The hacker that got the DNC server is getting ready to put a bunch of stuff on Wikileaks. A few documents were posted as teasers.Security consultant Cloudstrike recent announced they were called in…Continue
I put this in science, but it's also kind of political.For the past 4 months or so an anonymous Twitter account (Real_PeerReview) featured links actual papers in the social "sciences". The postings…Continue
"I've read many places where teachers feel they have no support from parents. If the children fail to apply themselves or act out badly, if the teacher reports it to the parents, it's often the teacher who comes under attack.
The other day…"
"A literate person should be able to answer simple questions (especially when multiple choice) about a paragraph in front of them, regardless of political or religious persuasion. The standard should be especially high for teachers. If you are not…"
"The tests were carefully designed to avoid cultural referenced (though one would expect that teachers, being presumably highly educated and suited to teach the next generation should have expanded their horizons).
In any case the literacy test…"
"Strange things do happen. Some years ago I found myself involved in an intense sexual relationship with a very Christian grandmother (she was actually married, but her alcoholic husband was out of the picture). We would have sex before church,…"
"It can vary enormously. One factor is that in in an upscale community, you have a somewhat self selected group.... you generally live in an upscale community because your parents were sufficiently successful (often a combination of intelligence and…"
"Amnesty International has their own set of biases including a healthy dose of pro Muslim antisemitism.
This site has their perspective as well but AI is very much in who they defend and whom they attack. LIke a lot of NGOs on the left and the…"
"There are a lot of security professionals who doubt the strength of those claims as well. The 'briefing' provided very little concrete information. It's not impossible that Obama got the report he wanted."
"In parts of our current PC climate, you would be called a 'racist' just for pointing this out.
Jesse Huges (of 'Eagles of Death Metal'), the band that was playing at the Bataclan a year ago during the terrorist attacks has…"
"There's another issue to: how do you define an atheist?
We tend to think of folks like many of us who have come to some form of rational conclusion about the universe and decided there is no evidence of gods.
But probably the majority of…"
"I must admit I'm having fun watching all this. Before the election when Trump was questioning the results, Obama insisted that the elections were secure and it would be unpatriotic to question the results simply because you don't like…"
"The concept of the EC was in part to keep any single state from controlling the federal government by giving each state a guaranteed minimum voice. In popular vote, California and Texas could pretty much control the country.
But it appears that the…"
"I agree that there is finally a growing resistance to the political establishment (which included both the Democrats and the Republicans). Details notwithstanding, Trump managed to completely shake up both parties at the same time (which…"
"Ultimately the cost of things is directly related to the labor involved. Labor intensive production, whether food, clothes, furnishings, whatever will always be a niche market, which gets most of its income from wealthy customers.
To actually feed…"
Nice looking dog you have! "Securing" a dog is a concern. Previous dogs have stayed outdoors ALL the time, never running away . But I live out in the country. Free roaming is my preference, but the H.S. doesn't like to hear that. I'm losing sleep trying to come up with an alternative.
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