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On The Brink

A couple of slightly jolting videos, both off Infowars.com. The first one featured Alex Jones interviewing Michael Savage: one shock jock interviewing another shock jock, although Michael Savage has been in the business much longer than Alex Jones. They’re both … Continue reading

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A Short History of the World

For the past few days I’ve been improving my orbital simulation model. A few years ago I turned it into a 3D model in which you could look at anywhere from anywhere else – like the view of the Earth … Continue reading

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The Sad Deficiency of Professor Wolfram Schultz

Chris Snowdon on plans for plain packaging of food: “We should not advertise, propagate or encourage the unnecessary ingestion of calories,” Schultz said at a press conference held on Monday to announce the winners of the 2017 Brain Prize. “There should … Continue reading

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An Epidemic of Chinese Restaurants

I’m interested in what people in Tobacco Control think. But it’s an alien mindset. And, I think, a completely mad mindset. Simon Clark reports on ASH Scotland: We hear that Forest is paying for a survey with the aim “to … Continue reading

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Broken Dreams

‘Progressives’, it seems to me, are people who think they can see the future, and know the shape of things to come. They regard themselves as far-sighted. And they all seem to be agreed that the future will be some … Continue reading

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Not-Yet-Fully-Formed Brain Areas

H/T Audrey Silk, “[M]ost smokers first try cigarettes as youth, before the areas of their brain responsible for rational decision-making and risk perception have been fully formed. For these reasons, smoking should not be viewed as a rational behavior.” Lots … Continue reading

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Nine Inch Nails

This post started as a response to one of Jax’s always-interesting comments, this time about how, however diligent they may be about standing up for the rights of blacks/gays/muslims/women/etc,  nobody ever notices the discrimination being practised against smokers, nobody stands … Continue reading

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