Musk Admits He Saw Azealia Banks, Unclear If He Was Tweeting On Acid

With Tesla stock crashing on Friday, suffering its worst weekly loss since 2016 as a result of the “tearful”, hour-long phone interview Elon Musk gave to the New York Times, in which the full state of his mental and emotional instability were finally revealed, many…

Weekend reads: Researcher loses grant following bullying allegations; 40+ retractions later, still an enigma; predatory journal critic suspended

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Liberty Weekly – Wild Wild Country Part 3

Show Notes: http://www.libertyweekly.net/85 http://www.libertyweekly.net/wwc In this summer special of the Liberty Weekly Podcast, I team up with Robert and Daniel from the Actual Anarchy Podcast for an in-depth discussion and analysis of Wild, Wild Country. Wild Wild, Country is a hit Netflix docuseries which tells…

Weekend reads: Why rhetoric and self-censorship is bad for science; an author threatens to sue his critics; why whistleblowing is critical

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Weekend reads: A gold star in astronomy; leading journals underrepresent women in photos; how papers can mislead

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Weekend reads: Medical device maker demands a retraction; an admission from a predatory publisher; a journal digs in and won’t retract

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John Hussman On FAANGs: “This Movie Has Played Out So Many Times, We’ve Memorized The Lines”

Excerpted from John Hussman’s Weekly Market Comment, …Notes on exponential revenue growth While we’re on the subject of extrapolation and speculative valuations, it may be useful to address the primary driver of market strength in recent weeks – the FAANG group comprised of Facebook, Apple,…

Weekend reads: “Chronic compulsive writing syndrome;” a new way to respond to rejection; rewards for a center that doesn’t yet exist

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BofA: Central Banks Have Unquestionably Exacerbated The Gap Between Rich And Poor

In his latest weekly Flow Show, BofA’s Michael Hartnett touches on a familiar topic: the rise of global populism and where it ultimately ends: “the end of central bank independence“, which he calls the ultimately populist policy.  Confirming something we have said since inception and…