Monthly Archives: April 2018

Links 4/27/18

Links for you. Science: Bosch Says It’s Made a Breakthrough That Can Save Diesel Engines Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought Can Green Infrastructure Save America’s Capital from Overflowing Sewage? Ticks rising RefSeq database growth influences … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Universal Basic Incomes And Job Guarantees

Or, if you prefer, why the Mad Biologist is in the slow leftist group. With the Democratic frontrunners for 2020 getting onboard with a job guarantee, there has been much discussion about both a universal basic income (UBI) and a … Continue reading

Posted in Economics

Links 4/26/18

Links for you. Science: Big Data Is A Sham NIH abruptly changes course on industry opioids partnership after ethics flags raised Speaking of Evolution, in Non-Threatening Tones Global warming has changed the Great Barrier Reef ‘forever,’ scientists say Flu virus … Continue reading

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Too Many Offices And Too Little Housing: The Market Is Responding Poorly

A while ago, some asshole with a blog noted this about the D.C. real estate market: But what’s really ridiculous is that, even as the need for office space is declining, we’re building about the equivalent of 1,800 two-bedroom apartments … Continue reading

Posted in DC, Housing, Urban Planning

Links 4/25/18

Links for you. Science: Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered Infinitesimal Odds: A Scientist Finds Her Child’s Rare Illness Stems From the Gene She Studies In a Few Centuries, Cows Could Be the … Continue reading

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The Immoral Minority

When we look at polling numbers, the strong support for Il Trumpe among whites is disturbing (do better, honkysoids!). But this seems to be driven largely by self-identified white evangelicals (boldface mine): Trump’s favorability ratio among white evangelicals now, says … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Resistance Rebellion And Death

Links 4/24/18

Links for you. Science: California’s Trees Are Dying At A Catastrophic Rate USDA Should Take Further Action to Reduce Pathogens in Meat and Poultry Products Why Indonesia’s Bajau people can stay submerged under water longer than you or me Evolving … Continue reading

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