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Links 7/19/18

Links for you. Science: A cleaning lady went to her car to get a mop and was attacked by 80,000 bees What Breeds Make Up This Mutt? In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable Here, Kitty Kitty: D.C. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

Observed at the corner of 14th St. and Rhode Island Ave NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Too Much Parking

As cities are being recapitalized, albeit by private sources which brings its own problems, land is at a premium. A recent study estimates how many parking spaces five cities, New York, Seattle, Des Moines, Jackson (WY), and Philadelphia, have. It’s … Continue reading

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Links 7/18/18

Links for you. Science: Dangers of childbirth: DC works to save dying mothers California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees. When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity House Republican will introduce $23 carbon tax next … Continue reading

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Cash Four

Observed at the corner of Florida Ave. and California St. NW, Adams Morgan, D.C.:

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Death Panels Redux: The National Guideline Clearinghouse Edition

So the Trump Administration has decided that evidence-based medicine is stupid (boldface mine): The Trump Administration is planning to eliminate a vast trove of medical guidelines that for nearly 20 years has been a critical resource for doctors, researchers and … Continue reading

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Links 7/17/18

Links for you. Science: The downfall of Theranos, from the journalist who made it happen Heat Check: Extreme heat kills more than a hundred New Yorkers yearly. Here’s how the city’s tackling the problem in a warming world. Potential DNA … Continue reading

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