Monthly Archives: October 2019

Links 10/26/19

Links for you. Science: Lithium will fuel the clean energy boom. This company may have a breakthrough Researchers find just two plague strains wiped out 30%-60% of Europe California’s first surgeon general: Screen every student for childhood trauma An updated … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Trump Backs Down on Holding the G-7 Summit at His Club Trump Just Admitted that He Has Violated the Emoluments Clause No One Could Have Predicted That Trump Has as Many Sets of Financial … Continue reading

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Links 10/25/19

Links for you. Science: Plate tectonics runs deeper than we thought There’s a Depressing Difference Between The Sewage of Wealthy Areas And Poorer One Rx for Doctors: Stop With the Urine Tests South African scientists demand the return of hundreds … Continue reading

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Harnessing Amoral Silicon Valley

A theme I harp on quite a bit here is the failures of governance that surround us in the U.S. of 2019. While people often assume that failed governance is the exclusive purview of government, the abdication of governance by … Continue reading

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Links 10/24/19

Links for you. Science: Ancient jungle capital of the Khmer Empire mapped for the first time Plate tectonics runs deeper than we thought This Fungus Mutates. That’s Good News if You Like Cheese. Nonmedical vaccine exemptions for measles need to … Continue reading

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Paying for Privatized Governance Is Still a Tax

Over the last couple of weeks, there has been a significant non-troversy over presidential candidate Sen. Warren’s refusal to state if ‘middle class people would see a tax increase’ (the phrasing is often different, but the idiocy remains constant). Leaving … Continue reading

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Links 10/23/19

Links for you. Science: Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery ‘There’s no hope for the rest of us.’ Uyghur scientists swept up in China’s massive detentions It’s Possible to Inherit More DNA From One Parent Than the Other Study … Continue reading

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Attacking Trump’s Supposed Strength

While it will seem ridiculous–and it is–one of Il Trumpe’s strengths with his supporters is that they believe he is cleaning up corruption (though what most readers of this blog and what Trumpists/Palinists consider to be corruption is probably quite … Continue reading

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Links 10/22/19

Links for you. Science: This Is What Adapting to Climate Change Looks Like (similar to an ‘antibiotic resistant’ world, it will be frustrating stupid and painful, with some increased mortality) A Code Glitch May Have Caused Errors In More Than … Continue reading

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No One Could Have Predicted That Trump Has as Many Sets of Financial Books as He Does Corinthians

Surprising absolutely no one (boldface mine): Documents obtained by ProPublica show stark differences in how Donald Trump’s businesses reported some expenses, profits and occupancy figures for two Manhattan buildings, giving a lender different figures than they provided to New York … Continue reading

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