(Medical Department, U.S. Army) Wound Ballistics – Causative Agents of Battle Casualties in WWII

history.amedd.army.mil/booksdocs/wwii/woundblstcs/chapter1.htm#table14 CAUSATIVE AGENTS OF BATTLE CASUALTIES IN WORLD WAR II In order to determine which type of enemy weapon was most effective against U.S. troops in World War II, it would be necessary to know the causative agent for each wound inflicted. Not only was such information impossible to get for all areas for the […]

(Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research) The projected effect on insects, vertebrates, and plants of limiting global warming to 1.5°C rather than 2°C

science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6390/791 science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6390/791 Figure S6 indicates the projected changes in species richness globally at the four levels of warming (1.5°, 2°, 3.2°, 4.5°C above pre-industrial levels) and, where appropriate, (for animals) including or excluding realistic dispersal. … We find substantial benefits to limiting warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels as compared with 2°C by 2100. The […]

(GOP) Growth and Opportunity Project Report 2012

online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/RNCreport03182013.pdf As the co-chairs of the project, we were charged with making recommendations and assisting in putting together a plan to grow the Party and improve Republican campaigns. We were asked to dig deep to provide an honest review of the 2012 election cycle and a path forward for the Republican Party to ensure success […]

(Cambridge Health Alliance) COVID-19 Vaccine Primer for Primary Care

Last month, primary care doctor John Adams realized that coronavirus vaccines would be coming very soon, and he wasn’t ready for them. He didn’t know enough yet to counsel patients or make his own decision about whether to get one. And some of his colleagues at the Cambridge Health Alliance COVID-19 clinic in Somerville, Mass., […]

(Campbell Harvey) We are in another Bitcoin Bubble

This is not financial advice. Seek the counsel of trusted professionals applicable for your personal goals. Please do your homework. The word VALUE, it is to be observed, has two different meanings, and sometimes expresses the utility of some particular object, and sometimes the power of purchasing other goods which the possession of that object […]

(Bridgewater) Beyond the Election: What Doesn’t Change Will Be a Lot More Than What Does

While the US election is very important across many dimensions, it’s also worth keeping in mind that the dominant forces which are now shaping economic/market conditions will remain the dominant forces. We see the following conditions as the primary determinants of future economic/market outcomes: 1. The impact of the virus is likely to be big […]

Reichstag Fire

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichstag_fire The Reichstag fire (German: Reichstagsbrand, listen(help·info)) was an arson attack on the Reichstag building, home of the German parliament in Berlin, on Monday 27 February 1933, precisely four weeks after Adolf Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany. Hitler’s government stated that Marinus van der Lubbe, a Dutch council communist, was the culprit, […]