With most people staying home during the coronavirus outbreak, Los Angeles now has some of the cleanest air of any major city.
We keep handing more money to the very for-profit insurance industry that is failing us.
While WKBM-27 morning host Dan Martin delivered his live morning newscast from home under COVID-19 quarantine lockdown, his cat Duke decided that showing the audience how to thoroughly clean one’s own anus was much more important than his owner’s news report.
US government officials in Washington, DC are preparing for a coronavirus epidemic in the capital similar to New York, one that could potentially cripple the government, according to US media reports.
On March 15, 2020, Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act—a surveillance law with a rich history of government overreach and abuse—expired. Along with two other PATRIOT Act provisions, Section 215 lapsed after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a broader set of reforms to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
Despite the near-universal assumption of individuality in biology, there is little agreement about what individuals are and few rigorous quantitative methods for their identification. A new approach may solve the problem by defining individuals in terms of informational processes.