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December 02 Judge Chutkan rules on absolute immunity
October 01 Boston's GLX: a case study in cost disease
September 22 Links
August 21 Real numbers, made real
July 23 Rarest knight forks in chess history
May 04 Taxing cryptocurrency: is this good for bitcoin?
February 26 Wet-bulb temperature and the limits of human survival
February 17 Links
February 10 Cornu spiral and other fractal spirals
January 24 Mystery Hunt 2023 Team Statistics


December 04 Why is a rook worth more than a bishop?
November 18 Reflections on silence
October 10 A very quick exercise in L'Hopital's rule
September 13 Why is it warmer in summer?
September 12 The greenhouse effect part 5: Differences between model and reality
September 05 The greenhouse effect part 4: A model
August 29 The greenhouse effect part 3: Temperature of the Earth without an atmosphere
August 22 The greenhouse effect part 2: Physics of light and temperature
August 15 The greenhouse effect appendix B: Ozone
August 08 The greenhouse effect appendix A: What is the atmosphere?
August 03 The Great Patton (version 2)
August 01 What is the greenhouse effect? An accessible, scientific introduction. Part 1
April 12 Links
April 06 The definitive Monty Hall explainer
April 05 Temperature part 1: What is negative temperature?
February 02 Mystery Hunt 2022 Team Statistics
February 01 Cheap and simple mask fit testing
January 28 Links
January 24 Media sources for legal news and the Jan 6 insurrection investigation


June 12 Links
May 27 Defeating influenza: lessons from covid
May 08 What is gravitoelectromagnetism?
April 29 Icelandic archaeologists rush to record ruins in path of lava
April 26 Links
April 21 WHO report on the origins of covid-19
January 23 MIT MYSTery Hunt puzzle stats
January 21 DC 51


December 27 0.1% of the US has died of covid-19
December 21 Covid-19 vaccine mechanism and safety
December 02 Links
November 19 Partial fractions vs contour integration
October 26 [Update] Representation of voters in the Supreme Court confirmation process
October 18 Links
October 08 Support big name candidates by donating to down-ballot candidates
October 06 Representation of voters in the Supreme Court confirmation process
August 12 Links
August 08 Problems not solved by taxing the rich
July 07 Using the rolling shutter effect to time lightning leaders
June 26 Congressional Apportionment I: Observations
May 28 Why poll accuracy does not depend on population size
May 23 The unknown story of early German space exploration
March 03 The WHO-China joint covid-19 report
February 08 Nominate Marie Yovanovitch for the Profiles in Courage award
January 23 A book review review review
January 21 The trial in and of the Senate


December 28 Rotations and balls in even dimensions
December 20 Mormon church discovered to fraudulently keep more than $100 billion tax-free
December 05 Why can you see your breath in winter? And can you breathe clear air in hot, foggy conditions?
December 02 Welcome to this blog! (**start here**)
December 01 Links to the past
November 17 Here is an excellent timeline of past and future impeachment hearings
November 07 We've all seen how the executive branch has been gutted of qualified p
October 23 In a dramatic new low for US Congress, 30 Republicans raided the confi
October 04 Calculating pi in Factorio
September 18 "2001: A Space King" and others
September 16 Something you can do right now: Public comments are being solicited on
September 03 George Mason: "The President ought not to have the power of pardoning,
July 31 "In your otherwise beautiful poem, one verse reads, 'Every minute dies
July 23 [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marden%27s_theorem)
July 15 Observations and predictions of global temperatures under the four mai
June 15 Division of three for cardinals without the axiom of choice. Formally,
May 15 Seen in the index of a book: "Bears, combats with, 15, 26, 62, 75, 78,
May 12 "Knife money" was used for much of 400 years in ancient China until ro
May 03 There is a peer-reviewed paper for which this is the sole figure: ![]
April 24 Fun fact: The cornea receives most of its oxygen directly from the air
April 21 NHC's post-season analysis of the 2018 hurricane season upgraded Hurri
April 21 More Mueller report commentary: 1. Volume 2 of the report has been co
April 19 Best quote from the Mueller report: '[Trump] then asked, "What about t
April 02 Chess site "lichess" does not properly validate chess games imported i
March 29 Quote from a recent Supreme Court decision regarding a case in which a
March 12 A college admission cheating ring involving 50 people was busted. From
February 24 In 1971 the proof below was given that $x^3 + 117 y^3 = 5$ has no inte
February 21 In exciting news today, the Supreme Court ruled that the states may no
February 13 This is old news, but I only just found out: in 2017 a neutron star me
January 23 Today I wrote a python program called "write_write_py.lua.py" that wri


