Monthly Archives: February 2018

Links 2/28/18

Links for you. Science: Ancient Elephants and Mastodons Were Totally Down With Inter-Species Boning Generalization, not “reproducibility” (I might use different words, but the point is very valid) PromethION: Straining at the Starting Gate Sexual harassment pervades science. This scientist … Continue reading

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Dear CPAC, F-ck Your Feelings

Remember those “Fuck Your Feelings” t-shirts the Trumpies wore during the campaign? I do. Which brings us to this episode of Conservative Butthurt (boldface mine): The man responsible for inviting one of Europe’s rising crypto-fascists to the United States and … Continue reading

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Some Early Thoughts On CAP’s Medicare Extra For All Healthcare Proposal

The liberal-ish think tank, Center for American Progress (CAP), released a healthcare proposal, Medicare Extra For All: this is essentially a public option (here’s a good take). It also does much more to directly regulate healthcare prices. Overall, it would … Continue reading

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Links 2/27/18

Links for you. Science: The Real Reason Brown Eggs Are More Expensive Than White Eggs America Should Have Stayed Home This Flu Season A major collection of fossils discovered in Bears Ears National Monument, now in jeopardy Manuscript review and … Continue reading

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Republicans: Corrupt and Cheap

A while ago, the Republic National Committee was criticized for using its funds to pay for Il Trumpe’s legal expenses, and the RNC then stopped. Well, never fear (boldface mine): Soon after the Republican National Committee came under pressure for … Continue reading

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We Should Aim To Misbehave

Last week, I blogged about the beclowning of the political press corps by a bunch of seventeen-year olds. In that post, I discussed the problems that the political press corps filter creates. I wasn’t really happy with the post (that … Continue reading

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Links 2/26/18

Links for you. Science: How to make replication the norm Taíno: ‘Extinct’ Indigenous Americans Never Actually Disappeared, Ancient Tooth Reveals Native to Asia, Found in New Jersey: The Curious Case of an Invasive Tick Neanderthals, the World’s First Misunderstood Artists … Continue reading

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He Really Does

Observed at the Hirshhorn Museum, D.C.:

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Common Sense And Gun Control

In much of the recent discussion about gun control, the phrase ‘common sense’ has been used quite often. This is one of those phrases that doesn’t really mean much, as who is really against common sense? Nobody will claim they … Continue reading

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Links 2/25/18

Links for you. Science: It’s 2018, and black lung disease is on the rise in Appalachia A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR Comprehensive assessment of the quality of Salmonella whole genome sequence data available in public sequence databases … Continue reading

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