Monthly Archives: May 2017

Links 5/31/17

Links for you. Science: Trump Budget Would Cut E.P.A. Science Programs and Slash Cleanups The US government is finally telling people that homeopathy is a sham The Poisoned Generation Trump Wants Science Cuts, and Congress Responds With a Portrait We’ll … Continue reading

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If Scanning Bags Poorly Were An Actual Security Risk…

…then wouldn’t we place security over profit (boldface mine): Bottles, cans, paper: [DHS Secretary John] Kelly also noted that people are carrying more onto planes now to avoid checked-bag fees, and it’s creating problems for TSA. “They can’t tell what’s … Continue reading

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Links 5/30/17

Links for you. Science: What Does Trump’s Budget Mean for the Environment? Nabsys Aims to Commercialize Genome Mapping Instrument Next Year Caltech Professor Who Harassed Women Was Also Investigated For Creating An Imaginary Female Researcher How to Really Save the … Continue reading

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Observed at Tudor House, Georgetown, D.C.:

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The Weird Thing About Housing ‘Markets’

They don’t really compete based on price. Here’s what I mean by that. Consider D.C.’s Shaw/U Street neighborhood, a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood. There are still new buildings going up in Shaw, as well as available parcels for new buildings. These … Continue reading

Posted in Housing, Urban Planning

Links 5/29/17

Links for you. Science: Maine Is Drowning in Lobsters (which is the way the ecosystem was a few centuries ago) Drop dead, America: Trump’s billion-dollar budget cuts to medical research and disease prevention Trump’s budget includes cutting health, cancer, disease … Continue reading

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In Like Flynn

If something drags down Trump, or at least mires him in the mud, it won’t be Russia. I still think, regarding Trump himself (Kushner is a different story), the real scandal is that he’s in business with some real scumbags, … Continue reading

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