December 13 (See previous post) After Democrats won every state-wide election in
December 13 Context and comments to follow: "I would first invite the committee t
December 02 Evidence of systematic election fraud has been found in the North Caro
October 25 Infrared image of Category 5 Yutu as it struck the US earlier today.
October 13 In 2010, the Catholic church excommunicated a nun for authorizing an a
October 01 Some researchers at Penn State in the 90s decided that using nuclear b
September 19 <https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/9/19/lin-stansifer-prevent-he
August 22 Big oil asks government to protect it from climate change <https://ap
August 22 Just read Cohen's plea agreement. In addition to the well-publicized c
August 17 "A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than t
August 05 I saw a paper that used the symbol `\theta_{\beta_{k + 2}^{-1} (j_{**}
August 04 Prior to 2000, civilian GPS had an intentional error of about 100 mete
July 02 Of the 300000 documents seized in the raid on Michael Cohen, only 7 we
July 01 The early Earth produced somewhat more geothermal heat, before most of
June 15 On the subject of people pardoning themselves, in 1856 the governor of
June 05 Until radar observations in 1965, Mercury was believed to be in 1:1 ti
May 23 Cambridge friends: on June 1-14, Somerville Theater will be showing "2
May 17 In 1770 it was proven that every positive integer is a sum of at most
April 04 Just listened to the latest Opening Arguments podcast on the latest le
April 04 I thought I was unique but apparently I'm not even the only person nam
March 27 Something I learned today: every meaning of the English word "check" (
March 23 Current Stormy Daniels status/updates: 1. The $130k settlement was ul


December 23 Sexual abuse facilitator Cardinal Bernard Law, of the Boston Archdioce
December 12 "The worst result in a simultaneous [chess] exhibition given by a mast
November 01 It is illegal in the UK to own a document with information likely to b
October 31 Today I learned that some of our most used punctuation dates back to ~
October 31 Today is the 500th anniversary of Reformation Day, marking when Martin
September 04 Two interesting sequences: Gijswijt's sequence contains every positive
August 10 Near Xenon's critical point at 58 atm and 17 C, Xenon gas has a densit
July 13 In all the talk about Trump Jr's soliciting Russian help, there is ano
June 01 Today I learned that there is a layer of sodium at an altitude of ~100
May 24 In yesterday's press briefing, White House OMB director Mick Mulvaney
May 14 "They lifted half a city block [...] and an estimated all in weight in
May 12 Seen in a math textbook: "This is all one needs to check that $T(x)$ i
May 05 "we would estimate that stripping insurance from 24 million people wou
April 20 In classical electromagnetism, we usually think of the electric fields
March 21 Today I learned that an acre-inch per hour is almost exactly equal to
March 07 Until today (or maybe late yesterday), whitehouse.gov listed Obama as
January 29 "Republicans don't look at polls and think "we need to moderate our pl
January 20 "Lemma 0.3. Let $S$ be a Scheme. Let $X$ be a scheme and $X$ is an aff
January 12 "Extrapolating from present information, ...probably... it will be sho
January 07 With the worldwide banning of leaded gasoline and the banning of leade
January 01 I think 2016 will be (and should be) remembered for two things: the pu


November 06 Floridian friends- In 2000, at least 991 Nader supporters in Florida
October 30 The best classical music quiz! <https://www.sporcle.com/games/iglew/c
October 20 I've seen many people state that they find the flaws in both major par
October 18 Today I read an economics paper: "Japan's Phillips Curve Looks Like Ja
October 07 Leaked video of former US Senator Gordon Smith of Oregon talking with
August 18 My favorite fact in elementary number theory is that odd primes can be
August 14 I ran into a very interesting (and fairly readable) paper that demonst
August 08 Here's a cool (and very simple) data structure I just learned about th
July 05 Maximally symmetric 4-colorings of a pentagonal hexacontahedron
June 29 Some adjectives used to describe certain types of cardinal numbers, ac
June 24 For every prime $p > 10^{75}$, there exists an infinite group whose no
April 08 This morning I wrote a Newton fractal generator: <http://imgur.com/a/
April 07 A quick exercise in L'Hopital's rule: compute the derivative of $$W((
March 07 Today I fixed a bug in my lua code by adding the lines: if x == 0
March 04 I have on occasion recommended the excellent book Governing the Common
February 22 A handful of you may remember a lecture I taught on the J programming
February 03 I made a computer in a computer game. Wanted to do this with Dwarf For
January 21 A new Mersenne prime and a new planet? What a week! "it was sent to t


