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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-09-12 07:14
Subject: [links] Link salad heads for the coast
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Time tourism — Charlie Stross Is Interesting on time travel.

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

Hacking Consumer Devices — Nice... (Via David Goldman.)

Roman brothel token discovered in ThamesA Roman coin that was probably used by soldiers to pay for sex in brothels has been discovered on the banks of the River Thames. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Vaccine 'clears HIV-like virus' in monkeys — Hometown news. (Via my brother.)

Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?

First Self-Assembling Diamond Quantum Devices Unveiled The ability to self-assemble quantum components on the nanometre scale could revolutionise the future of computing.

Finding Biomarkers on M-dwarf Planets

Creationists Once Again Threaten to Make a Mockery of Texas Science EducationThe children of today are the voting public of tomorrow. If we don’t break this cycle of willful ignorance, it may never stop on its own. Duh. Where do you think the Republican voter base comes from? Intellectual honesty and clear-eyed analysis of one's own self-interest is death to modern conservative politics. That's why Republicans fight so hard to distort education and twist the media. Willful ignorance is the GOP's only real asset among 99% of the electorate.

Clean Air Act was boon to Appalachian forestsSulfur pollution shown to have slowed tree growth. Bullshit. Everybody knows Federal regulations are nothing but job-destroying Socialism. Ask any conservative, especially those who live in places like West, Texas.

Qotd?: How far are you from the beach?




9/12/2013
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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2013-09-13 00:22 (UTC)
Subject: Clean Air Act
Anyone doubting this can drive through the Shenandoah National Park and compare it to the way it looked a few years ago.

Granted it and the Great Smokies are constantly back and forth for the most polluted national park in America. But at this point nearly all of the pollution in both cases is local.
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