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All congressional districts should be required to be convex (in the mathematical sense).
 
This graphic [courtesy of Ready For Warren] should be an eye opener for many who do not understand the effects gerrymandering has on the political process. It explains how the Republicans were able to gain more seats despite losing the popular vote to Democrats in the last election. 
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... Actually, that doesn't work well, because it doesn't prohibit extremely wiggly districts...
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The only way I used to be able to tell whether it was a week with recycling pick up or not was to see if the neighbors were putting out their recycling.  Oddly, that's also what all the neighbors I talk to also say.
So, I have always wondered if there was one single organized person, four or five blocks away who remembers for the entire neighborhood.  Or, whether, perhaps it's a collective thing where all our faint and vague suspicions coalesce into a decision.  Perhaps someone puts out a tentative bag of recycling, then looks furtively at the neighbors a half hour later, and pulls it back if they haven't followed suit.

But now there's http://pgh.st, so I can save myself the trouble of vaguely philosophical ponderings.  It only works in Pittsburgh, though.  Sorry.
Forged from the depths of the 2014 SteelCity Codefest, PGH.ST mission is to help tame the complexity of the trash & recycling collections schedule for the City of Pittsburgh residents. PGH.ST Features: Search and view your home´s schedule for trash, recycling, and yard debris pickup: Partial ...
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Hmm. I usually put it off until after the neighbors have decided.
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GODDAMN THEM ALL! I WAS TOLD WE'D CRUISE THE SEAS FOR AMERICAN GOLD...

Seriously, this is such a good (not actually technically a) shanty. Like my other favorites, it just gets better every time I find a new cover.

Also, how amazing is everyone's hair here
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I could be wrong but I believe this falls under a ballad. Truly a ballad with an uncharacteristically nautical feel, but its no different from another Rogers' favorite, his cover of The Witch of the Westmoreland in that regard, an epic tale set to verse with a well defined structure of rhyme and syllable.
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Two mapmakers made the place up. It wasn't real. Then, oddly, it popped into being. I am not making this up. It happened. Then it un-happened.
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Krulwich is so good at what he does.
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The technology of the Salmon Cannon.
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I think that anyone with a bit of a sense of humor and artistic sensibilities would immediately understand and cooperate.
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Shell companies are used to shield the identities of buyers in the competition to secure condos at the Time Warner Center and other high-end buildings. This is the first installment in a five-part series.
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Today's snowstorm.
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You can now find ETF (exchange traded funds) that will let you (almost entirely) divest from fossil fuels.  Here's one example (but don't consider this an endorsement!)  It claims to behave much like a broad global stock index while reducing CO2 emission dramatically.
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Unlike Scrooge, we don’t get a spirit to show us what the future holds if we don’t change our ways. That’s what we have science for. In recent years, observations have confirmed the key projections climate scientists have been making for decades. But some of the most important impacts have been occurring much faster than scientists expected, including sea level rise. 


Unlike Scrooge, we don’t get a spirit to show us what the future holds if we don’t change our ways. That’s what we have science for.
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French onion soup good, beers OK, Ruben very good. Quiet atmosphere.
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We had fun. Friendly atmosphere, suitable for teenagers.
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Good pizza. Nice spicy tomato sauce, good crust. But somewhat too much cheese; if you eat a few slices and start walking rapidly, you may notice that your stomach is several steps behind. It tastes really good, but it's easy to overindulge.
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Walked in, bought a dog bed, left. Seems like a good place with a lot of pet supplies.
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They haven't lost my money and the website works; that's good. On the negative side, I did get dinged by a rather excessive overdraft charge once.
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It's a nice park with a truly impressive view down the river toward Pittsburgh. But I didn't see Elliott; I must have overlooked him.
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Flat, partially tree-covered and capable of supporting cars, the Galvez Lot is the epitome of single-level parking structures. Best of all, it can normally be found near Stanford University, a place that needs parking. It is a wonder of nature, and you stand in awe of the evolutionary processes that caused a parking lot to grow just in the place where it is needed most. (Well, locally anyway. Galvez Lot would be far more valuable in midtown Manhattan, but we presume its primitive parking-lot ancestors weren't able to cross the Mississippi.)
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