Every day, the same, again

321.jpgDentist who used copyright to silence her patients is on the run. He threatened patients who wrote bad Yelp reviews with lawsuits.

Man acquitted in romantic bear-spray squabble.

Women are more vulnerable to infections.

Health officials are watching in horror as bacteria become resistant to powerful carbapenem antibiotics — one of the last drugs on the shelf.

In 1971, he declared that vitamin C would cause a 10 percent decrease in deaths from cancer. Subsequent studies have consistently shown that vitamin C doesn’t treat cancer.

While in the U.S. and other wealthy countries viruses appear to be involved in about 5 percent of all cancers, in some countries the number can be as high as 20 percent. (The worldwide average is about 13 percent.)

Concepts from the branch of mathematics known as game theory have inspired new ideas in poker strategy and new advice for ordinary players.

The personality trait that distinguishes smokers from nonsmokers: poor self-control.

If you want to make a really good bipedal leg, you should make one a lot like an ostrich’s, and nothing like a human’s.

Another ahistorical analogy for thinking about technology is that the role of technology in learning is similar to the role of technology in sex. Technology may be enhancing, useful, amusing, diversifying, but at the end of the day, it will not replace the basic human transaction. So there is nothing to fear, only something to gain.

Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts.

Chinese Cuisine Patterns Revealed By Food Network Analysis.

Chinese Food Density by Neighborhood in NYC.

Circular map of New York City subway.

Kubrick’s favorite films and viewing habits.

Will Sheep’s wool just keep growing and growing if humans don’t cut it off?

These two ad behemoths will have the industry’s largest and most formidable talent pool of people called ‘creatives’ who have never created a single thing in their lives and whose only apparent ability is to trick other people.”