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Guess who has tickets to watch The National?

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That would be me.Campo Pequeno, Lisbon. May 24.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="349" src="" titl...

Free will in a world of Mad Men

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Mark Thoma links to a study discussing the limits — or "origins" might be more correct — of free will. I'll just highlight the snippet on implica...

What’s wrong with this paragraph?

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From The Economist:<blockquote>Of the nuclear plants that provide about a third of Japan’s electricity (see chart), Fukushima Dai-ichi is not the first...

Aphorism of the Day - Harmonicas

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A harmonica solo will improve a song's awesomeness by approximately 15%. Stick a Hammond B-3 in there and it'll boost you to 20%.[*] That is from l’il old me...

Nuclear and Water

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I’ve been drowning in work and other stuff lately, so no blog posts. Like everyone else though, I’ve been watching the unfolding tragedy in Japan and just ho...