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Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

October 23rd, 2017 No comments
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Elon Musk to start hyperloop project in Maryland, officials say – Baltimore Sun

October 21st, 2017 No comments

Elon Musk, the transportation pioneer behind Tesla and SpaceX, plans to start his NY-to-D.C. high speed tunnel system here in Baltimore, Maryland officials said.

Source: Elon Musk to start hyperloop project in Maryland, officials say – Baltimore Sun

My notes:

  • what is cost of tunnel boring?  Current vs. expected future?
  • what limits running tunnels deep enough underground so there is no surface impact (no worry of hitting existing infrastructure, below any lakes, etc)
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What Is CamperForce? Amazon’s Nomadic Retiree Army | WIRED

October 11th, 2017 No comments
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Fox squirrels use ‘chunking’ to organize their favorite nuts | Berkeley News

September 28th, 2017 No comments

First study to show squirrels using a sophisticated memorizing strategy to sort their bounty

Source: Fox squirrels use ‘chunking’ to organize their favorite nuts | Berkeley News

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A Story of Slavery in Modern America – The Atlantic

September 26th, 2017 No comments
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete

September 20th, 2017 No comments
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Don’t give money to the Red Cross. We need a new way.

September 1st, 2017 No comments

We need to prepare for these disasters in the first place. And our society needs to commit to far better care once they occur.

Source: Don’t give money to the Red Cross. We need a new way.

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Why You Shouldn’t Donate Physical Goods During A Disaster

September 1st, 2017 No comments
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Why Mattresses Come With Warning Tags | Now I Know

June 15th, 2017 No comments
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Fibonacci and bees | wild.maths.org

June 2nd, 2017 No comments
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