November 19, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes.

Everything is Terrible but You Should Read This Story.

Let’s Be Very Clear: Medicare for All Is Not Socialism.

Apple finally admits iPad Pro won’t replace your PC.

Link between inflammation and mental sluggishness shown in new study.

This Is How Astronomers Will Finally Measure The Universe’s Expansion Directly.

India is Not a ‘Vegetarian Country’ Like the EAT-Lancet Report Would Have Us Believe.

What America Lost When It Lost the Bison. By migrating in huge herds, bison behave like a force of nature, engineering and intensifying waves of spring greenery.

Young adult siblings and twins are less alike in cognitive ability in highly educated families than in less educated families.

China now launches more rockets than anyone in the world.

For some of us, listening to other people’s chit-chat can be about as enraging as having a colleague repeatedly click their pen against your forehead.

Types of causes.

Air Pollution Reduces IQ, a Lot.

Crinkle crankle wall.

November 18, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Surgery for Blocked Arteries Is Often Unwarranted, Researchers Find.

Writing userspace USB drivers for abandoned devices.

Interiorizing Austerity.

When a mouse over a file is enough to crash your system.

How do you crack the code to a lost ancient script?

Intuitively, we all remain hopeless slaves of appearances, no matter how often we were misled by them.

November 17, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

On average, poll respondents guessed that 32% of Democrats were gay and that 38% of Republicans earned over $250,000. The real figures were 6% and 2%. Polarization also makes you, apparently, into an utter moron.

The Salk lab previously demonstrated that confining mice to time-restricted eating during a ten-hour window can protect against obesity and diabetes. Likely works the same in humans. IF works. FA people will be angry.

‘Noise’ in the Brain Encodes Surprisingly Important Signals. Activity in the visual cortex and other sensory areas is dominated by signals about body movements, down to little tics and twitches. Scientists are now rethinking how they study and conceive of perception.

Microsoft Advertisement Inc.

Interstellar space even weirder than expected, NASA’s Voyager 2 reveals.

Apple Is Trying to Kill Web Technology.

Because women are more likely than men to experience physical and sexual threat in their daily lives, they are also more likely to judge others (usually men) to be creepy. Judgments of creepiness, however, are not necessarily reliable.

How Google Interferes With Its Search Algorithms and Changes Your Results.

We Need to Fix Online Advertising. All of It. For the sake of democracy.

The actual range of worker productivity is much narrower than the range of incomes.

‘4°C of global warming is optimal’ – even Nobel Prize winners are getting things catastrophically wrong. That’s an economist. Of course they are wrong. It’s what they do.

Middle-income Americans are increasingly ‘financially vulnerable,’ despite strong economy and low unemployment.

November 16, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

The fusion energy dream is inching toward planet-saving reality.

Persistently low fitness is an independent risk factor for dementia and death due to dementia.

Big Tech wants into your wallet so they can get more data, like their Chinese rivals.

The Chinese Government Cannot Be Allowed to Undermine Academic Freedom.

What Is a Billionaire?

How humans’ sense of ‘intuitive physics’ touches fictional worlds.

The genetic basis of Peruvians’ ability to live at high altitude. It involves changes in the basic oxygen sensing system.

The Battle of the Elites.

The Org That Doles Out .Org Websites Just Sold Itself To a For-Profit Company. A VC firm, actually, which is all bad all the time.

CDC: The number of Americans dying from antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” vastly underestimated.

The plight of late industrializers: what if peasants do not want to move to cities?

Continuing Against Closure.

How Americans Got Red Meat Wrong. Early diets in the country weren’t as plant-based as you might think.

Google reportedly manipulates search results to hide controversial subjects and favor big business. Of course it does.

November 15, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Millions in U.S. Lost Someone Who Couldn’t Afford Treatment.

Almost all poverty gains, no matter how you slice the numbers, were in China and China DID NOT do what economic orthodoxy says you’re supposed to do.

Pete Buttigieg is the media’s perfect boy. Nobody gets the political press slobbering like a candidate incapable of saying anything at all.

Democracy doesn’t matter to the defenders of ‘economic freedom.’

The homeownership obsession. How buying homes became a part of the American dream—and also a nightmare.

Will Google get away with grabbing 50m Americans’ health records? Yes.

Venice City Council Floods After Rejecting Climate Change Bills.

Rising US “deaths of despair” driven by health care costs, lack of access to care.

How the Fed Boosts the 1%: Even the Upper Middle Class Loses Share of Household Wealth to the 1%. Bottom Half Gets Screwed.

November 14, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Last Arctic ice refuge is disappearing.

The Diet That Was Supposed to Feed the World Forgot to Factor in the Poor. More than 1.5 billion people on the planet can’t afford EAT-Lancet’s celebrated diet. Not shocking. It was propaganda anyway.

Densities of materials.

The Case Against Boeing.

The Interstate Highway System and the Development of the American Economy.

Everettian theory as pure wave mechanics plus a no-collapse probability postulate.

Feminism Will Rise Again.

The Show-Trial Rhetoric That Took Down a Charter-School Founder. A petition accusing Steven Wilson of “white supremacist” language makes no sense, and barely tries to. But according to wokerati, there is no such thing as woke culture.

Red and Blue Economies Are Heading in Sharply Different Directions.

Millennials on the Cusp of Middle Age Missed Their Boom. Too many economic forces were against them when they came of age.

On Drama.

The majority of new vehicle buyers are older than 54. That’s who can afford new cars.

Nanoparticles from air pollution (mostly car exhaust) go straight into your brain.

November 13, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Google: You can trust us with the medical data you didn’t know we already had. Google has 50M people’s medical records but won’t merge them with other Google data. And no one believes that.

More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors. The practice was probably used to improve the children’s chances of securing a university place.

Chimpanzees help others with what they want; Children help them with what they need.

Can we reduce facial biases? Persistent effects of facial trustworthiness on sentencing decisions.

National parks a boost to mental health worth trillions: study.

Huge difference in attitudes toward homosexual behavior among Democrats by race.

Fake news game confers psychological resistance against online misinformation.

Models are only entrenching discrimination that algorithm-driven lending is meant to stamp out. The wrong assumption here is that algorithm-driven lending is meant to stamp out discrimination, rather than conceal it with plausible deniability.

November 12, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

What’s the story, morning glory? Taxonomy, evolution and sweet potatoes.

Even Nice, “Generous” Rich People Are Not Your Friends.

One Perfect Shot Presents The 100 Most Beautiful Shots of the Decade.

Insulin Resistance as a Predictor of Age-Related Diseases.

Vice Writer Desperately Trying to Find Something Problematic About Spongebob Meme.

November 11, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

How to Combat Firehosing.

This Federal Agency Is Investigating Why the Fed Is Bailing Out Wall Street Again.

YouTube says it can delete accounts that aren’t ‘commercially viable.’

How Big Corporations Spy on Their Workers to Keep Their Wages Down.

Farmers in Crisis Turn to High-Interest Loans as Banks Pull Back.

November 10, 2019

Fuck Mozilla and fuck the Firefox developers!

Politics is for Power, Not Consumption. Political hobbyism takes well-meaning citizens away from pursuing power.

The State of the American Debt Slaves, Q3 2019.

McKinsey Faces Criminal Inquiry Over Bankruptcy Case Conduct.

The 1918 Parade That Spread Death in Philadelphia.