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11Aug/180

Voter Registration Deadlines – Vote.org

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8Aug/180

Hack Your Dog’s Brain / Boing Boing

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7Apr/17Off

Folsom Prison Blues/Pinball Wizard Mashup – Johnny Cash – The Who – Puddles Pity Party – YouTube

This is awesome...
Puddles Pity Party does a Folsom Prison Blues/Pinball Wizard Mashup

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2Apr/17Off

The campaign to put science and tech leaders in public office starts now | Ars Technica

Yes, more of this please. The two attributes I want in a politician are logic and ethics.

Source: The campaign to put science and tech leaders in public office starts now | Ars Technica

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1Apr/17Off

The Need for Competition

THIS!!!! Holy shit how can the Republicans who are supposedly so pro-market allow the market to be dominated by so few players?!? Because they're not really pro-market? They're just pro-rich assholes giving them money.

Jason Furman, the chair of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Obama and now a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, argues that “both microeconomi…

Source: The Need for Competition

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25Mar/17Off

Standard Ebooks: Free and liberated ebooks, carefully produced for the true book lover.

Source: Standard Ebooks: Free and liberated ebooks, carefully produced for the true book lover.

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14Mar/17Off

Climbing the Horseshoe

Yep, this.

Climbing the Horseshoe

Assholes on the left and right ruining it for all the sensible people.

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14Mar/17Off

Making Business Ethics a Cumulative Science

Such is the goal of Jonathan Haidt and Linda Trevino in a recent Nature article. “Imagine a world,” they write, in which medical researchers did experiments on rats, but never on people…

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13Mar/17Off

Natural “Narrative Selection” Was the Key to Success for our Species | Big Think

Natural "narrative selection" was key to turning insignificant apes (who had tools for 2 million years) into the species that now dominates the bio-sphere. 

Source: Natural "Narrative Selection" Was the Key to Success for our Species | Big Think

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10Mar/17Off

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why We Have Dysfunctional Politicians | Big Think

Astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals if he'd run for President and what he would do if elected.

Source: Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why We Have Dysfunctional Politicians | Big Think

Every nation gets the government it deserves.
-- Joseph de Maistre

This is the fundamental problem. American education sucks and the majority of Americans are idiots as a result. They haven't been taught how to learn, only how to memorize. So now they all bitch about congress and then vote to re-elect the same assholes.

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