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Arguing with Idiots: a Brief Guide

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People who tell you not to argue with idiots are probably idiots. Here's a handy guide on how to do it properly without being an idiot yourself.

Capitol Riots: Anatomy of a Catastrophe II – Electoral Boogaloo

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Scrapper again deconstructs the failures that lead to the latest major catastrophe befalling the United States, the how, why, and what the f

The Zipper Merge, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Traffic Engineers

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No, you're not being a nice guy by getting in line as soon as possible, you're making everyone's commute take longer.

Covid Denialist Physician Steven LaTulippe Stripped of License

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The Oregon physician who bragged about not wearing masks in his office is no longer a physician in Oregon.

On Remaining Unbiased in the Age of Bullshit

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The media needs to stop catering to both confirmation bias and the temper-tantrums of those who abuse it.

Remembering James Randi – Greatest Hits

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Remembering the legend that was "The Amazing" Randi and his life's work debunking supernatural con artists and frauds.

Failure is Part of the Process

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How mixed martial arts can teach us to correct the problems in our decision making and thought processes.

Know Your Bullshit – Magnified Minority

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A magnified minority is a type of bullshit in which a group of people on the fringes of an area of expertise is gathered to disingenuously misrepresent or undermine the consensus of that field. Here's how that works.

Know Your Bullshit: Firehosing

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If you feel like it's getting harder and harder to keep up with the stream of BS, that's because it is, and that's on purpose.