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Animation of an elegant air traffic nightmare caused by a drone / Boing Boing

October 31st, 2017 No comments
Categories: Uh-oh Tags:

It’s black and white: TV influences your dreams | New Scientist

October 29th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Science Tags:

America Has a Monopoly Problem—and It’s Huge | The Nation

October 26th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Economics, USA Tags:

Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

October 23rd, 2017 No comments
Categories: Info, it works bitches!, Science Tags:

The Jackie Fox rape disclosure shows we still have a lot to learn / Boing Boing

October 23rd, 2017 No comments
Categories: Health Tags:

Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Mortality | Law and Medicine | JAMA Internal Medicine | The JAMA Network

October 23rd, 2017 No comments

Conclusions and Relevance  Medical cannabis laws are associated with significantly lower state-level opioid overdose mortality rates. Further investigation is required to determine how medical cannabis laws may interact with policies aimed at preventing opioid analgesic overdose.

Source: Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Mortality | Law and Medicine | JAMA Internal Medicine | The JAMA Network

Categories: Cannabis, Drug Policy, Drug War, Health, Opiods Tags:

14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid Deaths Reversed in Colorado After Marijuana Legalization – Hit & Run : Reason.com

October 23rd, 2017 No comments
Categories: Cannabis, Drug Policy, Drug War, Health, Opiods Tags:

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)
Categories: Elon Musk, Environment, Info Tags:

Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, 1 fatal

October 21st, 2017 No comments
Categories: DIY, Food, Projects Tags:

(3) Shannon Luminary Lecture Series – Stephen Fry, actor, comedian, journalist, author – YouTube

October 19th, 2017 No comments

Categories: AI, Cool, Economics, Predictions, Robotics Tags: