Thursday, September 3, 2015

Unseen MC Escher sketch goes on public display for first time

The Square tries to find its place in North Beach

Billy Joel: The Piano Man, in his element

Asian Art Museum treads carefully into the contemporary

Guatemala President Is Jailed Hours After Stepping Down


Let’s all go to Mars

PM opens door to thousands more Syrians

Is Chipotle evil? This ad campaign says absolutely.

Hillary Clinton 'ridiculous' to think emails were secure

Review: With Mike Sheerin at the helm, Embeya is worth your attention

Who Gets to Play the Transgender Part?

Three Simple Policy Heuristics | Ian Welsh

Canada's Shadow War

Microtransit aims to civilise the worst part of your workday

North Butte hike offers island, mountain views for busy weekends

The Jobs Report and the August Curse

NASDAQ lower, dow higher but only by a little bit

Justice Dept. agencies will need warrants before using cellphone surveillance

Jailed Clerk Won’t Let Deputies License Same-Sex Marriages

Jailed Clerk Won’t Let Deputies License Same-Sex Marriages
Does anyone see a problem with this?  she can decide what is right and what is wrong,  but the people who work for her cannot.  Again the clerk in Kentucky is just plain mean.

Hungary Faults Germany for ‘Invitation’ to Migrants


The Dying

How dirty is your favorite restaurant in Houston?

Emanuel set to call for largest property tax hike in modern Chicago history

In Canada science is increasingly a political issue

CBC News | Éric Grenier's Poll Tracker

CBC News | Éric Grenier's Poll Tracker
 Ontario becomes more liberal,  and is the power who picks the next minister -  at the moment.

Halfway through my fourth novel

That is to say,  50K  words down,  50 K words to go.   You did not think I have maintained this blog as  my  key activity?

in UK recovery suffers setback

36 Hours in Rio

Iran's supreme leader calls for vote on nuclear pact, lifting of all sanctions

How a 1920s Market Street building is adapting to a new S.F.

Judge overturns Tom Brady suspension

Judge overturns Tom Brady suspension
 the NFL is quite the fourth branch of government, yet.


Jacob Bekenstein, Physicist Who Revolutionized Theory of Black Holes, Dies at 68

In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars

an ancient fish is running out all time

we need to do something about the migration problem

At least 14 migrants killed as boat capsizes off Malaysia
 because the countries which have a migration problem know it now
Australia’s Brutal Treatment of Migrants

SAT scores at lowest level in 10 years, fueling new worries

what the NFL wants, it gets

Wired: IBM news what makes Serena so good, big data


Safe Haven for Chimps

Stop me, I want to get off

The Unlikely Cities That Will Power the U.S. Economy

Draghi: May See Negative Inflation Rates in Coming Months

Market Up Mostly

Inside Uber’s Fight With Its Chinese Nemesis

How American Egg Board tried to keep a lid on alternative mayonnaise product

Cluster Bombs Used in Five Countries, Report Says

Guatemala President Resigns Amid Corruption Probe

Minimum pricing 'could break EU rules'

Budapest opens station to migrants