Monthly Archives: November 2016

Links 11/25/16

Links for you. Science: How Physics Falls Apart If The EMdrive Works Science’s Minority Talent Pool Is Growing—but Draining Away Predatory bacteria can wipe out superbugs, says study Other: 2009: The year the Democratic Party died (must-read) Prodigal Scum: Rightbloggers … Continue reading

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Trump Voters To Give Massive Tax Cut To ‘Coastal Elites’ They Despise

Never mind the kleptocracy, it’s just the same old conservative con (boldface mine): President Donald Trump is set to give America’s richest 1% an average annual tax cut of $214,000 when he takes office, while more than eight million families … Continue reading

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Links 11/24/16

Links for you. Science: Trump to scrap Nasa climate research in crackdown on ‘politicized science’ New EU data on antibiotics contain warning for U.S. Why Are Gorillas Committing Mob Violence? 9 Tips For Communicating Science To People Who Are Not … Continue reading

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More D.C. Housing Market Insanity

Read this section from an article about some new apartments near George Washington University, and find what doesn’t make sense: Like the idea of moving to your new apartment with just your laptop and clothes? Welcome to Varsity on K, … Continue reading

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Links 11/23/16

Links for you. Science: Why Trump is bad for public health Across Texas, growing clusters of unvaccinated children How farming changed the dog Conservatives, liberals team up against animal research Other: You Can Keep Studying White Working Class Voters, But … Continue reading

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Computer Scientists Call For Audit of Vote In Three States

I hate writing about this stuff because it makes feel tin-foil helmet-ey, but I’m not the only one who thinks we need to audit the vote (boldface mine): Hillary Clinton is being urged by a group of prominent computer scientists … Continue reading

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Links 11/22/16

Links for you. Science: Annual US Deaths from MDRO: 23,000 – Deaths from Alcohol Hand Rub Fires: Zero The Prospect of a New Dark Age The Love Song of Jeremy the Left-Coiled Snail Cowardice, Astronomy, & Fascism: Pro-bigotry censorship for … Continue reading

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Meet The New Nazis, Same As The Old Nazis

Can we please knock it off with the ‘alt-right’ bullshit: One thing to keep in mind is that these guys rarely use racial epithets–they don’t need to because everyone in the crowd knows exactly what is meant. But don’t kid … Continue reading

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Links 11/21/16

Links for you. Science: On its way out, Obama administration moves to slam the door shut on Arctic drilling Florida’s Stand Your Ground law led to sharp increase in homicides VP-Elect Mike Pence Does Not Accept Evolution: Here’s Why That … Continue reading

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Audit The Vote

I’ve been arguing for four years that there is something weird going on with election results when you look at the precinct level results. For the record, I called for a recount (or audit) when I thought Clinton was going … Continue reading

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