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Corner Store-in-a-Box, Bodega, draws fire

A venture-backed start-up that is putting convenience items in kiosks for apartment lobbies, offices, gyms, and dorms has drawn heat for saying they want to disrupt the neighborhood mom-and-pop corner stores, known as bodegas in many areas. Show More Summary

Dear Bombfell - That is not the way I’ve always wanted to look. Not at all. Stowe PS About the...

Dear Bombfell - That is not the way I’ve always wanted to look. Not at all. Stowe PS About the ‘Bombfell’ thing… WTF?

Word of the Day: Fatberg

fat·berg /fat?b?r?/ noun BRITISH a very large mass of solid waste in a sewage system, consisting especially of congealed fat and personal hygiene products that have been flushed down toilets.“repairs on 20 meters of damaged pipe affected by the fatberg started on Monday”

Bernie Sanders | Why We Need Medicare for All

Bernie Sanders | Why We Need Medicare for All: Bernie Sanders says it’s time for Medicare for All: In the wealthiest country on the planet, people shouldn’t be deprived of health care simply because they can’t afford it. […] On Wednesday...Show More Summary

"Ed Finn: One thing that I’ve been thinking about a lot is the notion of time as a cultural..."

“ Ed Finn: One thing that I’ve been thinking about a lot is the notion of time as a cultural construct, something that changes across different cultures. Do you think that our broader social relationship to the whole idea of the future...Show More Summary

Macron versus The Left

Emmanuel Macron has not made friends among the French left in the past months, and now he’s facing union-led strikes against his efforts to ‘reform’ the country’s labor laws: Nicholas Vinocur | Macron vs the streets: What to expect from...Show More Summary

Hurricane Price Gouging Is Despicable, Right? Not to Some Economists

Hurricane Price Gouging Is Despicable, Right? Not to Some Economists: Is price ‘gouging’ during emergencies evil or beneficial to all? In a small slice of the world of economists and businesses, there is a fascinating debate about the...Show More Summary

"Anyone interested in the question of the extended survival of their society, indeed of civilization..."

“ Anyone interested in the question of the extended survival of their society, indeed of civilization itself, needs to take into account the work of Joseph A. Tainter and his The Collapse of Complex Societies (1988). Here, the archaeologist...Show More Summary

"Even if our individual and collective cognitive faculties were up to the task of understanding..."

“Even if our individual and collective cognitive faculties were up to the task of understanding massive complexity and its emergent behaviour – and they’re not – then there is the question of legacy. Much of what we use today has been designed incrementally and has been operating for a long time. Show More Summary

"The bottom line is that we are now ruled by people who are completely alienated not just from the..."

“The bottom line is that we are now ruled by people who are completely alienated not just from the scientific community, but from the scientific idea — the notion that objective assessment of evidence is the way to understand the world. Show More Summary

Quip as a Daybook

I am not a hyper-organized neatnik. I am sort of a scruffy, with stacks of unread or partially read books on my desk, various stacks of unrecorded business cards and receipts untel paper weight on the corners of my desk, and compputer...Show More Summary

"Children—and humans, everybody—all need both windows and mirrors in their lives: mirrors through..."

“Children—and humans, everybody—all need both windows and mirrors in their lives: mirrors through which they can see themselves and windows through which they can see the world.” - | Lucille Clifton (via Nicole Sealey)

"Race is an idea, not a fact."

“Race is an idea, not a fact.” - | Nell Irvin Painter

"It is often said that Trump has no real ideology, which is not true—his ideology is white supremacy,..."

“It is often said that Trump has no real ideology, which is not true—his ideology is white supremacy, in all its truculent and sanctimonious power.” - | Ta-Nehisi Coates | Donald Trump Is the First White President

"You know, your friends and family, the people who really love you, will always support you no matter..."

“You know, your friends and family, the people who really love you, will always support you no matter what, and those that don’t, you probably don’t need anyway.” - Leo Varadkar

inthenoosphere: …the primary form of mathematical communication is not description but injunction…...

inthenoosphere: …the primary form of mathematical communication is not description but injunction… Music is a similar art form, the composer does not even attempt to describe the set of sounds he has in mind, much less the set of feelings...Show More Summary

@mollycrabapple

@mollycrabapple: In 1943, upon arrival to Auschwitz, Jewish ballerina Franceska Mann stripped “distractingly,” stole an SS guard’s pistol and shot him dead http://pic.twitter.com/ByF9xOTNCD — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) September 7, 2017

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