December 26 [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentagonal_number_theorem)
November 23 [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keller%27s_conjecture) [Wik
October 05 Visualizations of data from a neutrino detector -- very cool <http://
October 01 In PHP: >>> 0x0 +2 4 >>> 0x0 +3.5 6.5 >>> 0x0 +2e
September 25 "Turns out this is not Brady's first water glass heist. He also took t
September 12 Fun fact: the sum of $1/(ab)^2$ over all relatively prime pairs of pos
August 17 For the second time this year, Lenovo is found to ship computers with
August 08 <https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/04/28/the-control-group-is-out-of-con
August 03 I learned recently that pre-main sequence stars (those fueled by their
July 12 "Father Gary Thomas, pastor at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Saratog
June 24 "The Hague District Court has ruled today that the State [of the Nethe
June 13 <https://waitbutwhy.com/2013/08/putting-time-in-perspective.html>
April 21 Measurements of the gravitational constant vary sinusoidally: <https:
February 23 Since September, Lenovo has been shipping laptops with pre-installed m
February 04 After careful examination of the discography of Korean pop group 4Minu
January 01 A brief glimpse into the insightful mind of Darwin, and of some of the


December 10 "If Obama had written "moveForward("three steps");", the program would
December 02 It seems clear in retrospect, but apparently the limiting factor that
November 13 "Mr. Obama announced that the United States would emit 26 percent to 2
October 07 The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded yesterday to those who discove
September 23 So I've learned that rogue planets have actually been discovered (2 to
September 21 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/nyregion/new-york-city-climate
September 06 The Minamata Convention, if it takes effect (which it looks like it wi
August 10 Japan's anti-nuclear hysteria seems a lot less hysterical now that I'v
July 28 Apparently there is no road link between North and South America. The
June 23 In comparison to other sources of energy, nuclear power may as well be
May 25 "NextGen Climate will spend about $100 million this year to influence
May 17 Apparently North Korea has its own OS. [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedi
May 09 I wasn't expecting Flight of the Bumblebee performed on the organ to m
March 30 <http://joshworth.com/dev/pixelspace/pixelspace_solarsystem.html>
March 28 "Russian Elections: An Oxymoron of Democracy" <https://www.ucis.pitt.
March 21 After having heard the news that some hundreds of migrant construction
February 27 "A space in the indiscrete topology is like an enormous room. Everyone
February 24 "parent Jennifer Reynolds said she sees the computers as [...] part of
February 13 Mathematics made difficult: A handbook for the perplexed <http://i7-d
January 26 [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatoli_Bugorski)
January 13 "In 1952, the logician Leon Henkin flipped Gödel's idea around and ask
January 12 Here's a generalization of a puzzle about logic gates I posted in July


November 14 "The redistricting decisions of which DOJ complains were motivated by
October 26 Today I learned the Netherlands has the world's first suspended bicycl
October 10 <https://vimeo.com/73588938> Someone took a 1993 government report, e
October 01 "Earlier in his presidency, Mr. Obama made the catastrophic mistake --
August 19 Real-time chess: <http://rtschess.herokuapp.com/>
June 11 The third-closest known star system to the Sun was discovered only 3 m
June 04 Random things I ran into on wikipedia... "Nearly any fluid can be used
June 02 I am prepared to believe (though I have not heard an adequate explanat
May 21 This article just gets more ridiculous the further you read... "The st
May 03 "Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) said in 2010 that he opposed action on clima
May 02 Let's play... identify the city from its satellite picture! (To get th
April 25 "Stonewall took place in 1969, and as of last week the Supreme Court w
April 17 "Which is to say: To form accurate beliefs about something, you really
April 13 A detailed report on why cap and trade legislation failed in congress
April 02 "Paper and Pencil: a Lightweight WYSIWYG Typesetting System" <http://
March 27 "perhaps even the single best thing written about climate change for a
March 27 "Our limit applies to a person out of the sun, in gale-force winds, do
March 15 "what appears to the public as the United States Constitution is not t
March 04 "Smullyan has argued forcefully that Tarski's undefinability theorem d
March 03 Long story short, republicans have no interest in any compromise with
February 19 Didn't realize this was satire until the third paragraph.... [The New
February 15 "Richard Hamming suggests that you ask yourself three questions: 1. W


