Monthly Archives: January 2014

WTAE-PA: Not So Affordable

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Young People Better Off Financially Without Insurance

Young People Better Off Financially Without Insurance. “The Affordable Care Act makes health insurance more expensive for young adults while simultaneously making it far less risky to go without insurance. Ryan and Holt find that opting out of coverage and … Continue reading

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Weather In Argentina Is Killing Penguin Chicks : NPR

Changing Climate In Argentina Is Killing Penguin Chicks : NPR. NPR says climate change. But three years of more or less rain does not equal climate change, it’s weather. No mention of temperature and no historical analysis of precipitation. The … Continue reading

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Democratic Party’s Two-Faced Race Relations

The Relentless Conservative: The Democratic Party’s Two-Facedness of Race Relations. LBJ was not a nice man, but he was the leader of the Democratic party for a long time.

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Norway Likes Canadian Tar Sands Oil

Statoil raises exposure to Canada’s oil sands with Thai deal – The Globe and Mail. While the Obama administration stalls the Keystone pipeline Norway goes all-in on Canadian oil. “State-controlled Statoil said on Thursday the two firms had agreed to … Continue reading

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Newly Discovered Brain Region

Newly Discovered Brain Region Helps Make Humans Unique | LiveScience. “The new brain region is located within a larger region called the ventrolateral frontal cortex, which in past studies has been tied to higher thinking. For instance, this part of … Continue reading

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Climate Change’s Uncertainties

Climate Change’s Inherent Uncertainties — Quadrant Online. “In the mad scurry to find reasons for the pause, and to find reasons for an obvious failure of the models to simulate the pause, suddenly we are hearing that perhaps the heat … Continue reading

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