The World Has Gone Crazy Over Ad Blocking. I’ve been using some form of ad blocking since 1996 or so.
October 6, 2015
The Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement Is A Disaster For Climate Change. Poorly-written headline, but the TPP is just outright disastrous in every way.
Elon Musk’s sleight of hand. People criticize Musk, but his company is doing the coolest things in the world right now.
The Most Important Thing, and It’s Almost a Secret. Climate change will make this quite temporary, alas.
October 5, 2015
October 4, 2015
Why is it so hard to convince people to care about privacy? Because humanity is too dumb to survive long-term, mainly.
October 3, 2015
October 2, 2015
Share of Americans in labor force shrinks to 38-year low. Not just retirements, either. Not by far.
October 1, 2015
Effectiveness of Talk Therapy Is Overstated, a Study Says. AKA “paying for a friend.”
Organizing Principles. Cliff A’s comment is also great, and answers something I’d been trying to figure out.
September 30, 2015
Shark culling and overfishing may be contributing to climate change. Eliminating top predators destroys ecosystems.
September 29, 2015
We can’t get out of the bedroom now. Her history is 100% correct, btw.
Crazy American Obesity in Four Graphics. But it’s all “genetic” and “inevitable.” Bullshit.
September 28, 2015
GUYS in Movies vs. Real Life. Pretty much, except the small % of frat-type idiots.
Why Students Hate School Lunches. What you eat doesn’t matter much. How much you eat matters far, far more.
New York Cops Are Jailing Handymen For Carrying This Common Pocketknife. And yet we can’t seem to do a thing about guns.
September 27, 2015
September 26, 2015
No, e-book sales are not falling, despite what publishers say. Indies more than make up for the fake “decline.” Very poor NYT article.
The states where women are most likely to be killed by men. The Southern states? Shocking. Oh wait, it’s totally not.
The 40 Worst Movie Posters Ever. Those are bad, but I’ve seen worse.
September 25, 2015
Investors Are Mining for Water, the Next Hot Commodity. Aye. I invested us in a water company eight years ago. $$$.
September 24, 2015
Melting permafrost could cause $43 trillion worth of economic damage. Not to mention mass death and near-extinction. There’s that.
Adventures in Very Recent Evolution. But humans are immune to evolution by, like, magic!
September 23, 2015
OPM Now Admits 5.6m Feds’ Fingerprints Were Stolen By Hackers. Good chance mine were in that pile.
Welcome to the Speakularity, Where Everything You Say Is Transcribed and Searchable. Fight the future; I don’t want to believe.