Monthly Archives: January 2018

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

Posted in Weekly Roundup

Links 1/26/18

Links for you. Science: Being around natural greenery may cheer up even adolescents (only one study, but non-trivial effect size) What we now call ‘queen’ bees-the main female reproductive honeybees-were erroneously called ‘kings’ for nearly 2,000 years. We have better … Continue reading

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To Be A Successful Party, You Actually Have To Build Your Party

Tom Sullivan (boldface mine): If you’re not in a swing state, especially if you’re in a more rural county in not-a-swing-state (including blue states), Barack Obama isn’t parachuting in a team from Michigan Avenue to show you how to do … Continue reading

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Links 1/25/18

Links for you. Science: How Dirt Could Save Humanity From an Infectious Apocalypse ‘Least Racist Person’ Is Scared of Great Whites CDC to cut back disease work in foreign countries Have scientists really found the germ responsible for killing 15m … Continue reading

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Wall Twitter

Observed in Blagden Alley, Shaw, D.C.:

Posted in DC