Update from the Editor538Refugees has been parked since the 2012 election. Given the current election activity commentary may resume however the site name and format will change and these articles will exist as an archive on the new site.
- @JewelStaite Alan took it pretty well, tho 4 years ago
- @JewelStaite Okay, that was just sad. In a funny kind of way 4 years ago
- @JewelStaite Could be worse. You could be baking a Wraith. 4 years ago
- @JewelStaite Your Dad died. I think we can forgive you. And we do. My prayers are with you 5 years ago
- @WillMcAvoyACN Ah the plot line from last week. Life really does imitate art. 5 years ago
Monthly Archives: March 2011
It’s getting harder for the Post Office to deliver mail to Santa Claus. Why? Because the Earth’s north magnetic pole that pilots use for reference in navigation is on the move. I’m sure many of you remember elementary school science … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been brooding over this photograph: Isn’t it stunning? Less than 25 years ago, right here in America, but this image might as well be from another era on a different planet.
“You’re never the same once the air hits your brain.” — Bitter neurosurgeon’s joke, source unknown After dipping my toe in the water with Saturday’s micro-post, I was convinced by the readers of this blog that a “teachable moment” exists … Continue reading
Many people are concerned about possible exposure to radiation as a result of a potential meltdown in the Fukushima reactors. I’ve only got time for a quick cut here, and will say more in the comments below if asked, but … Continue reading
2012 Contender Series: I ♥ Huckabee (Updated: May 14, 2011. Huckabee announced at the end of his Fox show tonight that he would not seek candidacy for President. He cited that while “The external signs…point strongly towards running” that upon … Continue reading
(Ed. Note: 538 Refugees occasionally hosts guest editorials. This week’s guest is Brian K. White. Regular readers will know him as a refugee from the old fivethirtyeight.com days as 10kZebra. A Seattle native who has worked for nine years as the … Continue reading
An interesting strategy has been used of late that brings up a lot of ethical questions. I touched on it a few articles back when Anonymous hacked into HBGary and discovered that they were creating fake constituencies to foster an … Continue reading
Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. This week’s main topics are the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the continued threat of … Continue reading
I remember when I was young, I used sit in front of the TV watching reruns of Star Trek with a K-Mart tape recorder to capture all the dialogue. I would give the evil glare to anyone who spoke or … Continue reading