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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2601 on: February 13, 2018, 11:29:35 AM »
Those ignorant red-state Trump voters have no respect for science

Proposed California ballot initiative aligns GMO opponents with anti-vaxxers
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum

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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2602 on: February 14, 2018, 11:24:13 AM »
Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life'

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43056744

The question that comes to mind is, which of these two uses of computational power is more idiotic?

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« Reply #2603 on: February 15, 2018, 05:12:57 PM »
Tom Ashbrook dismissed from "On Point" by WBUR after an investigation validated claims that he created a hostile and abusive workplace environment (apparently not including sexual harassment).

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/02/15/on-point-host-tom-ashbrook-dismissed-from-wbur
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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2604 on: February 16, 2018, 04:19:42 AM »
Tom Ashbrook dismissed from "On Point" by WBUR after an investigation validated claims that he created a hostile and abusive workplace environment (apparently not including sexual harassment).

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/02/15/on-point-host-tom-ashbrook-dismissed-from-wbur


Gosh.
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« Reply #2605 on: February 16, 2018, 09:05:11 AM »
Well, some will attribute everything to cynical motives, but the left-leaning outlets don't give their own a pass on this sort of thing.

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