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    That's beside the point. Sometimes a leader has...

    That's beside the point. Sometimes a leader has to break some bad news. It is also good to acknowledge past mistakes, and it's also good to acknowledge one's limitations. That is something called...
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    I once tried to assess AOC's linguistic...

    I once tried to assess AOC's linguistic proficiency by getting some transcripts of her interviews and the using a readability test. IIRC she spoke at grade 8.5. She is roughly comparable to most...
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    The missing six weeks: how Trump failed the...

    The missing six weeks: how Trump failed the biggest test of his life | US news | The Guardian

    Starting out that on 2020 Jan 20, two cases of COVID-19 were reported, the first one in the US and the...
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    UK's Johnson: 'We know things will get worse...

    UK's Johnson: 'We know things will get worse before they get better' | TheHill - at least he's honest about that

    Death toll in Spain rises by record 838 in one day | TheHill

    Marco Rubio on...
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    Lawmakers already planning more coronavirus...

    Lawmakers already planning more coronavirus stimulus after $2T package | TheHill


    Wake up America, it's profits over people to some | TheHill - by Ana Kasparian

    Dan Patrick is joined by Brit...
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    Lawmakers already planning more coronavirus...

    Lawmakers already planning more coronavirus stimulus after $2T package | TheHill

    California governor: 170 ventilators sent from Trump administration were 'not working' | TheHill

    Pelosi on...
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    Thanx to Angry Floof for finding this page: Watch...

    Thanx to Angry Floof for finding this page: Watch Angela Merkel’s Coronavirus Speech - English Subtitles
    On YouTube:
    Kanzlerin Merkel Spricht zu BürgernInnen über das Corona Virus (Englische...
  8. Shiraz Maher on Twitter: "I've been debating...

    Shiraz Maher on Twitter: "I've been debating about whether to 'go public' on having coronavirus ..." / Twitter
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    800-thousand-year-old crater found?

    Australasian strewn field: meteorite crater may have been found - CNN
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    Australasian impact crater buried under the Bolaven volcanic field, Southern Laos | PNAS
    Significance (nontechnical...
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    Nancy Pelosi on Twitter: "The #CARESAct is...

    Nancy Pelosi on Twitter: "The #CARESAct is nothing short of an act of legislative jujitsu. Republicans presented a corporate-focused plan, and Democrats flipped it around and delivered expansions to...
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    Good, repoman. Danielle דניאלה on Twitter:...

    Good, repoman.

    Danielle דניאלה on Twitter: "College students:
    - Don’t qualify for $1200 check if claimed as dependents
    - Don’t qualify for $500 bc over 18
    - Don’t get tuition refund
    - Don’t...
  12. Geological Constraints on the Precambrian History...

    Geological Constraints on the Precambrian History of Earth's Rotation and the Moon's Orbit (2000) - approximate agreement with the results in it, like in Table 1.

    Days on Earth Really Are Getting...
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    American Idiot - Unprecedented...

    American Idiot - Unprecedented - "A running list of the dumbest things Trump has said about the coronavirus"

    It's hard to make selections from the dumb things that the author has collected, but...
  14. How did the moon end up where it is?...

    How did the moon end up where it is?

    The Moon is observed to be slowly spiraling away, at about 3.8 cm/year. But there is a problem. Assuming constant tidal-drag friction makes the Moon start...
  15. The Earth's rotation slowing down and the Moon spiraling away

    The Earth's rotation is very gradually slowing down, and the Moon is very gradually spiraling away.

    Ancient shell shows days were half-hour shorter 70 million years ago
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    The LUCA had DNA and proteins, and of these two,...

    The LUCA had DNA and proteins, and of these two, DNA is a simple modification of RNA. Proteins are more complicated, and they are assembled by a rather complicated system, but that system uses RNA in...
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    Origin of Life in Hydrothermal Vents?

    Here are some more features that point to hydrothermal vents as origin-of-life sites.

    When rocks lay the groundwork for the origin of life
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    A hydrogen-dependent geochemical...
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    But it's a MUCH worse threat than illegal...

    But it's a MUCH worse threat than illegal immigrants or Islamist terrorists, a MUCH MUCH MUCH worse threat, and I know what you think about illegal immigrants and Islamist terrorists, Half-Life.

    I...
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    The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the...

    The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19 - The New York Times


    Unbelievable - Unprecedented - from March 18
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    Coronavirus Poll: A Lack Of Trust In Trump, Federal...
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    This hashtag is trending on Twitter:...

    This hashtag is trending on Twitter: #TrumpGenocide

    Frank Figliuzzi : As coronavirus deaths mount, Trump's handling of intelligence warnings looks worse and worse - "I thought Trump's willful...
  21. Coronavirus Relief Bill Challenges All That...

    Coronavirus Relief Bill Challenges All That Libertarians Believe In : NPR

    Thomas Massie on Twitter: "Are they afraid of the truth? I’ve been told that they don’t even have 1 minute available for...
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    Besides gardens, another alternative to lawns is...

    Besides gardens, another alternative to lawns is fake grass - Astroturf and similar products. It's a carpet with plastic grass on it.

    Xeriscaping is landscaping with dryness-tolerant vegetation to...
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    Alternatives to Lawns

    Designing an end to a toxic American obsession: The Lawn - CNN Style

    But the thirstiness of lawns in semiarid and arid parts of the nation has provoked interest in alternatives.

    Does anyone...
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    Prince Jared acts like a slumlord. Jared...

    Prince Jared acts like a slumlord.

    Jared Kushner is demanding his tenants keep paying rent — while asking for leniency from his creditors: WaPo reporter – Raw Story

    David Fahrenthold on Jared...
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    Trump's narcissism has taken a new twist. And now...

    Trump's narcissism has taken a new twist. And now he has American blood on his hands | Jonathan Freedland | Opinion | The Guardian

    So having hunches and feelings is a substitute for doing research?
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