Heraclitusstudent

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The latest 911 conspiracy theory (europhysicsnews.org)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Sep 2016  233 comments, latest 2 years ago
Since our official conspiracy theorist is no longer posting, I thought I'd fill-in for a day. :-) Interestingly the latest theory comes from the European physicists community (generally unaccustomed to...

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Of the stupidity of keynesian policies... (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Feb 2014  134 comments, latest 5 years ago
... And let me start by saying, by Keynesianism, I mean the current use of economic stimulus in the US and Japan for example. So in 2006 people in the...

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How will we survive when the population hits 10 billions? (ted.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 29 Oct 2018  106 comments, latest 5 months ago
By 2050, an estimated 10 billion people will live on earth. Plus 1 billion per decade. When a culture of protozoa hits the size of the Petri dish, they drown...

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Economists Find China Killing U.S. Factory Jobs (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Jun 2015  99 comments, latest 4 years ago
An other DUUUHHH moment for economists.... http://www.bloomberg.com/polit

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Texter shot dead in theater (news.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Jan 2014  92 comments, latest 5 years ago
http://news.yahoo.com/man-71-k "The police report said Reeves fired one shot from his .380 caliber semiautomatic handgun after the two men exchanged words over Oulson's use of his smartphone shortly before a...

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Tsipras growing more delusional (news.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Jun 2015  82 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://news.yahoo.com/greek-pm Alexis Tsipras lashed out at Greece's creditors on Tuesday, accusing them of trying to "humiliate" Greeks... Mr. Tsipras also accused the fund of “criminal” responsibility for errors in Greece’s...

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The future of Islam
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Nov 2015  75 comments, latest 3 years ago
Good discussion here. On the one hand we will not convert 1+B of Muslims to atheism overnight. On the other liberals need to do more to call out evil and...

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Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America's new nomads (theguardian.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Dec 2017  74 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.theguardian.com/co Not a race to the bottom?#economy

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CO2 greenhouse effect in details (scienceofdoom.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Jan 2018  74 comments, latest a year ago
Direct proofs of the greenhouse effect created by CO2. https://scienceofdoom.com/road "What is interesting is seeing the actual values of longwave radiation at the earth’s surface and the comparison 1-d simulations...

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Capitalism is dying... (zdnet.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Jul 2018  72 comments, latest 8 months ago
Capitalism creates such a level of efficiency as to make a large part of humanity useless. Half the US population couldn't come up with $400 to face an emergency. The...

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Teaching everyone to code is delusional (singularityhub.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Jan 2015  71 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://singularityhub.com/2014 Since 2005, Ive been grappling with the issue of what to teach young people. Ive written curricula for junior high students in the US, for a UNICEF program reaching...

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Why millennials like Bernie (news.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 Feb 2016  70 comments, latest 3 years ago
It's not free stuff. It's really not complicated: "Asked to identify the country's top problems, respondents saw corruption as the chief challenge, with 38% listing it. In his stump speeches,...

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In defense of guns (tribunist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Jun 2016  66 comments, latest 3 years ago
There is a lot of emotions about gun controls, and I'm in favor of some level of gun control, and licenses requiring specific training to own guns. But we need...

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Young Adults Are Losing All Hope of Buying a Starter Home (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 19 Mar 2015  64 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/

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Why girls don't do tech (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Nov 2014  61 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11 3 Million ‘Frozen’ Princess Dresses Sold, Disney Says

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Iwog 20% correction soon? (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 2 Sep 2016  61 comments, latest 3 years ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/view Global growth is weak, and will be eroded further by Brexit. Oil prices are low, and likely to plunge further. The world has excess capacity and a wage-depressing labor...

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Boomers most likely to buy a new car (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Aug 2013  59 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The 55-to-64-year-old age group, the oldest of the boomers, has become the cohort most likely to buy a new car... The whole economy is build around the savingless boomers...

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Japans Population Shrinks for Third Year (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 15 Apr 2014  59 comments, latest 5 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The recommended solution: "We have argued for some time that Japan has a lot to learn from Australia and the U.S., which have demonstrated successfully that welcoming people from...

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Idiocracy: Researchers say Western IQs dropped 14 points over last century (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Feb 2017  57 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.yahoo.com/news/blo "So why has there been such a steady drop? As UPI notes, previous research studies have found that women of higher intelligence tend to have fewer children on average,...

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Stormy Daniels Suing Donald Trump Means She Turned Over Potential Sexts and Photos
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Mar 2018  55 comments, latest a year ago
Classy...
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