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Here Comes ‘The Journal of Controversial Ideas.’ Cue the Outcry. (chronicle.com)
by Patrick on 16 Nov 2018  Posted 3 days ago
https://www.chronicle.com/arti These days, a paper that’s deemed offensive can unleash an online mob and turn an academic’s career and life upside down. It can also cause a journal editor to...

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Selfie saved a Texas man from 99 years in prison (wwltv.com)
by Patrick on 14 Nov 2018  18 comments, latest 3 days ago
https://www.wwltv.com/article/ Precopia knew he didn't do it. He knew he couldn't have done it.On the night of the alleged attack, he was with his mother, Erin, at a Northwest Austin...

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Build a do-it-yourself home air purifier for about $25 (uofmhealth.org)
by Patrick on 14 Nov 2018  2 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.uofmhealth.org/new Basically, just tape a filter onto a box fan. Did this myself years ago and it seems to work pretty well.Important now with the pall of smoke in the...

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Many professors are fed up with "grievance studies", turning to the Intellectual Dark Web (politico.com)
by Patrick on 12 Nov 2018  7 comments, latest 6 days ago
https://www.politico.com/magaz You could think of the gathering as a board meeting of sorts for the “intellectual dark web,” or IDW, a loose cadre of academics, journalists and tech entrepreneurs who...

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Map of smoke in California (purpleair.com)
by Patrick on 12 Nov 2018  28 comments, latest a day ago
https://www.purpleair.com/map# Pretty cool, interactive, gives different health impacts of the different numbers.

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No price, no purchase!
by Patrick on 12 Nov 2018  33 comments, latest 6 days ago
Getting tired of cafes and bars that simply do not list prices.It's a subtle social engineering trick. They are relying on most people's reluctance to ask what prices are. To...

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Elitist attacks on free speech (illegal memes!) are motivating resistance (steemit.com)
by Patrick on 11 Nov 2018  5 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://steemit.com/news/@lady That being said, free speech is even more than a right: it is an essential tool for freedom. The bold attack on free speech portrays that there are ripples...

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House Prices Are Now Plummeting In These 8 Major Cities (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 11 Nov 2018  13 comments, latest 7 days ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news 1. Arlington, Va. March 2017 median list price: $679,000 March 2018 median list price: $645,000 Year-over-year change in median listing price: -$34,0002. Santa Rosa, Calif. March 2017 median list...

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What would happen if coffee and caffeine were banned? (ismokemag.co.uk)
by Patrick on 10 Nov 2018  13 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://www.ismokemag.co.uk/co So if you know somebody who thinks cannabis should remain illegal but loves to drink a cup of joe in the morning, well, now you more ammo for your...

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Great Insults from the Past
by Patrick on 8 Nov 2018  19 comments, latest 10 days ago
A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”"That depends, Sir, " said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or...

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Election Results
by Patrick on 6 Nov 2018  118 comments, latest 11 days ago
As of 5:55pm in California:Looks like both House and Senate will remain Republican at this point.

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Shiller on U.S. housing market: 'It reminds me of 2006' (finance.yahoo.com)
by Patrick on 6 Nov 2018  5 comments, latest 13 days ago
https://finance.yahoo.com/news “The housing market has a momentum problem,” said Shiller. “We’re seeing a clipping of momentum at this time. It’s hard to identify turning points even in the housing market....

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Saudi Arabia can kill anyone at any time, and the US will do nothing (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 4 Nov 2018  Posted 15 days ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news After the dollar was withdrawn from the gold standard, Washington made an arrangement with Riyadh to price oil solely in dollars. In return, the Saudis received protection and were...

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An OCR cliche: Into his/her anus (wraabe.wordpress.com)
by Patrick on 4 Nov 2018  1 comment, latest 15 days ago
https://wraabe.wordpress.com/2 Because the letters “rm” resemble “nu,” the OCR algorithm frequently mistakes them. ...On a quoted search of Google Books (6 March 2009), about five percent of the time, some...

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Bannon Crushes Frum In Debate On "The Rise Of Populism" (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 3 Nov 2018  4 comments, latest 16 days ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news I skipped around because there is a lot of filler, especially at first, but it was definitely interesting to hear from Bannon directly. Frum, not so interesting.

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Order to kill Jamal Khashoggi came from the 'highest levels' in Saudi Arabia, says President Erdogan (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 3 Nov 2018  Posted 16 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that the order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi's came from the highest levels of the Saudi government.In an op-ed in The Washington...

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San Francisco's largest estate has its $12.5million asking price slashed by more than half (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 3 Nov 2018  3 comments, latest 16 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne San Francisco's largest estate has its $12.5million asking price slashed by more than half to $5.5million after failing to attract a buyer for over a year San Francisco's 9,966-square-foot...

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Swedish ISP Protests Forced Site Blocking by Blocking Publisher's Website Too (torrentfreak.com)
by Patrick on 3 Nov 2018  1 comment, latest 16 days ago
https://torrentfreak.com/swedi Bahnhof has suffered a major defeat against publisher Elsevier after a court ordered the Swedish ISP to block a series of domain names, including Sci-Hub. The decision goes against...

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Midterm Endgame (kunstler.com)
by Patrick on 2 Nov 2018  33 comments, latest 16 days ago
http://kunstler.com/clusterfuc The Dems built their fortress on that high ground and fifty years later they find themselves prisoners in it. The factory jobs all vamoosed overseas. The middle class has...

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In California, House Sales Are Plunging Like It Is 2008 All Over Again (theeconomiccollapseblog.com)
by Patrick on 2 Nov 2018  90 comments, latest 11 days ago
http://theeconomiccollapseblog According to CNBC, the number of new and existing homes sold in southern California was down 18 percent in September compared to a year ago…The number of new and...
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