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Paleontology Fri Jun 22 2018 04:13:16 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Morion monilicornis, copyright Charles Schurch Lewallen.Just a quick one today. This is a typical member of Morion, a genus currently recognised as including over forty species of carabid beetles though there may be many more yet to be described. Cha
Unlikely Hikers is a diverse and inclusive Instagram community featuring the underrepresented outdoorsperson. The outdoors industry and outdoors social media tend to display a very narrow definition of who is "outdoorsy." We feature fat people, peopl
Stress level goes up. Stress level goes down. AWESOME! Photo from: here — Follow me on Twitter — The post #797 Seeing a police car on the side of the road and realizing youre already going the speed limit appeared first on 1000 Aw
Administration of nitric oxide gas during and for 24 hours following heart surgery decreased the risk of patients developing acute and chronic kidney problems, a randomized, controlled trial conducted in China found.
On this date in 1779, American Revolution patriots hanged Henry Hare as a spy at Canajoharie in upstate New York. In the first years of the revolution, this district was plagued (from the revolutionists’ standpoint) by raids of Tory loyalis
Way back in 1989, I found this Windham Hill compilation that completely rocked folked my world: Legacy: A Collection Of New Folk Music. Side A: Pierce Pettis - Legacy, Cliff Eberhart - My Father's Shoes [not compilation version], Rebecca Jenkins - Th
Have you ever been watching a TV show or a movie and spotted a familiar computer? [James Carter] did and he created a website to help you identify which old computers appear in TV shows and movies. We came across this when researching another post ab
BenjiOng shared this project on Thingiverse! Bucket Opener for 5 gallon buckets See more! Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently,
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, James Lankford and Jim Inhofe are demanding an investigation into the National Science Foundation, to determine whether climate “education” grants are being used for politi
DMK is a Depeche Mode cover band from Bogot, Colombia. The group comprises Dicken Schrader and his two children, Milah and Korben. DMK debuted on YouTube with a cover of Shake the Disease. In the wake of that video's success, they've gone on to cover
Koko the gorilla doted on her pet kitten as if it were her own child. To the amazement of her human handlers, she seemed able to capture the joys and annoyances of maternal love in strings of simple words. Soft, Koko said in sign language while cradl
Blog: Technology and LearningHow do you interact with the professional associations in your discipline or field? Has your approach to interfacing with your professional association(s) changed as your career has progressed? The reason that I&
Shared by esparapse on Thingiverse: This is a simple project that i made. With 3 parts of PLA you can create this amazing geometric planter or pot for many uses. Just Print 2 (mirroring) sides and the internal piece and assemble it. Once you have it
San Francisco-based creative director Lynell Jinks not only send his kids to school with packed lunches, he also sends them personalised art. Last year, the 48-year-old father-of-two created portraits on ... Read more The post Dad draws the most amaz
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Thepetition of the day is: California Sea Urchin Commission v. Combs 17-1636 Issues:(1) Whether statutory silence, when a statute neither authorizes nor forbids an agency action, triggersChevrondeference; and (2) whether, if statutory silences trigge
Parallax: space opera for the New Sincerity. "Imagine you're watching funny-animal Star Trek. Except every other episode is from the point of view of the Borg." - a new comic series (and maybe someday animation?) from MeFi's own egypturnash. Previous
Researchers may have found a tiny culprit human herpes virus -- in the progressive loss of memory, thinking ability and identity that comes with Alzheimers disease. And it could be a big deal. In research that revives a suspicion first raised more th
Twisted crystalsThis false-colored scanning electron microscope image reveals a dense array of puckered two-dimensional crystals made of tungsten sulfide and tungsten oxide. Researchers at Imperial College London grew the material in a single step us
“Some R functions have an awful lot of arguments”, you think to yourself. “I wonder which has the most?” It’s not an original thought: the same question as applied to the R base package is an exercise
GeoDave shared this project on Thingiverse! I made the https://learn.adafruit.com/pi-hole-ad-blocker-with-pi-zero-w/project-parts project & wanted a case with just the OLED showing on top. After looking at different case ideas, I liked this h
Now you no longer have to drive to a swimming pool, the swimming pool can now drive to you. French artist Benedetto Bufalino has just finished work on his latest ... Read more The post This camper with a swimming pool is the ultimate summer ride appe
