Sites of the day Archive 2010

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November 2010
Fri 26 Nov -- North Korea: artillery & rhetoric -- euro-zone debt -- Alice’s Restaurant
Mon 22 Nov -- La Niña -- forecasters make mistakes -- happy or grumpy?
Fri 19 Nov -- 112th Congress -- radio frequencies, radiation & patdowns -- 20 Things I Learned…
Wed 3 Nov -- provide leadership -- Republicans take over House -- heat wave
October 2010
Thu 28 Oct -- The Constitution -- 2010 midterms matrix -- Tianhe-1A
Wed 27 Oct -- Indonesia: earthquake, tsunami & volcano -- border insecurity -- Walkman: since 1979
Thu 21 Oct -- corporate personhood -- Facebook privacy breach -- Moon oasis
Sun 17 Oct -- U.S. flirting with “stall speed” -- R.I.P. Benoit Mandelbrot -- Everything You Ever Really Needed to Know About Personal Finance…
Wed 13 Oct -- Copiapó miners rescued
Fri 8 Oct -- Liu Xiaobo -- public projects -- cut defense budget
Thu 7 Oct -- “warlords & strongmen” -- Why Books? -- Gliese 581 g
September 2010
Tue 14 Sep -- the filthy rich -- “corn sugar” -- war crimes
Fri 10 Sep -- infrastructure -- Stephen Hawking’s reality -- glint
Thu 9 Sep -- Will Greece default? -- The New York eTimes? -- cratons
Tue 7 Sep -- “failure of our basic institutions of production” -- Hilda Yao’s gift -- today’s logo
Wed 1 Sep -- independent Iraq -- meaningless milestone? -- “awkward speech”
August 2010
Fri 27 Aug -- U.S. GDP growth: 1.6% -- Hurricane Katrina + 5 years -- Sun “communicating” with Earth
Thu 26 Aug -- Chilean miners -- Gulf microbe study funded by BP -- Dollar ReDe$ign Project
Tue 24 Aug -- stimulus -- Maslow’s pyramid updated -- R.I.P. Bobby Thomson
Thu 19 Aug -- no American soldiers -- 4.9 million barrels -- physarum polycephalum
Tue 17 Aug -- worst flooding in 80 years -- Ministry of Oil -- jet-lagged king, Odysseus
Sat 14 Aug -- U.S. bailed out foreign banks -- “sign of a successful nation” -- Wikileaks cyberwar?
Thu 12 Aug -- tax brackets -- Vonnegut at the blackboard -- smartphones
Tue 10 Aug -- recovery has stalled -- press stunt? -- flight attendant quits
Mon 9 Aug -- 33% surtax? -- ~$12,000/year -- end of space-time?
Fri 6 Aug -- ‘over-hyped’ -- new inflation measurement -- Antennae galaxies
Thu 5 Aug -- Espionage Act of 1917 -- Google-Verizon -- phenomenon
Wed 4 Aug -- religious tolerance -- food stamp cuts -- Foldit
Tue 3 Aug -- 65 years after -- 14th Amendment -- GDP growth -- coronal mass ejection
Mon 2 Aug -- Detroit comes back to life -- put government on a diet -- leaving Trinity
July 2010
Thu 22 Jul -- Shirley Sherrod: new USDA job offer -- Seattle partner: State of Washington -- Japanese solar sail
Mon 19 Jul -- Top Secret America -- midterm reality -- sharp educational disparities
Fri 16 Jul -- us2010yua6
Wed 14 Jul -- Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) -- not just the economy -- Rappenglück
Mon 12 Jul -- Colton Harris-Moore -- R.I.P. Harvey Pekar -- Easter Island solar eclipse
Wed 7 Jul -- «si se puede» -- Solar Impulse -- Greenwood’s beloved community hub
Mon 5 Jul -- preserving the Declaration -- 1RXS J160929.1-210524 -- World Cup semi-finals
Fri 2 Jul -- where oil is most likely to go -- “subjects” -- only metric units
June 2010
