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  1. Ars on your lunch break, week 4: Fermi’s Paradox and the empty universe | Ars Technica

    Astronomer Stephen Webb talks about why the vast heavens aren’t teeming with life.


    Tagged with heavens aren

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  2. FLOSS Weekly 44 GNUstep

    GNUstep, the cross-platform, object-oriented set of Cocoa-based frameworks for desktop application development.

    Guests: Gregory Casamento and Riccardo Mottola for GNUstep


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  3. 2017/08/08: James Damore and his Google Memo on Diversity (complete)

    In this video, I talk to James Damore and another employee who wishes to remain anonymous about James’ memo regarding Google’s diversity programs and their overweening ideological basis. He was fired last night. That says everything that needs to be said.

    This means that the company that is arguably in charge of more of the world’s communication than any other has now fired a promising engineer for stating a series of established scientific truths. That’s worth thinking about.

    A fund-raiser for James has been established, here:

    Hate facts: references (full papers linked where possible):

    Sex differences in personality: Larger/large and stable sex differences in more gender-neutral countries: (Note: these findings runs precisely and exactly contrary to social constructionist theory: thus, it’s been tested, and it’s wrong). (Women’s) interest in things vs (men’s) interest in things: The importance of exposure to sex-linked steroids on fetal and then lifetime development: Exposure to prenatal testosterone and interest in things (even when the ex…

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  4. Akron-Canton Airport Is Moving Out of the Shadow of the Hub | WKSU

    Akron-Canton Airport has seen increasing air traffic since the mid-1990s. But in the past two years, it’s faced new challenges with one airline cutting

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  5. There are Both Positive and Negative Outcomes from Cleveland Hopkins Airport De-hubbing | WKSU

    Concourse “D” at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has sat empty since May of 2014 when United Airlines shut-down its hub. Since then, predictions

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  6. Are Payday Loans Really as Evil as People Say?

    Critics — including President Obama — say short-term, high-interest loans are predatory, trapping borrowers in a cycle of debt. But some economists see them as a useful financial instrument for people who need them. As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau promotes new regulation, we ask: who’s right?

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  7. Reconcilable Differences #25: Zarro Droogs - Relay FM

    The main topic this week is—wait for it— drugs. In particular, the listener is treated to an epic tour of the "four toadstools" that mark Merlin’s journey with the forbidden pharmaceutical wild side.

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  8. What Has the Loss of Hub Status Done to Northeast Ohio? | WKSU

    In 2014 United Airlines said it was shutting down its hub at Cleveland Hopkins Airport. This came after the U.S. Airways hub closing in Pittsburgh and

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  9. Episode 672: Bagging a Birkin : Planet Money : NPR

    There are people with Birkin bags, and there are the rest of us. Today on the show: the elaborate, upside-down strategy that has kept a $60,000 purse the "it" bag for 30 years.

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  10. The Sound of Ideas: The Status of Our Airports | ideastream

    It’s been almost two years since United Airlines pulled its hub from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, after civic and business leaders campaigned unsuccessfully to save it. So what has it meant for Hopkins, for leisure and business travelers, and for the local economy? We’ll discuss those issues and also look at the overall air travel system in Northeast Ohio, including smaller regional and local airports.

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