Daily Archives: August 12, 2012

Tribute To A Hero « Happiness in this World

Tribute To A Hero « Happiness in this World.

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Best of TomDispatch: Noam Chomsky, Who Owns the World? | TomDispatch

Best of TomDispatch: Noam Chomsky, Who Owns the World? | TomDispatch.

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Reverse Robin Hood

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Paul Ryan was for Big Deficits before he was against them (graphic) | Informed Comment

Paul Ryan was for Big Deficits before he was against them (graphic) | Informed Comment.

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Lion Family

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The Labor Movement

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Introducing Literary Jukebox: A Daily Book Quote Matched with a Song | Brain Pickings

Introducing Literary Jukebox: A Daily Book Quote Matched with a Song | Brain Pickings.

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Meet Paul Ryan: Climate Denier, Conspiracy Theorist, Koch Acolyte

Meet Paul Ryan: Climate Denier, Conspiracy Theorist, Koch Acolyte.

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In Ill Doctor, a Surprise Reflection of Who Picks Assisted Suicide – NYTimes.com

In Ill Doctor, a Surprise Reflection of Who Picks Assisted Suicide – NYTimes.com.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Today’s New York Times has a piece on physician-assisted suicide: two states, Washington and Orgon, have laws that allow doctors to prescribe fatal doses of barbiturates for terminally ill patients.  As far as…

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Originally posted on Puff the Mutant Dragon:
How many TV shows can you name that star a chemist as hero and feature references to reductive amination? I can think of only one. Breaking Bad is by far and away my favorite…

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The 2012 Elections Have Little To Do With Obama’s Record … Which Is Why We Are Voting For Him | Alternet

The 2012 Elections Have Little To Do With Obama’s Record … Which Is Why We Are Voting For Him | Alternet.

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Originally posted on Fair For All:
[These were my comments at a screening of two documentaries, Behind the Swoosh and Tejid@s Junt@s (“Stitched Together”), held at my alma mater UTS on Thursday night. The two films are included as embedded links] My name is Michael…

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
This newly rediscovered species is being touted as a “penis snake”, but it’s neither penis nor snake. It is in fact a caecilian, and since you’re interested in biology (why else are you…

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Without the Genius of Lenny Bruce, no Zappa, Mailer, Roth, or the Other Macho Titans of 1960s Pop – Tablet Magazine

Without the Genius of Lenny Bruce, no Zappa, Mailer, Roth, or the Other Macho Titans of 1960s Pop – Tablet Magazine.

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Robert Hughes | The Most Feared Art Critic of His Time? | By Richard B. Woodward – WSJ.com

Robert Hughes | The Most Feared Art Critic of His Time? | By Richard B. Woodward – WSJ.com.

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David Simon | DeAndre McCullough (1977-2012)

David Simon | DeAndre McCullough (1977-2012).

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Bake at 350 degrees? Oven temperature is uncontrollable, and we should stop trying to micromanage it.

Bake at 350 degrees? Oven temperature is uncontrollable, and we should stop trying to micromanage it..

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Everything in Writing and Life is Fiction : The New Yorker

Everything in Writing and Life is Fiction : The New Yorker.

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Disney Zombie

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Disney Zombie

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Disney Zombie

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Drinking The Seagull – The Rumpus.net

Drinking The Seagull – The Rumpus.net.

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After Knight Capital, New Code for Trades – NYTimes.com

After Knight Capital, New Code for Trades – NYTimes.com.

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