December 12 "his brains could revolve inside a peanut shell for a thousand years w
December 01 "On Feb. 8, 2011, just as the Arab Spring was reaching a crescendo, th
December 01 A unique perspective.. "I supported George W. Bush in 2000, and many c
November 29 "Beijing even funded the non-existent party's newspaper, De Kommunist,
November 26 Apparently x-rays are visible to the naked eye. [Wikipedia](https://e
November 22 <https://grist.org/news/if-youre-27-or-younger-youve-never-experienced
November 19 "Robert Grubbs, an American who shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry i
November 09 <http://www.deepseanews.com/2012/06/how-presidential-elections-are-imp
September 17 "'I think all political philosophies can be rated on (1) How stupid th
September 03 "There is even an early disagreement over the question of what type of
August 29 Just arrived in Nottingham! Pop quiz, which one of the following can /
July 07 Penn. House Majority Leader admits that increased regulations on abort
June 01 A remarkable collection of unique chess problems (with solutions). Pro
May 08 "In your otherwise beautiful poem, one verse reads, 'Every minute dies
April 14 There is at least one true sentence in this puzzle, and the last such
March 31 This is still under investigation, so the full story is as yet unclear
March 10 I was stuck on my work and it was getting late so I took a break to wr


November 27 <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cupsys/+bug/255161/comments
November 16 <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/34/Lakehead_Universit
August 15 end of a 1500 year empire: [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C
August 10 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Horn_of_Africa_famine)
August 08 three links: [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JanMayen_w
August 08 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v2xnl6LwJE) Escher's waterf
August 04 <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f4/US_military_personnel_a
July 31 ![](http://i.imgur.com/I2UiV.jpg){.image} A star destroyer calmly in
July 22 ![](http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/228177main_Red-Dwarf-Flare-Full
July 19 <http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=302> Chopin and Liszt
July 19 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ongoing_military_conf
July 17 <http://ilovecharts.tumblr.com/post/5668738758/i-have-a-soft-spot-for-
July 10 "An honest examination of the sky forced him to displace the center of
July 08 ![](http://i.imgur.com/CTRxt.png){.image} Fraction of links on the we
July 07 ![](https://i.imgur.com/RCYUl6Y.jpg){.image} <http://robotandghost.co
July 05 <http://cowbirdsinlove.com/53> The adventures of Gongsun Long, episod
July 02 ![](http://robotandghost.com/wp-content/gallery/2007/2007-08-30-mustac
June 30 <http://ilovecharts.tumblr.com/BenGreenman> "Ben Greenman's Museum of
June 27 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/nyregion/the-road-to-gay-marri
June 24 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kj%C3%A1rr)
June 16 Two of the most useful resources for functional programming are this v
June 13 "The expression 'catch fire' is intended as a joke; the CPU does not u
June 12 "Although the new calendar was much simpler than the pre-Julian calend
June 11 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/science/earth/05harvest.html)
June 09 <http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/jun/03/fish-stocks-infor
June 07 "Gentlemen, we may not make history tomorrow, but we shall certainly c
June 05 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolithic_Revolution)
June 03 <http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3139> a linguist's love song
June 03 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_nuclear_fission_react
May 24 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/opinion/19kristof.html) (cour
May 23 <http://www.theonion.com/articles/budget-mixup-provides-nations-school
May 20 <http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2903> "A peeve for the ages"
May 12 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Sounds_of_Earth_Reco
May 01 <http://satwcomic.com/drama-bear>
April 30 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overwhelmingly_Large_Telescop
April 28 "it took six months to persuade suspicious taqueria owners to switch t
April 25 [Wikipedia](http://sco.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scots_leid)
April 23 ![](http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/1011/IC1396RolfGeissinger.jpg){.im
April 22 <http://www.theonion.com/articles/mitt-romney-haunted-by-past-of-tryin
April 17 If CFCs had not been banned: [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
April 14 "I think Douglas owes cancer sufferers an apology (While the offense i
April 11 [NYT](http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2011/02/19/opinion/19blowcht
April 09 <http://www.smbc-comics.com/?id=2208> Can pi be written as a fraction
March 29 <http://www.npl.washington.edu/eotwash/results/alamshbig.gif> I find
March 25 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_bang_nucleosynthesis)
March 15 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2011_tsunami_wave_height
March 13 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvYKcCS_J7Y) liquefication c
March 13 earthquake prediction: [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQVPf
March 10 "Wikipedia's article on 'Safe Sex' includes a curious comment that 'mi
March 06 <http://welections.wordpress.com/2011/03/03/netherlands-provincial-201
March 03 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w14v4vGUDdg) If you had five
February 17 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2010-2011_Arab_world_pro
February 13 <http://bill.wards.net/blosxom/humor/story/feynman.html> "You may use
February 13 Error 418 I'm a teapot Cf. [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L
February 06 <http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/05/us-bush-torture-idUSTRE7141
February 04 [The New Yorker](https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/03/30/hellhol
January 29 <http://www.renesys.com/blog/2011/01/egypt-leaves-the-internet.shtml>
January 26 <http://lambdadance.spacebar.org/> beta-reduce the night away!
January 22 ![](http://i.imgur.com/bivGg.jpg){.image} Image of a NASA rocket engi
January 21 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iUChbaS5PE) How to cook a f
January 11 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Sudanese_independenc
January 10 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/11/us/politics/11delay.html) Tom
January 02 <http://www.pbs.org/newshour/multimedia/2000-2010/3.html> Difference


