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What's wrong with the educational system and how to fix it.
by Dan8267 in #environment   60 comments, latest 5 years ago
Peter Schiff debates Diana Carew, economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, on whether or not students are better off with college loans. Are universities unethical? The video from the article...
Bodner's Bicycle - Art, politics, angels, demons . . . and righteous dogs.
by BayAreaObserver in #Politics   1 comment, latest 3 months ago
An illustrated guide to President Trump’s first 100 days. 1. The Putin connection 2. Alt-right supporters: Richard Spencer, Pepe, David Duke 3. Stephen Bannon/Jared Kushner death match 4. Missiles to...
Geography Porn: Why Cities Are Where They Are
by Dan8267 in #history   1 comment, latest 7 months ago
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U.S. power grid on verge of failure
by tovarichpeter   6 comments, latest 4 years ago
Facebook can lose a few users and remain a perfectly stable network, but where the national grid is concerned simple geography dictates that it is always just a few...
Experimental Geography
by indigenous in #housing   1 comment, latest 1 year ago
Saturday, May 14, 2016 Employment, construction, and the cost of San Francisco apartments Everyone agrees that housing in San Francisco is expensive, and that the high costs are hurting the...
Chiles Growing Desert Is Closing In on the Countrys Capital
by indigenous in #environment   6 comments, latest 2 years ago
The world’s driest desert is expanding south and sitting in its path is Chile’s capital. Santiago, a city of 7 million people 1,000 kilometers (622 miles) from the Atacama desert,...
Heart disease by geography in Europe
by Patrick   8 comments, latest 1 year ago
sure, there are many possible explanations, but damn, it corresponds really well to wine, beer, and hard liquor. the french drink wine the germans drink beer the eastern europeans...
Awkward Poll Results - Republicans To Bomb Agrabah?
by BayAreaObserver   13 comments, latest 1 year ago
Thirty percent of Republicans say they would support bombing Agrabah, and 13 percent say they would oppose that measure. Most, about 57 percent, were simply unsure. If you’re unclear about...
Feds Paid $709,000 To Academic Who Studies How Glaciers Are Sexist
by indigenous   5 comments, latest 1 year ago
Academics at the University of Oregon have determined that glaciers and the science that studies them are deeply sexist. “Merging feminist postcolonial science studies and feminist political ecology, the feminist...
You'll need time to read this.
by HEY YOU   1 comment, latest 1 year ago
Americans of modest means. Early in the Obama era, the ennobling language of campaign pundits prevailed. There was much discussion of white working-class voters, with whom the Democrats, and...
Every country in the world
by Dan8267 in #geography   1 comment, latest 7 months ago
A correction to the second video: Mount Everest is NOT the tallest mountain on Earth. If you stand on a chair, you might be higher than Shaquille O'Neal, but...
When you think of all the unemployed PhDs in Chem, Physics, etc.
by TwoScoopsMcGee   22 comments, latest 6 months ago
Think of this. This paper is interested in thinking more about sexuality education at school. As such, it is concerned with a mundane and unacknowledged feature of the sexuality classroom...
On a Personal Note
by HARM in #housing   176 comments, latest 13 years ago
In the course of posting here, many of us come to learn much about each other. In some ways, I've come to view many of the "regulars" here as friends,...
Wines terroir mysteries yield to science
by tvgnus   Posted 4 years ago
Davis research scores breakthrough •  A real paradigm shift in our understanding of grape and wine production Terroir -- the name given to the unique blend of a vineyard's...
Geography of hate, USA style
by kentm   81 comments, latest 6 years ago
fyi the correlations are interesting ...
Debt and buried: US students slaves to their loans
by Anonymousone   Posted 6 years ago
The image of 23-year-old Stef Gray tells of the widespread debt epidemic among college graduates, desperate to find work. “Right now, I can’t even get a job cleaning toilets for...
Your Education Level Is The Biggest Predictor Of Your Life Span
by ohomen171 in #politics   5 comments, latest 5 years ago
A Surprising Secret to a Long Life: Stay in School Michael Stravato for The New York Times Irma Lara, 75, who came to the United States from Mexico when she...
The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Poverty
by tovarichpeter   Posted 5 years ago
The local level data reveal an uneven recovery that had not gained enough traction in 2011 to turn the corner on these trends. Even as the economy achieved a...
A Great Man Remembers D-Day 69 Years Ago
by ohomen171   Posted 4 years ago
Geopolitical Journey: Thoughts on Omaha Beach Geopolitical Weekly TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013 - 04:06 Print - Text Size + Stratfor By George Friedman I have always dreamed of standing on...
Mortgage delinquencies spike
by tvgnus in #housing   Posted 4 years ago
Delinquency rate broad-based across geography, loan type •  Representative of a documented seasonal phenomenon There was a nearly 10 percent spike in the national home mortgage delinquency rate in...
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