimmy John’s doesn’t realize how fortunate they are (boldface mine): The government is ordering a Jimmy John’s franchisee to rehire workers who were fired after putting up posters suggesting that the people making customers’ sandwiches could … Continue reading

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This Is What a Real ‘Sharing Economy’ Looks Like

From Boston’s North End (boldface mine): Have you ever circled around the North End neighborhood looking for a parking spot? Ever have your car towed due to street cleaning? A new App designed by a North End resident aims to … Continue reading

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Links 8/27/14

Links for you. Science: You came so close, Nature Editorial staff. (excellent) On Genetics and Human Behavioral Biology Cities Are Making Spiders Grow Bigger and Multiply Faster Velella velellas Other: The Boy In The Street (must-read) Ferguson needs the empathy … Continue reading

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First Baptist Church

Observed at the corner of Dumbarton Rd. and 27th Street, West End, D.C.: It was founded in 1882, so I imagine there weren’t any SUVs around: More stained glass:

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