Alien Supercivilizations Absent from 100,000 Nearby Galaxies

What I am reading: Orange whorls of star-warmed dust fill the Andromeda galaxy’s spiral arms in this false-color mid-infrared image from NASA’s WISE space telescope. Such images…, Alien Supercivilizations Absent from 100,000 Nearby Galaxies, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alien-supercivilizations-absent-from-100-000-nearby-galaxies/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Planned Rollback of Climate Rules Unlikely to Achieve All Trump’s Goals

What I am reading: A shuttered coal mining site in Letcher County, Ky. George Etheredge for The New York Times President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday to…, Planned Rollback of Climate Rules Unlikely to Achieve All Trump’s Goals, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/27/climate/planned-rollback-of-climate-rules-unlikely-to-achieve-all-trumps-goals.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Love Letters of Manly Men

What I am reading: A letter from Joe DiMaggio to Marilyn Monroe in 1954 shortly after their divorce was announced. Julien’s Auctions Flowers, trinkets, borrowed sweaters and other…, The Love Letters of Manly Men, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/25/opinion/sunday/the-love-letters-of-manly-men.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era

What I am reading: The Senate vote on Thursday foreshadowed a broader rollback of tech and telecom policies that have drawn the ire of conservatives and companies such as AT&T and…, Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/technology/congress-moves-to-strike-internet-privacy-rules-from-obama-era.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle – NYTimes.com

What I am reading: Photo Credit Getty Images Phys Ed Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. If there is a holy grail of weight loss, it would be a program that allows…, A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle – NYTimes.com, http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/03/a-diet-and-exercise-plan-to-lose-weight-and-gain-muscle/?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

In Georgia, reaction to KKK banner is a sign of the times

What I am reading: City officials take down a KKK sign from a vacant building downtown in Dahlonega, Ga., on Feb. 16. Residents said the banner left them both surprised and…, In Georgia, reaction to KKK banner is a sign of the times, https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/in-northern-georgia-a-kkk-banner-seemed-to-some-a-sign-of-the-times/2017/03/12/de5a3518-05bd-11e7-b9fa-ed727b644a0b_story.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Return confiscated property? Never, says India’s government

What I am reading: IT WAS passed on a hasty voice vote, with only 31 of the Rajya Sabha’s 244 members present. All were from the ruling party and ten, oddly enough, were cabinet…, Return confiscated property? Never, says India’s government, http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21718915-even-if-it-has-rig-parliamentary-vote-prevent-it-return-confiscated-property-never-says, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,