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Etymology From The Epidemiologist, part 2


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Today’s post is about language, specifically the historical origins of certain phrases, like a follow-up to this post. But first, a quick note about a TV show… Continue reading Etymology From The Epidemiologist, part 2

Etymology From The Epidemiologist


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Yes, I am procrastinating once more.  I am fond of saying that I am a professional crastinator, which would be funny if (a) there existed such  a thing as a crastinator, and (b) as a professional, I were actually paid for such a thing. Continue reading Etymology From The Epidemiologist

2013’s Scientific Breakthroughs


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io9.com has a great list of “The 18 Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2013“.  I find this list most intriguing, and I’m particularly moved by these 4:

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