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One of this morning's more consequential Supreme Court decisions was South Dakota v. Wayfair, where the Supreme Court overruled its 51-year-old and 26-year-old decisions in Bellas Hess and Quill to hold that states may require out-of-state retailers
I'm lucky enough to work for a company (Hallmark) that allows it's creative community to take 5 days per year to pursue a creative endeavor that the person might not otherwise undertake. I decided to use a couple of #My5Days and create a ver
How I Broke, and Botched, the Brandon Teena Story. Twenty-five years after the murder of Brandon Teena, queer cis journalist Donna Minkowitz looks back at her Village Voice article that inspired the film Boys Don't Cry and writes a mea culpa for how
Guest essay by Eric Worrall The White House has announced plans to find a way to protect the Earth from dangerous Asteroids. This Is NASA’s New Plan to Detect and Destroy Asteroids Before They Hit Earth By Hanneke Weitering, Space.com Staff
On today’s episode of ‘this is a really neat video that will soon be demonetized by YouTube’ comes this fantastic build from [John]. It is the Golden Gun, or at least it looks like a Golden Gun because it’s mad
Meet Digi-Key in the Adafruit Discord server (video). For the month of June, hang out with Digi-Key in the Adafruit Discord server! (http://adafru.it/digikeydiscord) Digi-Key, Adafruit, and the maker/pro-engineer community will come together
Forget the World Cup, what really kept audiences around the world on the edge of their seats last week was a skyscraper-climbing racoon in Minnesota. The furry animal was spotted ... Read more The post Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s
Surviving suicide loss is difficult. And in some sense, the resulting grief is open-ended. I am a mother and doctor whose two sons died by suicide associated with psychotic bipolar disorder. My ever-present sensitivity to the fierce loss of death by
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In its conference of June 21, 2018, the court is considering petitions involving issues such as whether the Yakama Treaty of 1855 creates a right for tribal members to avoid state taxes on off-reservation commercial activities that make use of public
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has given birth to a happy baby girl. Jacinda Ardern (previously), the youngest NZ prime minister in 150 years, is only the second elected head of government to give birth in office - after Benazir B
The mathematical education of the young physicist [Albert Einstein ] was not very solid, which I am in a good position to evaluate since he obtained it from me in Zurich some time ago. ~Hermann Minkowski The 173rd day of the year; the only prime whos
New tools, improved performance and more. Aurora HDRis now up to 2x and 4x faster on MacOS and Windows computers, respectively, and is now compatible with the brand-new Loupedeck+ photo editing console. There are some bonuses included for the launch
Shared by Leyuha on Thingiverse: holder for suspension flowerpots Download the files and learn more Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.
"I want to thank the Air Force for certifying Falcon Heavy." Enlarge / The Falcon Heavy rocket took off at 3:45pm ET Tuesday, Feb. 6, with all 27 engines firing. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica) When SpaceXdebutedthe Falcon Heavy rocket in
Blog: Library Babel FishI gave a talk last week in which I got to develop some ideas I’ve been pondering lately – how the values that underpin libraries could inform where we go with the information technologies that play
73 Books to Read While the Sun Is Out and the Days Are Long [The New York Times] What We're Reading This Summer [The New Yorker] 28 Scifi and Fantasy Books Coming in June [io9] The 13 enthralling science fiction and fantasy books you need to check ou
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Live Science: Bedrock under Antarctica is rising more swiftly than ever recorded -- about 1.6 inches (41 millimeters) upward per year. And thinning ice in Antarctica may be responsible. That's because as ice m
Genetic diversity in the receptor for a key reproductive hormone may help explain why some populations have higher rates of preterm birth than others. The post Genetic differences in protein key to pregnancy may help explain preterm birth rates appea
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Welcome back, guest user! Its the first day of summer, and here at Viewfromthecourtroom.com, we are having a season-ending closeout sale, today featuring items from our April catalogue. It is another extra opinion day as the court winds down. In the
Bernard Delyon and Franois Portier just recently arXived a paper on population or evolutionary importance sampling, pointed out to me by Vctor Elvira. Changing the proposal or importance sampler at each iteration. And averaging the estimates across i
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation unveiled a new "3D Laboratory" virtual tour of Taliesin West yesterday [article in Quartzy]. FLW 3D Laboratory (scroll down to "Taliesin West Explore 3D Space"; I suggest going full-screen and hitting the play button