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The polarization in today’s Congress has roots that go back decades

The polarization in today’s Congress has roots that go back decades


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  7 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

A question for Star Trek fans

A question for Star Trek fans


By: dig  •  Other  •  15 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Would anyone be interested in having a watch party here on NewsTalkers for the premiere of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds on May 5th? You know, the new show with Captain Pike on the...
The Five Universal Laws of Human Stupidity

The Five Universal Laws of Human Stupidity


Via: steve-ott  •  Other  •  21 Comments  •  2 months ago

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential...
Presidents as Economic Managers | National Affairs

Presidents as Economic Managers | National Affairs


Via: steve-ott  •  Other  •  15 Comments  •  2 months ago

We're all taught never to confuse correlation with causation, especially when small data sets are involved. 
My mother, a woman who defines the beauty of survival

My mother, a woman who defines the beauty of survival


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  2 months ago

The rise of the Twitter spies

The rise of the Twitter spies


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  5 Comments  •  2 months ago

St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

What Would Be Your Funeral Song?

What Would Be Your Funeral Song?


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  50 Comments  •  2 months ago

Sky News simulcasts popping up on MSNBC, NBC News Now

Sky News simulcasts popping up on MSNBC, NBC News Now


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

Songs for Ukraine – Anti-War, Anti-Oppression, Pro-Freedom, General Good Vibes, Whatever

Songs for Ukraine – Anti-War, Anti-Oppression, Pro-Freedom, General Good Vibes, Whatever


By: dig  •  Other  •  17 Comments  •  3 months ago

I figured out what that Z stands for on some of those Russian vehicles... Songs for Ukraine Yeah, I know the first one is about the Troubles and the IRA bombing that killed two young boys...
The world should physically intervene in Ukraine

The world should physically intervene in Ukraine


By: dig  •  Other  •  284 Comments  •  3 months ago

Standing by watching Putin's invasion of Ukraine is becoming unbearable to me. Ukraine did nothing to Russia. This invasion is completely unjustified and a blatant violation of Ukraine's national...
Want to go fight for Ukraine? Here's what to do.

Want to go fight for Ukraine? Here's what to do.


Via: dig  •  Other  •  127 Comments  •  3 months ago

Rocket plume, orbital mishap, or something else?

Rocket plume, orbital mishap, or something else?


By: dig  •  Other  •  17 Comments  •  4 months ago

This cruised over my backyard earlier, about 6:50 PM Central. It was a point of light much like a satellite in size and speed, but with a large gaseous spiral around it, all moving together in...
‘I Just Knew He Wasn’t Going To Scam Me’: Long Island Grandmother Helps Catch Alleged Scammer

‘I Just Knew He Wasn’t Going To Scam Me’: Long Island Grandmother Helps Catch Alleged Scammer


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  11 Comments  •  4 months ago

 'Magic dirt': How the internet fueled, and defeated, the pandemic's weirdest MLM

'Magic dirt': How the internet fueled, and defeated, the pandemic's weirdest MLM


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  14 Comments  •  6 months ago

Contrasting Two Songs

Contrasting Two Songs


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  24 Comments  •  6 months ago

I'd like to hear if anyone has any thoughts . "If I Ruled The World" was written in 1963 by Leslie Bricusse and Cyril Orandel for a London musical play Pickwick.  It became a solid hit for Tony...
Day Trip - Ruins, Rocks, Woods, and a Spring.

Day Trip - Ruins, Rocks, Woods, and a Spring.


By: dig  •  Other  •  31 Comments  •  6 months ago

Yesterday was probably the last really nice day of the year in my neck of the woods, so I took a little afternoon trip over to a state park called Ha Ha Tonka, right outside of Camdenton,...
Elizabeth Holmes testifies in her own US criminal fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes testifies in her own US criminal fraud trial


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  6 months ago

 Lets Go Brandon Wackiness

Lets Go Brandon Wackiness


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  9 Comments  •  6 months ago

The rise and fall of the Jack Daniel’s committee: How D.C.’s police lodge made thousands selling whiskey online

The rise and fall of the Jack Daniel’s committee: How D.C.’s police lodge made thousands selling whiskey online


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  6 Comments  •  7 months ago

The Great Reboot - Soaring U.S. business starts in pandemic show new normal evolving

The Great Reboot - Soaring U.S. business starts in pandemic show new normal evolving


Via: hallux  •  Other  •  10 Comments  •  7 months ago

These are the most "offensive" halloween costumes according to parents

These are the most "offensive" halloween costumes according to parents


Via: john-russell  •  Other  •  6 Comments  •  7 months ago

Nothing New Under The Grievance Sun

Nothing New Under The Grievance Sun


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  12 Comments  •  7 months ago

excerpt from the book Anti-Intellectualism In American Life by Richard Hofstadter ...One can hear in the anguished cries of the 1920’s a clear awareness that the older American type was passé, and...
Would someone videoing you in public bother you?

Would someone videoing you in public bother you?


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  73 Comments  •  7 months ago

Book Review : Evil Geniuses -  The Unmaking of America: A Recent History

Book Review : Evil Geniuses - The Unmaking of America: A Recent History


Via: john-russell  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  8 months ago

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