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Emergency Backup Gun Thread [Weirddave]

Nothing much seems to be in the hopper right now, so here's stuff I've bookmarked over the past few weeks. Gun of the Week...

SCIENCE: Indefinite Safe Sex Urged for Liberian Ebola Survivors. “The Liberian government recommen…

SCIENCE: Indefinite Safe Sex Urged for Liberian Ebola Survivors. “The Liberian government recommended on Saturday that survivors of Ebola practice safe sex indefinitely, until more information can be collected on the length of time the virus might remain present in body fluids including semen. Previously, male survivors were advised to abstain from sexual intercourse or […]

Angie's List Halts Expansion, Citing New Indiana Law

The founder of Angie's List said the consumer review service is suspending its plans for a $40 million expansion in Indianapolis because of Indiana's new religious objections law. Founder and CEO Bill Oseterle said Saturday that theShow More Summary

Open Thread: (Still) Wooing the Obama Library

Of course, Buzzfeed would be biased, because the people who write for Buzzfeed are the sort of people who consider NYC the beating heart of the universe… Barack and Michelle Obama are seriously considering moving to New York after his presidency, and building the Obama Library at the city’s Columbia University, sources told BuzzFeed News. Show More Summary

The "Wow, it's been four hours since a new thread" thread - Niedermeyer's Dead Horse

Here's a bit of fresh thread to tide you over until something of value is posted. How 'bout them 80's?...

New proposals to rein in payday loans show why unscrupulous corporations want you to hate government

Richard Cordray runs the agency that issued the proposals. Barack Obama signed legislation creating that agency. I've got two quotations I'd like you to consider, one from someone you know, and one from someone you probably don't. The...Show More Summary

The Montauk Catamaran Company Chronicles, 3/29/15: Flight Time vs. Sea Time

A comparison of airline pilot flight-time requirements vs charter boat captain sea-time requirements.

It Sounds Like Martin O’Malley Is Going To Run For President

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley pretty much announced he was running for president on ABC News’ This Week, saying “Let's be honest here, the...

WI Supreme Court Won't Hear Arguments Regarding John Doe

At the beginning of the month, I reported that the Wisconsin Supreme Court was taking the unusual steps of considering making the oral arguments regarding the upcoming John Doe hearings secret. The John Doe investigation is regarding...Show More Summary

O’Malley Attacks Dynasty Politics

Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD) attacked both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, CBS News reports. Said O’Malley: “I think that our country always benefits from new leadership and new perspectives. Let’s be honest here, the presidency of the United States [...]

Awesome Music From Mali: Salif Keita, "Calculer" & "Kamoukie"

YouTube Here are two songs by the great Malian musician Salif Keita. I dare you to sit still while this plays.

This is why the Democratic Establishment is still desperate to run Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton isn't much, but she's all the Democrats have for 2016. The post This is why the Democratic Establishment is still desperate to run Hillary Clinton. appeared first on RedState.

World’s Smallest Washing Machine Fits In A Purse

If, like me, you’re always spilling things on yourself, and you don’t want everyone you meet to know what you had for lunch, this could be the answer. The newly designed Coton handy washer, produced by Chinese electronics firm Haier, is the same-size as an electric shaver and can remove anything from dirt to those [...]

"In 1998, the philosophers Andy Clark and David Chalmers introduced the idea of 'the extended mind'..."

"... arguing that it makes no sense to define cognition as an activity bounded by the human skull. Humans are masters of mental outsourcing: we archive ideas on paper, we let Google Maps guide us home, and we enlist a spouse to remember...Show More Summary

Clinton Out-Nixons Nixon And Erases The Email

The conventional wisdom is that Richard Nixon would have survived Watergate if he had erased the tapes. Democrats were outraged by the eighteen and a half minutes which were “accidentally” erased by Nixon’s secretary, Rose Mary Woods. In a late Friday news dump we learned that Hillary Milhouse Clinton, who once accused the Bush administration [...]Show More Summary

MICHAEL WALSH: So What Really Did Happen to Harry Reid? “It’s pretty obvious from the photographs …

MICHAEL WALSH: So What Really Did Happen to Harry Reid? “It’s pretty obvious from the photographs that somebody beat the bejesus out of the soon-to-be-former senator from Nevada.... So what happened? Is there a single honest, curious reporter left in Washington? No need to answer that question.”

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