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One of the two H5N1 influenza papers that fueled this brouhaha has finally seen the light of day. Rather than rehash what others have already said so well, I refer readers to the excellent summaries by Vincent Racaniello and Ed … Continue reading
I doubt I will ever craft a sentence that starts as intriguingly as the one midway through this article: “If you decide to administer first aid using a chain saw…”
Last weekend’s nor’easter utterly destroyed the electrical infrastructure of Western Massachusetts, where I live. Please do not expect prompt comment approvals or email replies until next week, at the earliest. Thanks.
First they came for the Kodachrome, and I did not speak out because I don’t shoot slides…
The weather service is warning of “poor drainage flooding.” Isn’t all flooding due to poor drainage?
Note to editors: my schedule is now full through September, and I’ve had to turn down two cool assignments today. Please keep me in mind for pieces after that, though.
Helpful Hint: when charging your phone, set your car/house keys next to it so you won’t forget it when you leave.
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Wine can apparently induce superconductivity in certain metals. I’m betting that the initial experiment wasn’t done during daylight hours.