Monthly Archives: November 2018

Links 11/27/18

Links for you. Science: Trump’s Interference With Science Is Unprecedented How the people of the Andes evolved to live in high altitudes Theorists Debate How ‘Neutral’ Evolution Really Is African scientists are closer than ever to developing a malaria vaccine … Continue reading

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Atomic Kid

Observed at the National Building Museum, Judiciary Square, D.C.:

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Trump Fatigue

I don’t have any polling data to back this up, but my (quite possibly skewed) sense of things is that Il Trumpe’s rants, raves, and declarations seem to be generating less attention. They’re still awful–possibly worse as his narcissistic breaks … Continue reading

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Links 11/26/18

Links for you. Science: Massive Solar Storm Detonated Hidden American Bombs During the Vietnam War, Navy Records Show A ‘Time Capsule’ for Scientists, Courtesy of Peter the Great EPA to weigh tougher pollution standards for heavy-duty trucks Taxonomy, the science … Continue reading

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The Business Rents Are Still Too Damn High

One reason we see so many ‘fast casual’ restaurants, which are basically ordinary, quick if not fast, food, but at thirty to forty percent higher prices, is due to high business rents: When it comes to food, in too many … Continue reading

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Links 11/25/18

Links for you. Science: This STD is more common than gonorrhea, but few people know about it. Johns Hopkins is hoping to change that. Outbreak: Ebola spreads to Congolese city of 1.2 million sparking containment fears The kilogram is dead; … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Politics Involves Conflict

I endorse this sentiment wholeheartedly (boldface mine): Somewhat disparate as these accounts may be, what they tend to have in common is an aversion to conflict as such and an implicit belief that a healthy politics is always one in … Continue reading

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