Wed 30 Jun -- Boehner -- leviathan -- Seattle mom: Bulwer-Lytton honoree
Tue 29 Jun -- ‘process’ -- denying citizenship -- fake businessman in China
Tue 22 Jun -- McChrystal ‘enormous mistake’ -- damage to economy -- Apostles Andrew, John, Peter & Paul
Thu 17 Jun -- U.S. autos top imports -- reopen search for new [Seattle] police chief -- ban on World Cup
Wed 16 Jun -- mineral rich Afghanistan -- P.M. David Cameron: Bloody Sunday public apology -- radiation is all around you
Fri 11 Jun -- economy is whizzing -- Cousteau centennial -- Art v. Commerce
Thu 10 Jun -- XX, XY -- “demise of masculinity” -- feminine touch
Wed 9 Jun -- Primary Night in America -- 50% fresher web search results -- ‘84 Chevy Sprint
Sat 5 Jun -- ailing labor market -- China entering new era -- “methane-based life”
Wed 2 Jun -- Israeli assault on Gaza flotilla -- B.P. P.R. disaster -- “unbundling”
May 2010
Fri 28 May -- top kill -- Memorial Day -- ubiquitous blue-and-taupe rectangle
Wed 26 May -- crime increase? -- accident? -- massive depletion in atmospheric methane
Mon 24 May -- global chain reaction -- “users’ inability to understand Facebook” -- Patti Smith: Pratt commencement
Thu 20 May -- Corexit® 9500A & 9527A -- ‘flash crash’ of 6 May -- weird clouds
Mon 10 May -- Solicitor General, Harvard Law School dean -- Mr. Brown -- oil spill “dispersants”
Fri 7 May -- lack of confidence -- hung Parliament? -- drug study results biased
Wed 5 May -- 3 dead in Greece -- huge containment “domes”? -- R.I.P.(?) high fructose corn syrup
Tue 4 May -- Four Dead in Ohio -- system seems to be working -- world’s strongest beer (ever)
April 2010
Fri 30 Apr -- oil ‘coming ashore’ -- Offshore Industry Safety Awards Postponed -- rite of spring
Wed 28 Apr -- slick’s projected landfall -- ecological farming revolution -- the Wnt family
Tue 27 Apr -- Club-K -- the slide -- new type of painkiller
Mon 26 Apr -- quiet coup -- German support for Greece -- aliens are out there
Thu 22 Apr -- SB 1070 -- vision v. viaduct -- Solar Dynamics Observatory
Wed 21 Apr -- Eyjafjallajökull calming down -- Earth Day 40 years old -- $100
Tue 20 Apr -- S.E.C. v. Goldman Sachs -- jet-free interlude -- lost “iPhone 4G”
Fri 16 Apr -- Harvard & Yale -- landing on an asteroid -- H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D
Thu 15 Apr -- “where one goes to college doesn’t really matter” -- 135 years of sardine processing ends -- eco-hotel pedalpower
Wed 14 Apr -- 47% -- Elliott Bay Book Company moves -- Betty White meme
Sat 10 Apr -- my sister-in-law Sarah’s eldest nephew Baylen is in Kyrgyzstan & shares his experience — please pray for his safety
Fri 9 Apr -- Guantánamo prisoners were innocent -- Greek economy: death spiral into default? -- iPad
Wed 7 Apr -- Massey mine safety violations -- net neutrality (part II) -- New York magazine’s approval matrix
Tue 6 Apr -- Upper Big Branch mine tragedy -- net neutrality -- patzer
Thu 1 Apr -- BRCA1 & BRCA2 -- self-guided Seattle -- would-be saboteur
March 2010
Tue 30 Mar -- Moscow, day of mourning -- FFEL, PLUS, Pell... -- 3.5 TeV
Fri 26 Mar -- new nuclear arms treaty with Russia -- Earth Hour -- ‘X-woman’
Thu 25 Mar -- Saturday -- targeted nanoparticles -- dirt is good
