Saturday, June 18, 2011

Good Reads/Random Cool Sites (6/18/2011)

How the Republican Party became anti-expert, anti-science, and anti-reality.

The 100 greatest non-fiction books. I've only read about 20 of these. I feel illiterate.

Fukushima: much worse than you think.

What is Pottermore?

Playing tennis at San Quentin State Prison.

I see misogynists.... They don't know they're misogynistic.

Kissers explain famous riot photo.

Dave Chappelle's comeback.

"Just downloaded the beta version of English V3.31."

How to kill time when you're Stuck in an airport overnight (video).

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  1. I liked the first article -- the one on the divide between Democrats and Republicans over science. The link to the rise of Think Tanks was disturbing because Think Tanks are here to stay.

    Good find! Thanks!

  2. It's just so weird. This doesn't seem to happen in other countries. Everywhere else, AFAIK, science is science, and whether they're liberal or conservative, people just deal with it.


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