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Mar 12
147

We think the key, Savannah, is going to be commercial laboratories like Labcorp and Quest who are already spinning up production at the president’s direction last week on tests that can be available on a broad basis for the American people,” Pence said.” Read more

Mar 11
2

I’ve been insisting for days Trump is really more like Caligula, but no one is listening.

Mar 11
1

Nero genuinely seems to have been liked by the people of Rome. A lot of what people generally assume they know about him was written by friends of his enemies, some time after his death.

Mar 11
2

Some “cool” (read: horrible) variations on that question: Read more

Feb 18
1

Enhanced Driver’s Licenses (EDL) issued by Washington, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, and Vermont are considered acceptable alternatives to REAL ID-compliant cards and will also be accepted for official REAL ID purposes. Most EDLs do not contain the star marking and this is acceptable. Read more

Feb 18
2

According to both the Washington State DMV and TSA the enhanced drivers license are REAL ID Compliant but are marked with a flag instead of a star.  Also as near as I can tell the stuff about it being illegal to drive in other states without a REAL ID license is BS.

Feb 18
1

Yes, I think I can explain it. A “Real Id” is valid only for domestic travel and entry to most federal facilities, but is not valid for international travel. For that you need a WHTI compliant document. Examples of a WHTI compliant document are “Enhanced Driver License”(star+U.S. flag on front face), Enhanced Tribal Read more

Feb 14
35

Consider it written from the photon’s perspective. 

Feb 14
34

I think it always gets brought up. But another way to look at it is, what’s happening to Betelgeuse is happening now, at least from our perspective. We’re not describing the events from Betelgeuse but from here.
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Feb 4
89

Any form of electronic voting should be kept out of all democratic (not the party but the system) elections.  Paper and pencil is still the most secure way we have because attacks on those do not scale well.

Jan 31
9

a pacemaker is a cattle prod, for the heart.

Jan 18
47

That’s a really shallow reading. Companies can have a distinct identity and philosophy and that gets lost or abandoned when they’re acquired by larger corporations, even the new owners pledge to stay true to the founders’ visions. Read more

Jan 17
12

Nope. I like The Office and all but I refuse to subscribe to any of these types of streaming services because I want them to fail. Netflix is worth it to me, having some sort of live streaming option is great for sports and other events (I still have a discounted AT&T NOW plan so for now I am keeping that), HBO is Read more

Nov 6
33

When the primary priority of any business (especially corporations) is profit, the other side of that priority is do dehumanize its employees and customers. And that never has a positive outcome. Read more

Nov 4
22

In any case, Gizmodo’s editorial style guide clearly states “Do not use ALL CAPS unless it’s an actual acronym, to avoid inflating brands’ stylistic importance.” Read more

Oct 30
9

TL;DR: It does basically nothing unless in hyper-specific scenarios, and then it does a teensy little bit.