This encapsulates a lot of terrifying things about the subway.


The first thing a BP exec did after learning that Deepwater spill estimates were too low was to sell all his stock.


12:00 pm

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The curse of experience in presidential politics.


Do oil companies include sea level rise in their offshore drilling cost estimates?


I suspect that the Bloomberg-NRA fundraising causality suggested here is wrong. 2013 saw a real anti-gun push, too.


Russia's Ukraine infiltration as a new form of warfare and invasion.


Wednesday

Wed, 10:32 pm

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Pity the poor Kochs, left indigent by Comrade Obama.


Wed, 10:29 pm

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Police departments lure recruits by emphasizing the violent, head-cracking subset of the job.


Wed, 9:51 pm

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Liking a brand on Facebook could invalidate your right to sue, which is another reason to avoid #brands.

Via @adamserwer. [ Also from @adamserwer. ]


Wed, 9:33 pm

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The east side of Manhattan seen from overhead in 1944.


Wed, 9:32 pm

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Places in America no one lives.

Via @digg. [ Also from @digg. ]


Wed, 8:42 pm

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Seeing a Fallon clip in the cab and am surprised to learn that Denis Leary now has Trump hair.


Wed, 7:29 pm

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Resolved: This is the best movie trailer of all time.


Wed, 2:09 pm

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In which The Wire's staff describe their worst injuries and indicate if, like Colton Burpo, they went to Heaven.


Wed, 10:43 am

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a "terribelius idea" cc pulitzers


Wed, 9:00 am

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I don't know, man. This seems like it might not be the best timing.

"a terribelius idea" cc pulitzers

(It would be cool if you could edit tweets! Someone should write about that. cc @mat)


Wed, 8:16 am

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Just to torment the Northeast, The Atlantic posted a gallery of beautiful Spring pictures.


Tuesday

Tue, 11:05 pm

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What does April sleet bring?


Tue, 10:41 pm

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Google might use the positive reinforcement of search rankings to encourage secure web sites.


Tue, 9:46 pm

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Blank username, fake verification stamp, and you, too, can be the president.

Via @stefanjbecket. [ Also from @stefanjbecket. ]

(Obligatory comment about how this is as legit a representation of Barack Obama as facebook/barackobama.)


Tue, 9:17 pm

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"Everytown for Gun Safety" is not a terrific name.


Tue, 8:39 pm

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The gender composition of the boards of 15,000 companies. The lighter the color, the more women.

Via @ucllc. [ Also from @ucllc. ]


Tue, 7:51 pm

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One of the most powerful films in Russian cinema is now online.


Tue, 7:49 pm

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How much people paid in taxes by county, 2007.

Via @digg. [ Also from @digg. ]


Tue, 7:37 pm

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Surprise: Pollution is worse in minority neighborhoods.


Tue, 7:35 pm

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Tech already ruined San Francisco, 15 years ago.


Tue, 7:08 pm

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Carl Sagan's daughter describes life in a compassionate, rational household and her father's immortality.


Tue, 4:21 pm

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As with other teen fads, #FreeJahar has faded away.

It is jarring to go to JaharTsarnaevIsInnocent dot tumblr and be greeted with Pharrell's "Happy" on autoplay.


Tue, 2:24 pm

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Hey, guess what? Your political opponents don't want their taxes paying for your stuff, either.


Tue, 2:10 pm

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Women may not be well represented on "best of" lists, but they dominate the cover photos!


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