Monthly Archives: November 2017

Links 11/30/17

Links for you. Science: Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors? Public Health Economic Burden Associated with Two Single Measles Case Investigations — Colorado, 2016–2017 Sea life beneath Antarctic ice shelf is changing, and warming may be why Lightning … Continue reading

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Cool Disco Dan

In memoriam of one of D.C.’s old-school taggers (observed at the corner of T Street and Florida Ave. NW, Shaw, D.C.):

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The Problem With Grand Anti-Trump Coalitions: All Give And No Take

Jeet Heer describes a supposed centrist anti-Trump coalition (boldface mine): To some centrists and liberals, Kristol’s ideological crisis presents a political opportunity. If many erstwhile conservatives are opposed to Trump, why not form a broad anti-Trump coalition that crosses old … Continue reading

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Links 11/29/17

Links for you. Science: This Ivy League Scientist Did A Bunch Of Food Surveys And Somehow Got The Same Number Of Responses Each Time ‘Gene Drives’ Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say Parrots And Politics Collide In Tasmania’s … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Unhappy

Observed at the corner of 18th and Church Streets NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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We Also Need To Help Urban Businesses

I recently finished Jeremiah Moss’ Vanishing New York. One very important point is how local businesses, which are often not high-end, are critical to maintaining the character of local neighborhoods, and to keeping them affordable. Unfortunately, due to high and … Continue reading

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Links 11/28/17

Links for you. Science: Sex matters in experiments on party drug — in mice A Calculated Decision: Why John Urschel Chose Math Over Football Death by Killer Algae The anti-vaccine movement’s influence may be waning Before heading offshore, herpes researcher … Continue reading

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I Just Want Your Extra Time And Your…

Observed on T Street NW, between 7th and Wiltberger, Shaw, D.C.:

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I Think Democrats Are Making A Mistake In Alabama

I don’t like the Democratic African-American outreach strategy for Democrat Doug Jones’ senate campaign (boldface mine): The 75-year-old retired UPS worker had come to cheer on Democrat Doug Jones in a campaign that has captured national attention. Has it also … Continue reading

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Links 11/27/17

Links for you. Science: NIH institute directors stand firm on not renewing focused firearm research program Bacteria Use Brainlike Bursts of Electricity to Communicate This Vomit Machine Could Purge the Secret to Norovirus The Copernican Revolution from the Inside Trump … Continue reading

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