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John Oliver

Science and Damned Statistics

John Oliver nails a big, big problem in the fitness world – misusing scientific studies and statistics in the interest...

Assuming superior intelligence = mistake #1…

Assuming superior intelligence = mistake #1…

Scott Adams Blog: The Internet Fingerprint 06/10/2013. So, I like most Dilbert cartoons. I don’t much care for the guy...

A bunch of selfish, narcissistic asswipes…

A bunch of selfish, narcissistic asswipes…

What Our Words Tell Us – NYTimes.com. I like David Brooks. Can’t help it. He, rather consistently, looks at the...

Bruce Schneier’s wisdom in the wake of the Boston bombing…

Bruce Schneier’s wisdom in the wake of the Boston bombing…

The Boston Marathon Bombing: Keep Calm and Carry On – Bruce Schneier – The Atlantic. Terrorism, even the terrorism of...

Yeah, and exactly how is austerity policy going to work any better in the US?…

Yeah, and exactly how is austerity policy going to work any better in the US?…

Why the Euro Is Doomed in 4 Steps – Matthew O’Brien – The Atlantic. Just read it. ¬†What a mess.

Grateful…

Grateful…

Today is the 10th anniversary of start of the Iraq War. Ten years ago, based upon manufactured evidence, the United...

The true cost of war…

The true cost of war…

Truthdig – The Last Letter. A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran To: George...

The grim facts of US politics…

The grim facts of US politics…

BBC News – The Lyndon Johnson tapes: Richard Nixon’s ‘treason’. Read the above-linked articled folks. I’ve had a few conversations...

It’s the prices, stupid…

It’s the prices, stupid…

Why an MRI costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France. Obamacare ain’t gonna fix it. ¬†Neither are the ridiculous...

No, I am not just being contrary…

No, I am not just being contrary…

So, today is apparently Ronald Wilson Reagan’s 102nd birthday, and all over the Facebook are posts and memes dumping on...