Commentary about whites supremacists, mass murder Show more
I just read a lengthy article profiling the mass murderer responsible for Christchurch in the Sydney Morning Herald. The media can’t bloody help themselves can they? They will elevate any despicable view in their quest for yarns and clicks.
Myth about how science progresses is built on a misreading of the story of penicillin http://theconversation.com/myth-about-how-science-progresses-is-built-on-a-misreading-of-the-story-of-penicillin-120990 via @drtobyfreeman
Prof Danielle Mazza and Prof Charlotte Hespe on changes to the NSW abortion bill and potential implications http://bit.ly/2ZYDr2k
Some limited details on the Canva data breach https://monitor.firefox.com/breach-details/Canva
It’s fascinating how people can learn exactly the wrong lesson from events–and when you start to regard yourself as a galaxy brain, you’re almost certainly not http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/aug/10/guilty-as-anyone-andrew-leigh-on-how-labors-deluge-of-ideas-helped-it-lose-the-election
The Relative Caloric Prices of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods Differ Systematically across Income Levels and Continents https://academic.oup.com/jn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jn/nxz158/5535433
and an interactive chart that contextualises the findings https://www.ifpri.org/publication/relative-caloric-prices-healthy-and-unhealthy-foods-differ-systematically-across-income#.XU3q8cSMMgA.twitter
Car-related negativity Show more
Hierarchy of bad drivers, from worst to less bad: Amarok drivers, Ranger drivers, Tesla drivers, all other Volkswagen drivers, everyone else.
“The world is chaos. Escape rooms make sense.” https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/8/7/20749177/escape-room-game (blergh)
Today I poked my nose into the Patreon Discord and saw a guy asking for advice on how to grow his paying audience for his YouTube channel wherein he putters about with a metal detector.
Apparently he is not the only person to do this. Apparently the people making the most money doing this are buxom ladies.
At long last. I feel Future Shock.
Formed by Megafloods, This Place Fooled Scientists for Decades https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2017/03/channeled-scablands/
Last month, Kazakhstan attempted to break encrypted web traffic by asking citizens to install bad root certificates on their devices. Now the authorities say it was all just a "test." We've updated our article on the matter with the latest info: https://protonmail.com/blog/kazakhstan-internet-surveillance/
Primary health care, inequalities, and the climate emergency. He/him.
Scratch my pessimistic coating to reveal my optimistic core.
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