2016-02-04 D.C. Chancellor Rejects Reality
“I reject this notion that wild bands of roving students are attacking people on the Metro,”
using their infinite free Metro passes.
2016-01-26 2 Abortion Foes Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Are Indicted
The grand jury was investigating Planned Parenthood but wound
up indicting the accusers. I’m thinking this is pretty unusual
behavior for a grand jury. I eagerly await the blizzard of
apologetic retractions from everyone who was taken in by the hoax
Feynman diagrams with TikZ. Hat tip: @BlackPhysicists.
2016-01-21 Ziegfeld Theater to Close
This superb movie theater is where I first saw 2001.
The management presented films with ceremony and respect.
Now, because that didn’t pay the bills, it will be transformed into a “ballroom.”
2016-01-20 Prepare for a Celestial Spectacle as Five Planets Align
Each morning for the next month or so, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn
and Jupiter will be simultaneously visible to the naked eye around dawn.
These five planets have not been simultaneously viewable for over a decade.
2016-01-17 Roads to Rome
“At least for Europe it is obvious: All roads lead to Rome! You can reach the eternal city on almost 500.000 routes from all across the continent. Which road would you take?”
2016-01-16 Pakistan accedes to BlackBerry
The phone maker will continue to operate there after the Pakistani government dropped
its demand for unfettered access to users’ communications.
2016-01-16 Flexbox Grid Finesse
“In this article, I’ll cover a few techniques to exploit Flexbox’s internal algorithms and design finessed grids intended for changing quantities and dimensions of content.”