December 31 <http://scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20080325> Elodie explains th
December 20 <http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/12/house_gop_crushes_b
December 18 <http://gretachristina.typepad.com/greta_christinas_weblog/2007/09/the
December 15 <http://satwcomic.com/language-lesson>
December 12 <http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=12371796> Cable from wikileaks reveal
December 11 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/11/science/earth/11fossil.html)
December 03 (5.81 MB) <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/ba/Windmil
December 02 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLqjQ55tz-U) TED talk on dat
November 28 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code-switching) [Wikipedia]
November 27 Right now, I am writing this status and you are reading it.
November 24 <http://www.wimp.com/buildsinstrument/> (courtesy of Doris) Guy plays
November 24 Airport security has been killing 520 people a year since 2002, more t
November 22 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/22/opinion/22krugman.html) [NYT
November 19 "WARNING: TO BE SAID BY A PRIEST ONLY" <http://www.catholicdoors.com/
November 18 <http://primaxstudio.com/stuff/scale_of_universe/> Zoom out, look onl
November 17 ![](http://www.seat61.com/images/USA-train-map.jpg){.image} I don't k
November 13 <http://www.waste.org/~oxymoron/cards/ratscrew.html> "This isn't supe
November 10 <http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap101109.html> A galaxy seen edge o
November 09 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p86BPM1GV8M) Carl Sagan read
November 05 <http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090312115133.htm> Ameri
November 02 [NYT](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/02/pre-mortem/) The De
November 01 Songs stuck in my head [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sknDf
October 30 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/29/opinion/29krugman.html) Krugm
October 28 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPl10L40pBM#t=3m40s) [YouTube
October 27 <http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2010/10/201010271321362
October 23 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRJNiBgWovo) The Flight of t
October 21 [NYT](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/18/even-more-on-the-ori
October 18 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/13/opinion/13friedman.html) (cou
October 16 <http://www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/milkyway.html> A diagram of the mi
October 16 <http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/LI11Df02.html> (courtesy of
October 16 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5Dz5XEmLVc#t=6m25s) Riven e
October 14 A good analysis of the question whether not polling cell phones biases
October 13 (4.24 MB) <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/35/Guisard
October 10 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Canisgalaxy_2mass.jpg)
October 09 ![](http://astro.uchicago.edu/cosmus/projects/fog/sloan2.jpg){.image}
October 07 "Joanna was two of Charles' 16 great-great-great-grandmothers, six of
October 07 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Olympic_Games) It's
October 02 <http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,720513,00.html>
September 30 Best explanation of the Socratic dialogs: "By pretending ignorance, S
September 27 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2652714/> "Graveyards on
September 27 "Consequently, this lemma is sometimes referred to as the lemma that i
September 25 <http://www.nowscape.com/atheism/Imagine_no_religion_Edgar_Dahl.htm> T
September 16 <http://robertreich.org/post/1121362907> "The Republican Threat to Sh
September 06 <http://www.nathanieljohnston.com/2009/06/11630-is-the-first-uninteres
September 04 <http://www.nucalc.com/Story/> The Macintosh Graphing Calculator soft
September 04 "The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and t
August 29 <http://blog.givewell.org/2010/08/25/our-advice-re-donations-for-pakis
August 20 <http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/48794000/gif/_48794122_us_troop
August 17 <http://www.theonion.com/articles/millions-of-barrels-of-oil-safely-re
August 07 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHZ4SAZ9D8w) Endless Flight,
August 07 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUHWKSlZZDo) Rachel Maddow:
August 06 <http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-august-4-2010/i-give-up---9-11-
August 05 ![](http://psc.apl.washington.edu/ArcticSeaiceVolume/images/BPIOMASIce
August 05 [NYT](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/03/always-look-on-the-b
August 02 <http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/netherlands-first-nato-member-leave
July 29 12 distinct Dutch words: <http://www.dutchgrammar.com/sound/fier_vie
July 24 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzGjEkp772s) Daniel Dennett's
