DooDahMan

I started out with nothing in life and still have most of it left.

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joined 2022 Mar 29, 3:27pm  


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Monkeypox outbreak erupts; US, UK, Spain, Portugal, and more report cases
by DooDahMan on 20 May 2022   51 comments, latest 20 hours ago
A growing outbreak of monkeypox cases has spread across several countries, including the US, suggesting that the animal-transmitted disease that occurs in forested areas of Central and West Africa has...

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Michael Hudson on the Ongoing Economic War
by DooDahMan on 20 May 2022   13 comments, latest 2 days ago
Michael Hudson provided a short update on RT (yes, it’s still operating) about how the economic war with Russia is accelerating the shift away from US-led hegemony to multipolarity.PS: Obviously...

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THE LAB-LEAK THEORY IS LOOKING STRONGER BY THE DAY. HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW.
by DooDahMan on 22 May 2022   2 comments, latest 2 days ago
Here's some more red meat for everyone IN THE EARLY days of the pandemic, the theory that Covid-19 may have originated in a virology lab was often dismissed as a...

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What makes us subconsciously mimic the accents of others in conversation
by DooDahMan on 21 May 2022   9 comments, latest 2 days ago
Have you ever caught yourself talking a little bit differently after listening to someone with a distinctive way of speaking?Perhaps you’ll pepper in a couple of y’all’s after spending the...

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States Whose Economies Are Failing vs. States Whose Economies Are Thriving
by DooDahMan on 21 May 2022   4 comments, latest 3 days ago
To determine which economies are thriving and which are failing, GOBankingRates took a look at a variety of economic factors, from year-over-year GDP and unemployment rates to wage changes and...

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APPLE SHIPPED ME A 79-POUND IPHONE REPAIR KIT TO FIX A 1.1-OUNCE BATTERY by Sean Hollister
by DooDahMan on 21 May 2022   2 comments, latest 3 days ago
Last month, Apple launched its Self-Service Repair program, letting US customers fix broken screens, batteries, and cameras on the latest iPhones using Apple’s own parts and tools for the first...

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As lawmakers avert their eyes, condo insurers flee Florida or jack up prices post-Surfside
by DooDahMan on 26 Apr 2022   7 comments, latest 3 days ago
Even before legislative proposals to reform condo safety post-Surfside died on the doorstep of the Florida House last month, a reaction was brewing in the marketplace. But the failure by...

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P/E multiple contraction is the main driver of falling share prices.
by DooDahMan on 20 May 2022   1 comment, latest 4 days ago
An earnings recession is not the biggest threat facing the stock market right now. That may seem a curious assertion to make in a week in which the largest retailers...

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PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: Search over 725 pitch decks that startups including Uber, Postmates, and Airbnb used to raise millions
by DooDahMan on 20 May 2022   Posted 4 days ago
Startups persuade investors to fund their ideas using pitch decks, or presentations that combine facts with storytelling.Business Insider publishes these decks to give inside look at how successful companies persuaded...

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The odds of a home price correction just spiked
by DooDahMan on 20 May 2022   Posted 4 days ago
This interactive chart shows if your local housing market is at riskThere's no way around it: if the Federal Reserve is going to get runaway inflation back under control, it's...

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‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens
by DooDahMan on 17 May 2022   19 comments, latest 4 days ago
In the hours following a violent rampage in upstate New York in which a lone attacker killed 10 individuals and injured three others, citizens living in the only country where...

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Bay Area housing market reports. May 2022 Update
by DooDahMan on 19 May 2022   Posted 5 days ago
The most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of San Francisco home prices, values, conditions and trends of the San Francisco Bay Area residential real estate market.San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions...

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This savagely unhealthy housing market needs higher rates - By Logan Mohtashami
by DooDahMan on 19 May 2022   Posted 5 days ago
The real story in housing has been the price boom that we have seen since 2020. I was adamant about the price growth rule of 23% from 2020 to 2024....

