Biblioklept wrapped up posting the whole run of Paul Kirchner’s The Bus. This is a little exciting. I’ve only read a strip here and there through the years without a thought as to when I first saw them or who drew them.
The New Horizons team is who opened up the discussion for suggestions for the features on Pluto. The IAU throwing its weight to overrule these names is coming off as elitist and sour.
Some Black Lives Matter activists have put forth a reasonable, coherent, and achievable platform, Campaign Zero.
More on Mashable.
Anyone who thinks these reforms are outlandish is at the very least a contrarian asshole, and very likely, a bigot and a fascist. It’s a cool move that they have check sheets to match current presidential candidates to their agenda.
However, I did look at the comments on Mashable. One person was calling them out on being inaccurate on Rand Paul’s stance on the demilitarization of the police. As much as I loathe Paul, it seems that commenter is right. Hm. At least Campaign Zero invites clarifications and corrections. That commenter should reach out in earnest to them.
In addition to a decimated infrastructure following the war, a series of privatization schemes created monopolies of many public services, leaving swaths of the country—especially outside of the more privileged capital—without necessities like power and water for hours on end every day.
The future is now.
the team managed to generate 245 entangled pairs of electrons over the course of nine days. The team’s measurements exceeded Bell’s bound, once again supporting the standard quantum view. Moreover, the experiment closed both loopholes at once: because the electrons were easy to monitor, the detection loophole was not an issue, and they were separated far enough apart to close the communication loophole, too.
The craziest bit is that one of the disclaimers is that the hidden variables themselves could be manipulating the scientists into what to measure for in the experiment. It’s flagged as philosophical, but it still a fun possibility.
It’s under peer review now.
..and for the record, but without comments from me:
It wasn’t all about 9/11. In the aftermath of Katrina, the communication systems in Southeast Louisiana and Gulf Coast Mississippi were devastated. It was tough to get cell phones to work. Regular landlines were useless. The FBI realized they needed to accelerate their efforts.
Hurricane Katrina incapacitated wide swaths of telecommunications infrastructure along the Gulf Coast, including thousands of cell phone towers. Power outages also meant many people were unable to recharge their mobile devices. It’s thus unclear which Harris Corporation product the FBI’s cell phone tracking team identified as a critical solution. The FBI refuses to provide additional details about the procurement.
What the hell kind of surveillance technology do they have access to supplement Stingray in the absence of power and infrastructure?
In 1966, carbon dating hinted that Fort Rock Cave had been inhabited at least 15,000 years. This was waved off as impossible. Now there will be some modern excavations to reexamine th cave.