July 24 "While the highest-paid 400 Americans had an average income of $345 mi
July 24 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parable_of_the_broken_window#
July 22 <http://www.tnr.com/article/politics/the-quiet-revolution?page=0,0> O
July 21 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/13/opinion/13krugman.html?_r=1)
July 19 [NYT](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/16/after-the-fall/)
July 18 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SvxaNQ6d7M) Ameno
July 18 [Washington Post](http://voices.washingtonpost.com/checkpoint-washingt
July 18 [538](http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2010/07/stupidity-and-hypocrisy-o
July 17 <http://climateprogress.org/2010/06/09/cheney%E2%80%99s-culture-of-der
July 15 "If [Dick Cheney]'s not listed for a heart transplant, his days are se
July 14 <http://www.bprepublicans.com/page/content/bprepublicans> Republican
July 12 <http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/popes-visit-could-cost
July 11 <http://www.theonion.com/articles/obamas-weekly-video-addresses-becomi
July 09 "The worst heatwave in recent years happened in August 2003 when recor
July 03 <http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/torontog20summit/article/829921--i-wi
July 01 [BBC](https://www.bbc.com/news/10437279) Frustration with unreliable
June 30 <http://www.financialpost.com/Avertible+catastrophe/3203808/story.html
June 29 <http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/6/29/880179/-Research-2000:-Pr
June 28 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ALSi9B71xg) Rachel Maddow:
June 27 <http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/the-last-post-mcchry
June 20 <http://climateprogress.org/2010/06/01/record-heat-wave-may/> Heat re
June 11 [Washington Post](http://voices.washingtonpost.com/ezra-klein/2010/06/
June 05 <http://www.alternet.org/story/147115/the_gaza_blockade_is_illegal_and
June 03 ![](http://i.imgur.com/3JOJo.jpg){.image} -- Introduction to The Art
May 31 <http://www.stratfor.com/weekly/20100531_flotillas_and_wars_public_opi
May 24 [The Atlantic](http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/20
May 20 "...War on Arithmetic" <http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/feature/201
May 07 <http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article7119887.ece
May 07 [The New Yorker](http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/features/2010/01/25/
April 30 Best ghc error message: Parser/Pass3.hs:155:4: parse error on input `p
April 29 <http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/feature/2010/04/28/how_gop_gets_awa
April 24 <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8639769.stm> Great Pacific Garbage Patch
April 21 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/opinion/18sun3.html) Arizona
April 18 <http://www.thenation.com/doc/20100503/hari> The coming climate crisi
April 13 "He was rather given to sneering at anyone who wrote about what he did
April 12 "Ground troops can usually tell combatant from non-combatant because t
April 09 <http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2010/04/evolution-big-bang-
March 27 <http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article70
March 24 <http://www.thenational.ae/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100321/FOREIGN
March 24 <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/24/gop-senators-refusing-to_n_5
March 23 From my Philosophy of Science book: "I have paid particular attention
March 20 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holographic_principle#Black_h
March 18 <http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/03/cbo-report-finds-health-ca
March 14 <http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=242> Gorey covers
March 13 "It looked as though the real problem of man in the sea was not becaus
March 10 Many interesting reads here... <http://www.monbiot.com/>
March 08 ![](http://i.imgur.com/qlrHy.jpg){.image} Meanwhile in Finland
March 08 "The United States is almost always the most dysfunctional of the deve
March 08 "We used to hustle over the border for health care we received in Cana


January 01 3 of 6 found this book review useful: "If you are looking for practica
January 01 <http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/7/19/755113/-Another-Healthcar
January 01 ![](http://phycology.mlml.calstate.edu/images/Canopy.jpg){.image} Br
January 01 "Prof. Loof Lirpa and colleagues were able to shorten Whitehead and Ru
January 01 [YouTube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl1f1-Da0OI) "Java 4 ever"
January 01 [NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2010/02/28/weekinreview/28abel
January 01 [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blindsight)
January 01 Somewhat misleading poll, but still quite surprising: <http://www.dai
January 01 <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Galactic_Cntr_full
January 01 **Starting from the beginning?**