Senate Republicans released a 142-page proposal that would dismantle parts of the Affordable Care Act.
Press of Atlantic City reports, “The county-owned Townsends Inlet bridge connecting Sea Isle City and Avalon will reopen [this afternoon] after being closed for more than two months, Cape May County Engineer Dale Foster said.” The article adds, “The 77-year-old toll bridge... Show More Summary
Dean Heller became the fifth Republican senator to oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's health-care bill.
Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the article: All workers...
[Andy Osusky]’s project submission for the Hackaday Prize is to build an autonomous sailboat to cross the Atlantic Ocean. [Andy]’s boat will conform to the Microtransat Challenge – a transatlantic race for autonomous boats. In orderShow More Summary
A recent intensification in protests against Williams Partners’ planned Atlantic Sunrise pipeline in Pennsylvania prompted a state senator to propose legislation aimed at limiting demonstrations. Last month, Pennsylvania Republican Senator...Show More Summary
(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) During the last glacial period, within only a few decades the influence of atmospheric CO2 on the North Atlantic circulation resulted in temperature increases...Show More Summary
The podcast “.future” is a partnership with Gimlet Creative, the company behind other branded podcasts for Virgin Atlantic, eBay, and more. As the popularity of podcasts continues to grow, more marketers are considering and investing in the medium, beyond the host reading out their brand name during an ad break. Show More Summary
(Florida Atlantic University) Is it possible to prevent dementia from happening in the first place? That's what a leading FAU neuroscientist plans to prove using an innovative approach that defies the idea that 'one-size-fits-all' when it comes to battling Alzheimer's disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson's disease and other related disorders. Show More Summary
Late last year I wrote about the negative changes that Virgin Atlantic Flying Club made to their program, which primarily impacted those flying Virgin Atlantic. The changes destroyed what little value the program had, perhaps with the...Show More Summary
While it's become something of an assumed truth for some that, as the impacts of anthropogenic climate change begin bearing down on the "developed" world in earnest, those who currently deny the existence of climate change will come around.... Show More Summary
‘Riviera is the new Night Manager,’ I read somewhere. No, it’s not. Riviera (Sky Atlantic, Thursday) is the new Eldorado…
Over at the Atlantic, Peter Beinart laments that liberals have become too doctrinaire over the past decade in their defense of illegal immigration: Prominent liberals didn’t oppose immigration a decade ago. Most acknowledged its benefits to America’s economy and culture. Show More Summary
By Fred Pickhardt (Ocean Weather Services) – Given the unusual occurrence of 3 named tropical cyclones prior to the end of June, one might ask what should we expect for the remainder of the 2017 hurricane season? A number of forecast...Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic is 49% owned by Delta. It is no surprise that an already largely-mediocre program has been getting worse -- first late last year and now announced for Delta earn and burn. On the other hand it is only 49% owned by Delta...Show More Summary
"Trump's Most Lasting Legacy? America's courts." [The Atlantic via How Appealing] Speaking of the Supreme Court, which justice is most frequently first out of the gate when it comes to questioning at oral argument? Adam Feldman runs the numbers. Show More Summary
Senate Republicans are expected to unveil their health-care proposal on Thursday.
Recent terrorist attacks in Europe have increased death tolls and boosted fears on both sides of the Atlantic. Last year, I used common risk analysis methods to measure the annual chance of being murdered in an attack committed on U.S. Show More Summary
“It was a gut punch to Democrats’ confidence, a reality check to the idea that vast swaths of the country were ready to deliver a backlash.” Those are the words of Molly Ball in an article published by The Atlantic. Ball is commenting...Show More Summary
Peter Beinart has an excellent essay in The Atlantic on how the American Left has shifted on immigration. Just a decade ago, he writes, progressive intellectuals such as Glenn Greenwald, Paul Krugman, and even Barack Obama at least acknowledged the costs of immigration. Show More Summary