Friday, 31 March 2017

Too Many NZ Pilots Dying in Robinson Helicopters

One more in The Bolthole.

Cheap Airfares

Confused tourist bound for Sydney, Australia, lands in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too

Many famous scientists have something in common—they didn’t work long hours.

How to Drink Wine

According to the NY Times.

We May Never Terraform Mars

New study regrets to inform you

Noise Is a Drug

New York is full of addicts (and they can have it).

Elon Musk’s Billion Dollar Crusade

To save humanity from machine-learning overlords.

Backcountry Drug War

In the Golden State, dangerous drug cartels are growing pot on public lands—putting wildlife, water supplies, and outdoor enthusiasts at grave risk.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

The Wrongest Profession

How economists have botched the promise of widely distributed prosperity—and why they have no intention of stopping now.

Echoes of a Black Hole

Space-time ripples herald the demise of general relativity and its replacement by a quantum theory of gravity.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017