Monthly Archives: May 2018

Norms, Fighting Fairly, and Progress

Eric Levitz makes a very good point about norms and governing (boldface mine): Let’s say Chuck Schumer becomes Senate Majority Leader next year. If restoring norms is the paramount objective, then he will have to implore his caucus to confirm … Continue reading

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Links 5/28/18

Links for you. Science: Evolution, Climate Change, and The Big Bang Theory to be Eliminated From Arizona K-12 Word Limits, Page Limits, and my secret super power Beyond the SNP threshold: identifying outbreak clusters using inferred transmissions We’re Running Out … Continue reading

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Boston’s Swanktuaries

When I lived in Boston, there were some very nice high end places, but global capital wasn’t using Boston residential real estate as a piggy bank. Things, apparently, have changed (boldface mine): The bottom 24 floors of One Dalton will … Continue reading

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Links 5/27/18

Links for you. Science: 10 things you need to know about antibiotic resistance Polio eradication initiative meets resistance to appeals to destroy samples Slug Life: About That Injectable Memory Study Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% … Continue reading

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Laughing At Their Base

On the off chance you missed it, Il Trumpe, Stephen Miller, and Jared Kushner had a nice little bigot eruption that was leaked to the press (boldface mine): The night before Trump delivered his first speech to Congress in February … Continue reading

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Links 5/26/18

Links for you. Science: These two lynxes have a lot to say to one another How a Pyramid Scheme Doomed the World’s Largest Amphibians Asteroid Impact That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Also Caused Abrupt Global Warming Sleeping in on the … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Leaks And Narcissism We Need A Better Definition of Urban The Washington Examiner Editorial Board Doesn’t Understand Mass Transit Or Geometry When Il Trumpe’s Narcissism Hurts Foreign Policy Wet Rose Yes, Trump Is Impeachable, … Continue reading

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