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.
Here’s More Evidence That Galactic Super-Civilizations Don’t Exist. Or at least don’t exist to our observational methods.
September 22, 2015
September 21, 2015
Japan’s government just ordered all of the country’s public universities to end education in the social sciences, the humanities and law. Non-binding, but…this will happen in the US too, guaranteed.
September 20, 2015
Racist white people seem to think cell phones cost $5 million dollars and nobody but tech billionaires and other whites should own them. Anyone who is shocked that refugees have cell phones is a goddamn moron.
The Surprising Benefits of Sadness. Both conservatives and liberals will be chagrined to learn that humans evolved above the neck.
September 19, 2015
Income inequality: Rich Democrats don’t care about the problem any more than rich Republicans do. Why nothing will be done.
September 18, 2015
Guy Spends 6 Months, $1,500 To Make A Sandwich Entirely From Scratch. Demonstrates (despite its flaws) the incredible efficiency of industrial capitalism.
Why Can’t We Get Rid of the 7-Day Week? No metric weeks for me, please.
September 17, 2015