nicnotabene
nicnotabene
6/22/19
6:52 PM
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Check your outrage dude. I guarantee you that “big pharma” has nothing to do with a single study about how the skin microbiome differs according to context. No one is developing any miracle lotions that “neutralize the corrupted skin microbiome”, and no one is implying that people who swim in the ocean everyday are Read more

4/5/19
10:55 AM
34

A fun snapshot of what it’s like to work with a Q conspiracy theorist:

On the morning Barr’s Mueller report summary came out, this person spent a good ten minutes literally laughing in my face, and expressing grave concern at my habit of reading the Times, which then led to calling me “brainwashed” and finally yes, a “c Read more

4/1/19
8:49 PM
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That last paragraph is a masterpiece. I may even put it on my tombstone.

1/25/19
8:50 PM
20

It looks exactly like baker’s yeast in final stages of budding.

1/24/19
10:06 AM
4

The fundamental datum of brain function cannot be reduced to the individual action potentials or the synaptic pathways or the temporal dynamics of the brain rhythms or the network properties of conjoined cell assemblies or endocrine feedback or whatever, it’s all these things working together that allow our brains to Read more

8/17/18
8:57 PM
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Errol Morris did a feature for the Oscars some years back that shows Trump talking about his favourite movie about his favourite misunderstood hero, Citizen Kane. Read more

8/9/18
9:26 PM
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Why all the contempt for cells that reside within tissues? Does this guy even know what nephrons, hepatocytes, or neurons are capable of?? Good grief. Read more

7/5/18
10:19 PM
1

The crows in Vancouver have started dive bombing pedestrians (as in, Fabio-esque full bird to head collisions) which is utterly terrifying, and yet another reason to avoid the west side. Read more

6/13/18
12:00 PM
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I am choosing to imagine that it will be groundbreaking like Half Life 2, but better because it’s kitschy cyberpunk.

5/13/18
1:02 AM
5

Replace the kid with Michelle Visage and the show would be gold!

4/28/18
9:53 AM
2

If Apple ditched this feature it would be especially funny to me because I’m still using an iPhone 6, and I just extended its life span by replacing its battery for super cheap. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

4/11/18
10:29 AM
2

None of those things matter to the plutocracy, who already got what they wanted from Trump. The very moment he and Ryan and McConnell passed the Tax Bill is the moment all of the rich assholes with actual power ceased caring who did what anymore.