September 22, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

AI fears you should have.

Cop Accused of Assault Has Violent Past, Present, Future.

To Understand the Surge of Surprise Medical Bills, Get to Know Private Equity.

11% of the Military Budget Could Fund Enough Renewable Energy for Every Home in the US. And people constantly tell me how we have no money to pay for anything. Fucking morons. Fuck you all. I am done forever with subtlety. You, all of you, are my enemy.

This isn’t extinction, it’s extermination: the people killing nature know what they’re doing.

Nearly twice as many people displaced by weather than conflict in first half of 2019.

Greta Thunberg Is Right to Panic.

The Historical Amnesia of Joe Biden’s Candidacy. Baby Boomers are charmed by his rose-tinted revisionism. Younger Democrats see the past more clearly.

September 21, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!


Climate model shows large-scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara increase rain and vegetation.

The role of roles in uniquely human cognition and sociality.

Naomi Klein: We Have Far Less Time Than We Think.

America’s great climate exodus is starting in the Florida Keys.

An AI learned to play hide-and-seek. The strategies it came up with were astounding.

September 20, 2019

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America’s Workforce Elderly Workforce To Double By 2028.

Selling Drugs to Sex Workers Could Be Human Trafficking Under the Senate’s New ‘PROTECT Act.’ “Trafficking” now means anything; meanwhile, the rich get away with nearly everything.

Four Ways Traffic Engineers Thwart Public Will.

The Cost of America’s Oligopoly Problem. An innovative new study finds substantial, increasing deadweight losses resulting from oligopolistic behavior and points to the important role that startup acquisitions—particularly by large tech firms—played in driving this trend.

A strange Twitter glitch is censoring the left. “Glitch.”

Are Biden and Sanders Too Old to Be President? Yes, both far too old.

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds.

Physicists cut upper limit on neutrino’s mass in half.

September 19, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Does Anyone Really ‘Love’ Private Health Insurance? I am alive today not because of insurance companies but despite them. If I get really sick, my plan is to just die because I can’t handle dealing with insurance companies and I am not afraid of death.

To Counter China, Out-Invent It. Trump’s Trade War Ignores the Real Threat From Beijing. Our R&D funding should be 10-100x as much as it is.

Fresh analysis of LIGO data supports “no hair” theorem for black holes.

Automation and Its Growing Impact on the Fast Food Industry. All that automation that the latest wisdom holds can never happen is happening.

Smart TVs like Samsung, LG and Roku are tracking everything we watch.

Why don’t Americans wear helmets in the shower? How do you wash your motherfucking hair with a helmet on? Why I am not a liberal, part the millionth.

For an estimated one in 16 American women, according to a study published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine, her “first time” having sex was “an unwanted first sexual intercourse that is physically forced or coerced.”

Study shows Central Florida is the most dangerous place to walk in the United States.

Women Scientists Were Written Out of History. It’s Margaret Rossiter’s Lifelong Mission to Fix That.

2017 marked the first time firearms killed more people than motor vehicle accidents.

September 18, 2019

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Faster Than We Thought: What Stories Will Survive Climate Change?

6 Best Smartphones That Still Have a Headphone Jack. Fuck any smartphone without a headphone jack. Fucking assclown wanker shitheap cockbags.

NPR Shopping Cart Economics: How Prices Changed At A Walmart In 1 Year.

Let’s face the truth. We are in an abusive relationship with our phones.

Ex-Muslim Activist Sarah Haider Says Western Liberals Are Making Things Worse.

Exercise could slow withering effects of Alzheimer’s.

Wi-Fi 6: What’s Different.

The core fact most people, including the folks in the “best every world” Panglossian movement (like Pinker) don’t seem to understand, is that even if they were right (questionable), the prosperity we have is based on burning down our house.

A love letter to personal websites.

September 17, 2019

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The overlooked data point in the new Census report: Most families don’t have much income.

Meet the teenager born after 9/11 who will one day command all forces in Afghanistan.

Dear Honda, this adorable electric car needs to come to the US.

Extremely Massive Neutron Star May Be the Largest Ever Spotted.

People with a body mass index ⩾30 under-report their dietary intake: A systematic review. Shocking no one at all.

Men who assumed that the pictures were distributed non-consensually spent more time looking at the body of the depicted person.

False memory in nonhuman animals.

CBS and MIT’s 1960 Documentary On AI Is a Gem.

The Scale Of What We’re Up Against.

A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World. Bet this org is funding a lot of the Fat Acceptance groups, too.

Amazon Changed Search Algorithm in Ways That Boost Its Own Products.

September 16, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Bottled Water Is Sucking Florida Dry. The state’s aquifers are shrinking, yet corporations want to appropriate even more of them. Have known since I was a kid that by the time I was old, all the springs in Florida would be gone.

Fruits and vegetables grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us get today.

Achieving Extreme Light Intensities using Optically Curved Relativistic Plasma Mirrors.

HP printers try to send data back to HP about your devices and what you print.

Wasps: If you can’t love them, at least admire them.

Here’s what happened in the impact crater the day it did in the dinos.

The pain of clearing my parents’ house.

What We Don’t See When We See Copyright as Property.

September 15, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Time for a radical rethink about sand?

The Geopolitics of Climate Change.

Manta rays form close friendships, shattering misconceptions. By developing and maintaining a network of acquaintances, these massive fish are revealing themselves to be social butterflies of the sea.

Decline of migrating birds could be partly due to pesticides.

The Real Democratic Primary Starts Now. And It’s All About Elizabeth Warren. At this point, as long as it’s not Joe Fucking Biden.

The Decline of Middle America and the Problem of Meritocracy.

The Day I Stopped Believing in American Democracy.

Majority of Americans want free college and student debt cancellation.

September 14, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

The reality, under capitalism, is that most of us consent to our own exploitation in order to survive. This is the nature of labour under capitalism. A preoccupation with how women use their own bodies should not blind us to the ways that sex work is like other work.

The ancient world teemed with birds; now we think with them.

Paleontologists Are Trying to Understand Why the Fossil Record Is Mostly Males.

Men’s “Real” Earnings Below 1973 Level: Census Bureau.

What would happen if all the world’s trees disappeared?

Joe Biden Is A Doddering Old Mummy With A Skull Full Of Dumpster Juice.

How the Brain Filters Sound.

Whole Foods Cuts Health-Care For 1,900 Part-Time Employees. Or rather, Amazon does.

“Move fast and break things” is an abomination if your goal is to create a healthy society.

Thomas Piketty’s new book uses data to trace how inequality changes ideology.

September 13, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

The Great Flood of 2019: A Complete
Picture of a Slow-Motion Disaster.

There’s no place like home: Butterflies stick to their burbs.

Philosophy and the Practice of Bayesian Statistics.

Heat Islands and Our Health.

What you’re witnessing is western civilization incrementally losing its dignity, along with its heart, soul, and mind.

International conflict isn’t declining, new analysis finds.

American Universities Are Addicted to Billionaires. What happened when Jeffrey Epstein funded science and tech? Women were excluded.

The SR-71 Blackbird’s Predecessor Created “Plasma Stealth” By Burning Cesium-Laced Fuel.

September 12, 2019

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Scientists Find the Pitter Patter of Neanderthal Feet.

Bring Back The SE. Apple is very stupid not to do this.

Plasma antenna.