Month: February 2017

It’s all the large hadron collider’s fault

https://www.ft.com/content/aaa5860c-fcce-11e6-8d8e-a5e3738f9ae4 When CERN turned on the Large Hadron Collider, it created a rift in the space-time continuum and did something nobody held possible: it strengthened the force described by Murphy’s law. We now live in a different, parallel universe. The pottiest stuff happens. It’s not just Brexit or Trump. A new theory suggests that gravity …

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Populism and the Dutch elections

https://www.ft.com/content/c44350c6-f85f-11e6-bd4e-68d53499ed71 Solid article, pity that the headline doesn’t at all reflect the in-depth analysis presented. Because apparently the Dutch aren’t going to give populist disruption as much of a podium as in the UK or US. Still, many parties have embraced it to degrees. Even the Moroccan born Labour mayor of Rotterdam has at times …

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