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Philip Bump and the Washington Post have some egg on their face after doing a “statistical analysis” that demonstrated what the electoral map would look like with 100% turnout. What they got were two maps, one that looked like this: Which was, evidently, not enough to raise enough alarm bells to reconsider the project (instead…
An ancient libel heads its ugly rear.
It's making me wait.
New Hampshire politicians have drunk too much of the kool-aid
Progress: [Pr1] From Tod Kelly: A fascinating story of flatworms, the nature of memory, the fickle judgement of science, and the Unibomber. [Pr2] From Mad Rocket Scientist: I’m not even entirely certain how this works. I’m assuming the polymers that are added to the mix allow the mix to retain the printed shape until water…
On fever dreams.
A powerful account of an invasion in Mesopotamia roughly 4,000 years ago that should be read and reflected upon by every invading army today.
Law Schools continue to do anything to stay open.
In an election dominated by local economic issues, Benjamin Netanyahu won by cannibalizing his own coalition with a last-minute address about the Palestinian issue that may have permanently ended any hopes of a two-state solution.
Hey, can we hijack the world's smallest democracy?
Vikram is in China enjoying the spillover effects of having a black president.
More on income and housing inequality.
Some post-Israeli election thoughts.
Andre the Giant is not involved.
Something to raise a glass too
No wonder I never see the police throwing bake sales...
As those reading the sidebar know, I’ve been under-active in the last several months because I’ve been participating in the political process by throwing my hat in the ring for my local School Board, that this last Tuesday was the end of that endeavor, and that I managed to get myself a seat at the…
Tha... zzzzz... Wait, where was I? Oh, yes... Thanks!
Further ruminations on high culture, geek culture, and disagreements.
In the wake of the horrific Justin Harris scandal, the Arkansas Times asks readers to crowdfund its reporting on the failure of the state welfare system. That may not be such a great thing.