Monthly Archives: January 2018

Links 1/31/18

Links for you. Science: Hunting for the ancient lost farms of North America Trump’s top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts Elephants Are Very Scared of Bees. That Could Save Their Lives. How a Church Deacon Found … Continue reading

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Il Trumpe’s Fear Of Sharks And The Original Call Out Culture

By now, it’s clear that we’ve elected a typical elderly, Fox News watching, white retiree as president, with all that entails. The link between what Il Trumpe tweets and what has Fox News has just aired is terrifying. In explaining … Continue reading

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Links 1/30/18

Links for you. Science: Fossil Discoveries Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start If you love teaching, a research university might be perfect for you Functioning ‘mechanical gears’ seen in nature for the first time (ignores rotifers; still neat though) Here’s how … Continue reading

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The NRA As Collateral Damage From Il Trumpe

This only be a good thing (boldface mine): Maybe the most explosive omission pertained to a Russian mob boss who also happens to be good friends with Vladimir Putin and the deputy governor of the Russian central bank. Alexander Torshin, … Continue reading

Posted in BANG! BANG!, Bidness, Conservatives

Links 1/29/18

Links for you. Science: Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections for Migratory Birds, Drawing Bipartisan Condemnation It’s the big new idea for stopping climate change — but it has huge environmental problems of its own With flu hospitalizations up again, MGH … Continue reading

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The Problem With Fundamentalists Defending Il Trumpe Isn’t The Hypocrisy

Since news of porn star Stormy Daniels’ affair with Donald Trump broke, followed by multiple defenses of Trump by the fundamentalist right, there has been a spate of articles decrying fundamentalists’ hypocrisy. While it’s an appealing line of attack, especially … Continue reading

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Links 1/28/18

Links for you. Science: The Mysterious Interior World of Exercise This flu season is on track to be the worst in nearly a decade How Humans Are Laying Out The Welcome Mat For Mosquitoes And The Diseases They Carry The … Continue reading

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You Can Always Count On Republicans Being Worse: The Torturer Edition

Reprisals against civilian populations and the use of torture are crimes in which we are all involved. The fact that such things could take place among us is a humiliation we must henceforth face. Meanwhile, we must at least refuse … Continue reading

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Links 1/27/18

Links for you. Science: Republicans love NASA. But why do they doubt its climate science? Short Sleep Duration Among Middle School and High School Students — United States, 2015 Everywhere you look, flu Other: Don’t Fear Trump–Fear the Next Republican … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: A Shutdown Suspicion (turned out to be right on that one) There Is No Radical Democratic Bund To Understand The NY Times, Watch What They Do Lucy With The Football? Still Matters Where Are … Continue reading

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