Police routinely misuse state and federal databases to stalk romantic interests, business partners, family, and even each other. What’s the fun of being a cop if you can’t shoot minorities and stalk people? I mean, shit.
September 30, 2016
Law of triviality. At my company, we spend more time arguing over naming conventions than creating automation, and it pisses me off so much.
September 29, 2016
This is why the Catholic nun’s habit is no comparison. No state in the world enforces the Catholic habit over all women then punishes them for not complying. If the hijab is feminist, so is female genital mutilation. Yes, I went there.
Goodbye World: We’ve Passed the Carbon Tipping Point For Good. I’m part of the last generation that got to have a really good life. Sorry, everyone else.
September 28, 2016
A simple linear trend suggests that by mid-century about a quarter of men between 25 and 54 will not be working at any moment. Suspect trend will go non-linear and will be more like 50% by 2050.
Birth of ‘3-Parent Baby’ a Success for Controversial Procedure. Only mitochondrial DNA, so not really three parent.
September 27, 2016
September 26, 2016
The Industry That Was Crushed By The Obama Administration. This is a good thing, but should’ve been done to the financial industry first.
September 25, 2016
Photographing American Themes in 1970s Kentucky. Check out the slideshow; great photos.
September 24, 2016
Obama: once out of office, I’m gonna stop being polite and start getting real. So he’s going to do the things he should have done in office out office. Gotcha.
The sad demise of the rotary knob. Such a superior interface.
The Harsh, Hidden Lessons of Tree School. Tree education is full of tearing and screaming. Can you still hear the trees screaming, Clarice?
September 23, 2016
Worst of McMansions — Encino, CA. That house…someone built that. Like, on purpose.
Horses Can Learn To Communicate Specific Needs To People. So they aren’t just horsing around.
September 22, 2016
Negative Effects of Immigration on the Economy. Turns out all immigrants aren’t the same, or beneficial. Imagine that.
A sixth sense? How we can tell that eyes are watching us. But what about gaze in the military?
September 21, 2016
Evolution hasn’t revamped alligators in 8 million years. Extreme chompiness works.
Boeing–Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche. Boondoggles abound, present and past.
Fitness trackers may actually make you gain weight. “Make” is a little strong, but tech is rarely as good as just being damn stubborn.
September 20, 2016