May 20, 2016 archive

The Daily Late Nightly Show (How geeky am I?)

For some Euclidian Problems a Compass and Straight Edge won’t do You have to fold the paper Yeah, I’m so geeky I watch stuff like that for fun. At one time I wanted to get into topology- Fun with Spheres Unfortunately my Trig Transforms are not up to the task, so I settled for History …

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Not Just A Game

Herr Doktor Professor ain’t the only one with a Nobel Prize in Economics. Monopoly’s New Era Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project Syndicate MAY 13, 2016 For 200 years, there have been two schools of thought about what determines the distribution of income – and how the economy functions. One, emanating from Adam Smith and nineteenth-century liberal …

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Just an Accident

Sure. Doctors With Enemies: Did Afghan Forces Target the M.S.F. Hospital? By MATTHIEU AIKINS, The New York Times MAY 17, 2016 For the last hour, the American gunship had been circling high above the city, carefully observing its target with night-­vision sensors and waiting for clearance to strike. It was 2 in the morning on …

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The Breakfast Club (With A Little Help From Friends)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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