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Andrew WK is full of shit

I’m not taking it back. I’ve never listened to the man’s music, not out of spite or some misbegotten notion that I was somehow better than it, it’s that my fuckin music list is long AF (as the kids say) and I haven’t gotten to it yet. 880 more words

It's Time to Get Serious About Tick-Borne Diseases

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/its-time-to-get-serious-about-tick-borne-diseases/

By Mary Beth Pfeiffer on August 20, 2019

It’s Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases

The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked… 519 more words
Lyme

Political Vision for This Blog

I have written many analytical and satire segments on politics or in activism in general. My previous deleted blog hosted a couple of them. I am still at odds with the idea of featuring them and the new ones here. 255 more words

Politics

Phys .org: Researchers analyze use of social media to influence politics during uprising

Phys.org: Researchers analyze use of social media to influence politics during uprising . “When the people of Puerto Rico took to the streets after a series of government corruption scandals this past July, a group of researchers took the opportunity to determine the role of social media in the organization and dissemination of the protests, marches and other activities that occurred.”

Research & Opinion

Too much information

Someone (perhaps Slavoj Žižek) said that Trump’s greatest offence is not that he breaks the law, but that he breaks unwritten norms and conventions. There’s no law that says you have to be polite to everyone, say kind things, always be truthful, apologise when you make a mistake, or give credit where it’s due. 617 more words

Architecture

#Biafra: IPOB disclose what they'll do to Buhari after his plan trip to Japan this Sunday.

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday urged it’s members in Japan to arrest President Muhammadu Buhari when he arrives the country.

IPOB said its members should arrest Buhari and hand him over to security operatives because he his an impostor. 214 more words

Nigeria