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Pit Stop

So Google’s made me “upgrade” to some version 2 blog thing, right in the middle of a migration to WordPress (via Movable Type because of some conversion issues). I hope this doesn’t fuck things...

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The Colours Of Infinity

I found this old video online of “2001” guy Arthur C Clarke going on about fractals. It’s very early 90s retro, when I skimmed through it I kept seeing Altern-8 and early Prodigy videos…

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Executionary Inconvenience

Death by firing squad … came to be regarded as too bloody and uncontrolled … Hanging came to be regarded as still more inhumane. Under the best of circumstances, the cervical spine is broken...

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Viva La Revolución

Cuba has more doctors per capita than any other country: 70,000 for a population of 11 million … Life expectancy in Cuba is the same as that of the United States, and its rate...

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Mammals Rule

The fundamental organization of the reproductive part of the vertebrate urogenital tract is straightforward: it’s a tube with a funnel at one end that captures eggs released by the ovary, and conducts them to...

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Straight Edge

There is no straight path from the renunciation of meat to a politics of virtue. Nazi vegetarianism raises obvious problems in this regard … Hitler’s strict adherence to a vegetarian diet was largely medical:...