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Housing starts data lags reality of higher mortgage rates - By Logan Mohtashami
by DooDahMan on 19 May 2022   Posted 5 days ago
Multifamily construction shows strength while single-family faltersThe housing starts story in 2022 is that while demand has gotten softer for single-family starts, multifamily construction has been a good thing this...

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How Evangelicals came to dominate the political and cultural debate on abortion policy
by DooDahMan on 19 May 2022   7 comments, latest 5 days ago
In the late 1960s, abortion was an issue primarily taken up by Catholic Democrats. Republican-leaning evangelical Protestants were not initially involved in the public debate, Joshua Wilson, a political scientist...

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New Bluetooth hack can unlock your Tesla—and all kinds of other devices
by DooDahMan on 18 May 2022   3 comments, latest 5 days ago
All it takes to hijack Bluetooth-secured devices is custom code and $100 in hardware.Now, a researcher has devised a hack that allows him to unlock millions of Teslas—and countless other...

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Philosopher of the apocalypse
by DooDahMan on 19 May 2022   1 comment, latest 5 days ago
From the ashes of the Second World War, Günther Anders forecast a new catastrophe: technology would overwhelm its creatorsAs the commander of the weather plane that supported the dropping of...

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What do you think of western civilization?
by DooDahMan on 19 May 2022   1 comment, latest 5 days ago
The question to Gandhi is now being asked again, this time by educated, sophisticated Chinese of each other.This was the topic of a four-hour phone call a few nights ago...

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Leaving California? A 2022 guide to what state is best to move to
by DooDahMan on 7 Apr 2022   31 comments, latest 5 days ago
Ready to leave California?The pandemic era has certainly created tons of buzz about Californians moving to greener pastures, with household pocketbooks in mind. Or maybe they’re seeking redder pastures, politically...

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China is ready to make electricity out of air
by DooDahMan on 17 May 2022   17 comments, latest 5 days ago
Jiangsu Jintan Salt Cave project recently underwent four days of successful trialsChina is set to connect its first commercial compressed-air energy storage plant to the grid as it seeks more...

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The Super Immunity of Our Fabulously Wealthy Corporate Dictators
by DooDahMan on 17 May 2022   9 comments, latest 6 days ago
Ever since the heads of East India Trading Company (1600) and Hudson Bay Company (1670), were incorporated by English Royal charters, there have been corporate dictators. Their range and actions,...

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Whither Hegemony? Prof. Wen Tiejun Foreword to Michael Hudson’s The Destiny of Civilization
by DooDahMan on 18 May 2022   Posted 6 days ago
Michael Hudson has graciously allowed us to publish the forward to his new book The Destiny of Civilizations. Professor Wen Teijun, Executive Dean, Institute of Rural Reconstruction of China, explains...

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You Bought. They Sold.
by DooDahMan on 18 May 2022   2 comments, latest 6 days ago
Meet some of the insiders who unloaded $35 billion of stock in the tech IPO bonanza that tankedShares of FIGS have plummeted. The stock recently traded hands for $10.16, down...

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How the Options Tail Has Come to Wag the Market Dog: A Simple English Language Explanation of How Structural Changes in the Stock Markets Contribute to Whipsaw Movements in Prices
by DooDahMan on 18 May 2022   Posted 6 days ago
Options are potentially hazardous because they are only as good as the counterparty “writing” the risk. We saw recently with the blowup of Archegos that the “family office” (a glorified...

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California Warns of Possible Summer Blackouts as Power Runs Low
by DooDahMan on 7 May 2022   31 comments, latest 6 days ago
California energy officials warned the state may be at risk of blackouts for the next three summers due to power supply shortages and extreme weather.The state could be short about...

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America is running out of baby formula because 3 companies control the market and babies aren’t that profitable
by DooDahMan on 15 May 2022   29 comments, latest 7 days ago
How did a baby formula crisis spring up in one of the world’s richest countries? Experts say a recall by one of the industry’s largest manufacturers, persistent supply-chain issues, and...

