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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

http://blog.xkcd.com/2015/05/13/new-book-thing-explainer/

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

http://homesteading-guide.com/how-to-make-homemade-vinegar/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zFFIY18OV4

The Secret Life Of Ian Flemming (1990)


http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2013-01-14

For some reason I'd stopped my daily read of Sinfest and now I have a couple years to catch up on.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Walmart steals horse from questionable content creator.
Streisand effect to follow.
http://consumerist.com/2015/05/19/walmart-is-now-the-rightful-owner-of-walmart-horse/








Tuesday, May 19, 2015

ohio actually has a statute against yelling fire in  a crowded theater. it's better written than most such, although section c strikes me as too vague.


The police had also initially suggested that Northrup was guilty of the Ohio crime of “causing panic,” but the court pointed out this wasn’t so (at least under Northrup’s version of the facts). Indeed, the Ohio “causing panic” statute provides,
No person shall cause the evacuation of any public place, or otherwise cause serious public inconvenience or alarm, by doing any of the following:
(1) Initiating or circulating a report or warning of an alleged or impending fire, explosion, crime, or other catastrophe, knowing that such report or warning is false;
(2) Threatening to commit any offense of violence;
(3) Committing any offense, with reckless disregard of the likelihood that its commission will cause serious public inconvenience or alarm.
http://feeds.feedburner.com/volokh/mainfeed 


word for the day: dissensus.

On Monday, a sharply divided Supreme Court held in Comptroller v. Wynne that Maryland’s personal income tax scheme – which failed to offer Maryland residents a full credit for income taxes paid to other states on income they earned in those states – was unconstitutional. By a vote of five to four, an ideologically diverse majority (consisting of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, and Sonia Sotomayor) concluded that Maryland’s scheme violated the dormant Commerce Clause because it discriminated against interstate commerce. Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg each authored dissenting opinions, on widely divergent grounds, revealing a fundamental dissensus on the Court regarding the dormant Commerce Clause.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

not the onion:
Natalie Portman confirmed for Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic": The Los Angeles Times has this report.
The "VF Hollywood" blog of Vanity Fair has a post titled "Natalie Portman Will Play Our Most Rock-Star-Like Supreme Court Justice; See a new side of the Notorious R.B.G."

Friday, May 08, 2015

http://nomadcapitalist.com/blog/

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

http://www.wired.com/2015/05/worlds-first-self-driving-semi-truck-hits-road/

http://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2015/05/06/stanford-panel-big-issues-will-loom-when-everyone-has-their-genomic-sequence-on-a-thumb-drive/






http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/1-percent-in-each-state-map_n_6548222.html

are you in the 1%? Right now, i'm not, even at the world income 1% level of 37K/yr. I've been having a slow year the past two months; it might or might not pick up later.

Monday, May 04, 2015



http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2015/04/30/how-western-media-would-cover-baltimore-if-it-happened-elsewhere/?postshare=7591430415976021

http://imgur.com/a/H34Rd



Thursday, April 30, 2015

word for the day: Y'all'd've.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


                              I went to baltimore a few days ago. this is what i brought back.








6) Don't waste time on the internet

success tips from mrs elon musk.

I got to Baltimore last Wednesday, and came home Saturday. When I left there were protests, but by Monday they had turned to riots. I am, at times, a protestor, but not a rioter.



Sunday, April 26, 2015

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/final-note/now-amazon-will-let-you-rent-goats

bob's rent-a-goat

Friday, April 24, 2015

https://redemmas.org/  had coffee here yesterday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

stiffler recommends 5 movies

Monday, April 20, 2015


happy hitler's birthday



Thursday, April 16, 2015

9 plans for outer space.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/15/homeless-feeding_n_7066860.html?utm_hp_ref=politics
tx woman feeding homeless cites religious freedom act.

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