I submitted the following modest proposal for serious market-based reform of our cash-strapped public university to the campus paper. They declined to publish it, as one would expect for those ...
This isn't about politics or economics or cop shootings or any of the hot button topics we often discuss on DK. But it's at least as important as any of those. It's about saving hundreds of ...
Republicans tend to talk like there are two distinct ...
Jay Famiglietti is the senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech in Pasadena, California, as well as a professor of Earth system science at UC Irvine. Famiglietti wrote ...
In February 2012, renowned climate scientist James Hansen gave a TED talk . In it he shocked the world by explaining how global warming was heating planet Earth on a scale that was equal to 400,000 ...
This is what happens during high tide in Palm Beach. My family grew up rollerblading on these trails that now routinely flood.
People lie all the time. In my business you get used to it and with ...
What I read last month, featuring but not limited to, this year's focus on the Elizabethan era and the 17th Century. In this month's edition:
The Defeat of the Spanish Armada, by Garrett ...
Sorry - was that hard to read? Nowadays we would write it, "Sometimes how you do ...
Senator Rand Paul has announced his support for Republican proposals to make all traffic laws voluntary. "I've heard of many tragic cases where dangers lurked to the right side of the road and it ...
Apropos of nothing, I was purposefully poking around in some papers looking for a thing I'd done 10 years ago and was annoyed that it was missing.
So I shuffled and sifted and finally located the ...