- https://blog.plover.com/law/pecos-river.html - Water wars between Texas and New Mexico
- https://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/ramanujan/ramanujan_whittier_web.pdf - Ramanujan's easiest formula.
- Paul's online math notes (lamar.edu)
Useful resouce for math tutorials and notes.
- Testing for divisibility by 19 (plover.com)
- https://acoup.blog/2020/09/18/collections-iron-how-did-they-make-it-part-i-mining - Insightful articles on iron and steel production in the olden days. It comes in many parts. Very long and detail oriented.
- https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2771095 - Effects of Time-Restricted Eating on Weight Loss and Other Metabolic Parameters
This randomized clinical trial analyzed the effects of time-restricted eating on weight loss. They did not find any statistically significant benefit compared to the control group. 116 adults participated. So it is not a very big study… but an important data point never the less.
- 2020-10-26 https://acoup.blog/2019/07/26/collections-war-elephants-part-i-battle-pachyderms/ - Very insightful articles on war elephants. Very long. It comes in three parts.
- How did the elephant function in battle?
- If elephants are such awesome weapon systems, why did the Romans defeat and then abandon them (and why did the Chinese never meaningfully adopt them)?
- If elephants were as useless as the Romans thought, why did Indian kings kept using them?
- 2020-10-10 Costco has sanitizing wipes; All clear brand; 320 wipes; $13.
- 2020-10-03 https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.29.20164020v1
Researchers suggest that while diabetes is an independent risk factor for COVID-19-related mortality, this risk is dramatically reduced in subjects taking metformin, raising the possibility that metformin may provide a protective approach in this high risk population. Metformin is a cheap and popular anti-diabetes drug.
- 2020-10-01 https://www.biznews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/illustration-7.png (biznews.com)
tags | things that matter, things you can control, venn diagram
referenced in | https://www.biznews.com/thought-leaders/2014/09/16/investing-guru-carl-richards-6-ways-finance-industry-can-reform-change-investing-world → scroll all the way to the bottom to point 6, “Let go”.
- 2020-09-25 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/03/science/floating-upside-down-liquid.html
Researchers identified that objects could float along the bottom layer of a levitating liquid. They demoed it using a toy boat.
- 2020-09-11 Vitamin D, part 1: back to basics (devaboone.com)
Written by a parathyroid surgeon who performed over 3500 parathyroid operations. Parathyroids are the glands in the neck that regulate Calcium.
- 2020-09-10 JPMorgan Top Brass Tell Trading-Floor Staff to Come Back to the Office (wsj.com)
- 2020-09-10 SEC Charges Interactive Brokers with Repeatedly Failing to File SARs (sec.gov)
- 2020-09-07 Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory discovered a new electrocatalyst that converts carbon dioxide into ethanol - https://www.anl.gov/article/turning-carbon-dioxide-into-liquid-fuel
- 2020-08-31 Conventions for Command Line Options(nullprogram.com)
- 2020-08-21 Top Spenders(opensecrets.org)
- 2020-08-19 University Endowment Sued for Under performing the S&P 500 (institutionalinvestor.com)
- 2020-08-18 Goldman revamps employee reviews, opening door to greater job cuts (reuters.com)
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