Category: links

Links for Aug 2018

LED bulbs are as cheap as incandescents
Goodbye To Harlan Ellison
Very Short Stories
Sundown Towns history
Wimshurst machine, kit
Fabricating Reflectors for Displaying Multiple Images, pdf
Climate change and China–too hot, flooded
Sanders Medicare for all proposal would save $2T over first 10 years.
Media portray these tales of perseverance as uplifting and inspirational. They’re actually horror stories.
Write in PDFs in Linux
My ancestry test revealed a genetic bombshell
Better command line tools
The end of the oceans
Colliding stars will light up the night sky in 2022
NAD precursor as anti-aging drug (Basis from Elysium Health)

Is Iron Man made of Lego?

Solving the Autism Puzzle

Elevian: daily injections of a protein called GDF11 can promote “the body’s ability to restore itself”

The company builds on research findings several years ago that if the bloodstreams of young and old mice are connected together, it seems to rejuvenate the older ones. … In a 2015 study, for example, scientists at Novartis found that GDF11 levels do not fall with age and that the protein actually inhibits rather than promotes muscle regeneration.

The alt-right is drunk on bad readings of Nietzsche. They don’t understand him. By Sean Illing
Cactus seeds supplier

Links for July

Don’t Talk to Cops. Mr. James Duane, a professor at Regent Law School and a former defense attorney, tells you why you should never agree to be interviewed by the police.
10 Rules for Dealing with Police
The RIGHT Way to Handle a Police Stop
A feminist Analysis of Die Hard

Start Making Children Happy With Math

Mandelbrot Fractals
10 Ways to Cover a Trump Rally

John Kenneth Galbraith (1963): Wealth and Poverty: “The modern conservative… not even especially modern… is engaged… in one of man’s oldest, best financed, most applauded, and, on the whole, least successful exercises in moral philosophy. That is the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness… link

Warriors books
Megatons To Megawatts: Russian Warheads Fuel U.S. Power Plants
First World Problems, BBC

Scanner frequencies for Chicago, 1, 2, 3
Baofeng UV-5R info

Stability of Active Ingredients in Long-Expired Prescription Medications

Stupid Rightwing memes: “The United States is not a ‘democracy,’ it is ‘a Republic.'”. I don’t quite get the point of this one. Impress the rubes?

Bullseye Bore–laser circle shows if drill is held at 90 degrees

West Nile virus incidence
CCR5Δ32 allele common in Europeans, loss prevents HIV infections, makes carriers more susceptible to West Nile