Tag Archives: change

Thank You, Google (or Newsblur)

So yesterday I had a little rant about how reading Youtube feeds now is not as friendly as it was before. Well… things started to change today. Either Google or Newsblur has updated the formatting, and things are looking up. … Continue reading

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Ooops! First animal claimed extinct due to ‘climate change’ found ‘alive and well’

By Anthony Watts donkeyrock shared this story from Watts Up With That?. In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 and provided by the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF), an adult Aldabra Banded Snail (Rhachistia aldabrae) is examined at the discovery … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s — and England’s — Shame

What can we do? Given the scale of horror in this story, governments and politicians will propose to do a great deal between now and the election. But will their proposals pass the tests of serious effectiveness? There are two: … Continue reading

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That Was the Week That Was (#426)

By Maggie McNeill donkeyrock shared this story from The Honest Courtesan. The left-right divide might be a division between social identities based on class or region or race or gender, but it is certainly not a clash between different political … Continue reading

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How Not to Bet

By Alex Tabarrok donkeyrock shared this story from Marginal REVOLUTION. Tim Harford writes of bets: Pundits who make wagers may look grubby but at least they are accepting a cost for failure. A more subtle advantage is that betting encourages … Continue reading

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