Wed 24 Mar -- health insurance reform -- Barack Obama’s signature -- Google’s ultimatum
Tue 23 Mar -- biometric ID card (continued) -- Neptune: planet eater? -- periodic tables
Fri 19 Mar -- Iraq War + 7 years -- SBInet -- NCAA odds
Thu 18 Mar -- fixing Jerusalem -- Nobel Peace Prize for internet? -- CoRoT-9b
Wed 17 Mar -- Wagner’s Law -- 1.7-mile tunnel beneath Seattle -- fake 3D
Tue 16 Mar -- Ciudad Juarez -- U.S. biometric ID card? -- Lyssianasid amphipod
Sat 13 Mar -- 2010 Census -- The Hurt Locker 2 -- D.C.’s Metro
Thu 11 Mar -- Grateful Dead management secrets -- ‘craziest’ U.S. cities -- abstract city
Wed 10 Mar -- citizen’s arrest -- Rachel Corrie trial begins -- iTraxx SovX
Mon 8 Mar -- International Women’s Day -- big & commercial -- Islas Malvinas (part II)
Fri 5 Mar -- parents warned police -- what to eat to be maximally healthy -- Microsoft Courier
Thu 4 Mar -- Chief Justice John Roberts is not retiring (?) -- political entrepreneur -- 4 people
Wed 3 Mar -- cleanup, perhaps tear down -- RNC document -- Man with No Name
Tue 2 Mar -- Chile’s quake: 5th strongest ever -- oxygenated alcohol -- Firefox fades
Mon 1 Mar -- make-believe -- compressed sensing -- Scott Hamilton, Are You Breaking Up With Me?
February 2010
Wed 24 Feb -- “clearly informed” -- Toyoda-san -- say “cheese!
Tue 23 Feb -- Islas Malvinas -- your mobile is stalking you -- meet the Flintstones
Fri 19 Feb -- Vancouver Police -- Pulitzer Prize & National Enquirer -- Seattle parks: tobacco ban (part II)
Thu 18 Feb -- Plant Vogtle -- mutual loathing -- Seattle parks: tobacco ban
Tue 16 Feb -- No We Can’t -- misleading quotes -- R
Wed 10 Feb -- Greece’s deficit -- 54.9 inches -- Inuk
Tue 9 Feb -- Sino-U.S. relations -- who matters most in social networks -- GooglyFace?
Mon 8 Feb -- s’now joke -- Go For It! -- bored to death
Fri 5 Feb -- decontenting -- human genes patent? -- L'Homme Qui Marche
Wed 3 Feb -- Wall Street laughs -- Olympic snow job -- Spirit stuck in sand
Tue 2 Feb -- galloping deficits -- SiO2 -- Wozniak replicates Prius bug
Mon 1 Feb -- “a new Haiti that is stronger” -- warmest January on record -- learn a language
January 2010
Thu 28 Jan -- K Street insiders -- R.I.P. J. D. Salinger -- iPad
Tue 26 Jan -- 9.15 billion -- ADE 651 -- looking back
Fri 22 Jan -- putting the brakes on healthcare reform -- “just kidding” -- @Astro_TJ
Thu 21 Jan -- system failure -- free speech for “all” -- texts, Tweets saving Haitians
Wed 20 Jan -- GOP’s blue state triumph -- “Don’t Blame Me, I’m from Massachusetts” -- since, like, the 60s
Tue 19 Jan -- special election? -- Martha Choakley? -- Crayola® crayon chronology
Mon 18 Jan -- regressing? -- HR 8799c -- Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund
Tue 12 Jan -- R.I.P. Miep Gies -- journey of reconciliation -- AWOL moon rocks
Fri 9 Jan -- U-6 -- walk away -- no. 200: roustabout
Thu 7 Jan -- severe weather grips U.K. -- ‘4 fixed stars’ -- toy train
Tue 5 Jan -- Wall Street lobbyists’ Washington influence -- “Underwear Dividend” -- placebos getting more effective
Mon 4 Jan -- Yemen: embassies close -- “ping pong” -- !Xóõ
Sat 2 Jan -- aughts: lost decade -- Burj Dubai Khalifa -- the decade that mobile tech grew up

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