One of the result of family-friendly policies is that women end up being paid less. Whenever Clancy interviewed for a job, I was always concerned that they would see her as a woman of reproductive age – with not a lot of time to spare – who would need some time off in the near future.
I was really surprised to discover that there was a lyme vaccination for our dog, since I knew that there wasn’t for people. Turns out that there is and we just can’t get it either because of anti-vaxxers or market failure.
Solar-powered airplane? Cool.
Erica Barnett looks at new rules in Seattle that would serve to limit density.
Has Silicon Valley been displaced by Austin?
Marshall Islands, where the US tested our nuclear weapons, is suing the nuclear-superpower world.
Men are more likely than women to be down with the idea of being time-traveling assassins.
Thirty embarrassing facts about thirty cities or so. I actually only knew about The Strip not being in Las Vegas proper because of UNLV being in the same townlet.
Average SAT scores and graduation rates track very, very closely (in California).
Danny Resnic contracted HIV, and has made it his life’s mission to build a better condom.
The Science of Ouch: Why it hurts so much when you stub your @$*@ing toe.
Some of those cute animal photographs you see have kind of a dark background.
I thought that everybody knew that Disney ripped off the Lion King?
Andrew Stuttaford argues that with regard to Snus, anti-tobacco advocates are putting purity and dogma before safety and science. What’s particularly frustrating about some of these prohibitions is that they prevent companies from advertising their product for what we want people to use it for: smoking cessation.
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