Was bee death caused by infection or insecticide? Turns out, the insecticide weakens the bee’s immune system, allowing infection to run rampant.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Socially useless activity that makes BIG money. I know it’s politically popular to do things like drug tests for welfare recipients, but these high-frequency traders are exploiting latency for profit. Total. Fscking. Wankers.
If only real journalists provided this kind of context.
We already know what works. What need to apply what we’ve learned.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Who is Your Favorite President (v2) (by FairVote MN)
An excellent, brief description of ranked-choice voting, a better method to elect people.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Let Me Explain Why Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance Was Our Top Story This Morning | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
The disappointment in this story is that it’s from the Onion, but it’s true.
He uses a lot of big words, but the general notion is that we should think carefully about who ‘the troops’ are and what we are ‘supporting’. A seemingly apolitical slogan actually has a lot of political baggage.
Monday, August 05, 2013
Summary: rich bankers get angry when people decide to ask for a square deal.
Activity of no value, costing consumers billions. Big banks are the enemy of the common (wo)man.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
"a run-up in housing prices that is artificial, fueled by speculation from Wall Street investors,..."
- Will Rising Mortgage Rates Put an End to the Housing Recovery? -