Biff Grundicht

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D.C.'s Worst-Smelling Plant Has Blossomed

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Attention, D.C. metro area: run, don't walk, to the U.S. Botanic Gardens, where our nation's "corpse …

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)

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“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

The Economic Cost of Hangovers

Excessive boozing costs the economy about $1.37 in lost productivity for each drink consumed.<p>Reuters<p>The Fourth of July is beer's annual breakout party, with weekly sales often surpassing $1 billion around Independence Day. So when the Fifth of July falls on a weekday like this year, employers are …

Mechanic Autopoesis

<i>-article via fractal ontology.</i><br>Process<p>In Mechanism and Biological Explanation [Maturana 1970], Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela argue that …

Thai Green Mango Salad (Som Tum Mamuang)

Using a mortar and pestle, pound shrimp until coarsely ground; transfer to a small bowl and set aside.<p>Place the chiles, garlic, and shallots in the …

After 100,000+ Downloads, Group With 3-D Gun Plans Goes Dark

Minutes ago, just as we were reading a <i>Forbes</i> story headlined "3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days," this message appeared on the Twitter page of the group that has made those plans available to the world:<p>"#DEFCAD has gone dark at the request of the Department of Defense …