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transit in chinese cities

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:34:48 -0500

China has a lot of transit problems, but they're spending money to deal with it. The rapid growth of metros..



learning more about how anesthesia works

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:06:16 -0500

Sorting out what's going on... apparently a wide-scale disruption of synaptic connectivity. At least in rats and fruit flies. So what about dreaming?



when visitors are very different

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:52 -0500

It appears that a form of salmonella was even more deadly to the Aztecs than smallpox. snip ... When Europeans arrived in North America, they carried with them pathogens against which the continent’s native people had no immunity. And the...



white supremacists and trump

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:43:34 -0500

The article title is a bit misleading .. he never left them. snip ... However, there is one group of people who are honest about Donald Trump. White supremacists know that Donald Trump is one of their tribe. The Daily...



another curious kickstarter

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:43:45 -0500

An electronic paper toy..



beautiful juno images

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:35:46 -0500

Images of Jupiter from the Juno spacecraft a tip of the hat to Jim



so sad

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:34:38 -0500

She was related to a close friend who shared being bipolar..



girthers

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:17:24 -0500

I'll go out on a limb and say the 239 pound weight for Trump is far to low ... call me a girther, but I'll stick with it.



republicans are like stalin's enablers

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:21:10 -0500

Republican Jeff Flake. (via The Washington Post) Flake is very conservative, but unlike many in his party, he believes in democracy. a tip of the hat to Sukie



gravity simulator

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:06:00 -0500

A simple n-body (where n is really small) gravity simulator to look at orbits in the solar system. Here's the dwarf plant Eris - the 7th most massive body in the solar system that directly orbits the Sun (it's more...



forgotten history

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:50:01 -0500

a nation of immigrants (via NPR)



trump *is* a racist

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:20:03 -0500

Make no mistake about it. The President is a racist. And although many in his party probably aren't racist, many are and the bottom line is Republicans as a whole are complicit racists. Hopefully they'll change and, if not, hopefully...



trump *is* a racist

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:19:13 -0500

Make no ifs ands or buts about it. The President is a racist. And although many in his party probably aren't racist, many are and the bottom line is Republicans as a whole are complicit racists.



and it's orange colored

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:26:44 -0500

Could this be a signature drink for Republicans? snip ... In 1933, right when Hitler and the Nazi Party were assuming power, German-born Max Keith (pronounced “Kite”) took over the company’s German subsidiary, Coca-Cola GmbH. Keith was an imposing figure:...



firebirds in australia

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:02:13 -0500

Or more probably, firehawks. It's still a hypothesis, but it isn't surprising to learn that some animals do things supposedly only humans could figure out snip ... "I have seen a hawk pick up a smouldering stick in its claws...