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Data shows which tech roles might be most vulnerable amid layoffs
by DooDahMan on 9 May 2022   2 comments, latest 7 days ago
According to data tracker Layoffs.fyi, the cuts have affected certain job roles more than others.Sales and customer success roles are the most affected by post-coronavirus startup layoffs, crowd-sourced data shows....

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How much do claims increase home insurance rates?
by DooDahMan on 3 Apr 2022   13 comments, latest 7 days ago
Americans pay an average rate of $2,305 a year for home insurance for a $300,000 policy with $300,000 liability and a $1,000 deductible. But that number can be higher or...

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China’s AI satellites can track US warships in real time around the world
by DooDahMan on 16 May 2022   12 comments, latest 8 days ago
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) tracked in real-time a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier moving off the coast of Long Island, New York, last year. Using artificial intelligence, a Chinese remote...

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RECESSION INCOMING - Loyd Blankfein
by DooDahMan on 16 May 2022   3 comments, latest 8 days ago
The following is a transcript of an interview with Lloyd Blankfein, senior chairman of Goldman Sachs, that aired Sunday, May 15, 2022, on "Face the Nation."https://www.cbsne

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Thousands of Popular Websites See What You Type—Before You Hit Submit
by DooDahMan on 16 May 2022   2 comments, latest 8 days ago
WHEN YOU SIGN up for a newsletter, make a hotel reservation, or check out online, you probably take for granted that if you mistype your email address three times or...

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Against human exceptionalism
by DooDahMan on 13 May 2022   27 comments, latest 9 days ago
In a tight spot, you’d probably intuit that a human life outweighs an animal’s. There are good arguments why that’s wrongAs the bioethicists Arthur Caplan and Brendan Parent put it...

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31 Reasons People Regret Their New Construction Homes
by DooDahMan on 15 May 2022   7 comments, latest 9 days ago
Many people decide to build a new home instead of dealing with an overheated market. A customized home that’s never been lived in sounds like an appealing prospect. What’s not...

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Time travel may be possible
by DooDahMan on 15 May 2022   6 comments, latest 9 days ago
Our modern understanding of time and causality comes from general relativity. Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein’s theory combines space and time into a single entity — “spacetime” — and provides a...

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This is the No. 1 reason Americans say they bought their homes
by DooDahMan on 15 May 2022   2 comments, latest 9 days ago
Younger generations are far more likely to say their pet(s) was the primary driver of the house they chose to buy.More than six million homes were sold in the U.S....

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Scientists finally have proof of mysterious immune cell in humans
by DooDahMan on 15 May 2022   Posted 9 days ago
While working to map every cell in the human body, scientists uncovered an elusive type of immune cell that first emerges in the womb. The existence of such cells in...

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A golden generation of French philosophers dismantled truth and other traditional ideas. What next for their successors?
by DooDahMan on 15 May 2022   2 comments, latest 9 days ago
Following on from three thinkers whom Ricœur called the ‘masters of suspicion’ – Friedrich Nietzsche, Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud – late-20th-century French philosophers looked at ways in which the...

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IF YOU NEED TO SELL, SELL NOW, BECAUSE THE MARKET’S GOING DOWN
by DooDahMan on 14 May 2022   Posted 10 days ago
“The average sale price of a single-family house in Mesa has increased 55% in two years and while home prices likely will continue to rise, mortgage rates and an apparent...

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AMERICAN DRAGNET
by DooDahMan on 12 May 2022   4 comments, latest 11 days ago
I. Executive SummaryWhen you think about government surveillance in the United States, you likely think of the National Security Agency or the FBI. You might even think of a powerful...

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People Who Were Stuck In Comas Are Sharing What It Was Actually Like
by DooDahMan on 13 May 2022   Posted 11 days ago
Ever wondered what it's actually like to be in a coma? In these Reddit threads by u/whatchalookingatboy, u/yummygumdrop, and u/bread-boi from a while back, people shared how they ended up...
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