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Lawrence Winkler is a physician, traveler, and natural philosopher. His molecules have morphed from medicine to manuscript. He lives with Robyn on Vancouver Island and in New Zealand, tending their gardens and vineyards, and dreams.

Infection Hot Spot

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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:23 am

Entertaining Isolation

Keeping occupied during the Black Death.



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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:21 am

Spectacular Geminid Meteor Shower Next Week

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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:19 am

New Zealand Says Indigenous ‘Ways Of Knowing’ Are Equal To Modern Science

Absolute bullshit.




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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:15 am

The Forgotten History Of Pearl Harbor

Why Japan’s attack on the US 80 years ago was not a surprise.



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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:13 am

America Comes Down With a Case of Self-Hate

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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:11 am

Immigration Isn’t the Issue

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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:08 am

Neurodiversity and Entomology

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Posted: December 8, 2021, 1:05 am

Islamic Infiltration of Europe

Top German news anchor supports Hamas, demands ‘Down with USA!’ There are others



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Posted: December 8, 2021, 12:55 am

California Mathematicians Turn Against Woke Curriculum

A group of 500 teachers and scientists have objected to a politicised syllabus.



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Posted: December 8, 2021, 12:53 am

America Hates You.

 Now go fight for her.



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Posted: December 8, 2021, 12:51 am

How Close Are Computers to Automating Mathematical Reasoning?

AI tools are shaping next-generation theorem provers, and with them the relationship between math and machine.



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Posted: December 8, 2021, 12:49 am

From Private Lives to Public Memory

An interview about America’s 1918 flu pandemic.



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Posted: December 7, 2021, 1:26 am

Seeing the Tartars

The Far East as object of terror and wonder in the West.



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Posted: December 7, 2021, 1:24 am

Prostitutes Are Stigmatised

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Posted: December 7, 2021, 1:21 am

Sherlock Holmes Plays The White Man

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s many passions included a view of Empire that would today be regarded as racist.



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Posted: December 7, 2021, 1:12 am

Defoe Does DIY

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Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:13 am

The End of Economic Progress

John Stuart Mill critiques capitalism.



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Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:11 am

Brutal, Brazen Crimes Shake L.A.

Leaving city at a crossroads.



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Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:08 am

Why Looting Turned San Francisco

Into a ghost town.



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Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:06 am

Heroin dogs of Kabul

Homeless Afghan men giving Class A drugs to stray mutts so that they stick with them to keep them warm during winter.



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Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:03 am

Torture by Planning

To understand how Vancouver uses and abuses public input on major developments, look at this site.



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Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:01 am

San Francisco Restaurant Apologizes

For refusing to serve 3 armed SFPD officers.



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Posted: December 6, 2021, 12:59 am

China Seeks First Military Base on Africa’s Atlantic Coast

Alarmed officials at the White House and Pentagon urge Equatorial Guinea to rebuff Beijing’s overtures.



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Posted: December 5, 2021, 9:38 pm

Why The Easily Offended Are A Threat To Scientific Progress

The mantras of diversity, inclusion and anti-racism are placing feelings above academic freedom.



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Posted: December 5, 2021, 8:55 pm
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