Trump’s ‘lousy high-school diplomacy’ will backfire & isolate the USA – Ron Paul

Donald Trump’s statesmanship skills could leave the US isolated on the global stage, former congressman Ron Paul told RT, noting how the American head of state marked his G20 appearance with “high school” tantrums. Such an amateurish approach to diplomacy wherever “threats” are still involved, even when the US leader seemingly makes an effort “to […]

Trump threatens to cut federal aid to California over ‘lousy management’ of water & wildfires

US President Donald Trump is taking California to task for the management of its forests and dams, blaming red tape for the devastating forest fires and drought plaguing the bluest of blue states, and threatening to withhold aid. Speaking at a White House address on Tuesday, Trump was shocked that Californians weren’t using the water contained […]

The lousy performance of the US dollar following Fed rate hikes, in one chart

For those who like to dabble in currency trading — and there’s more than a few of you — the chart below may be of interest. From Nomura, it shows the reaction in the US dollar index, or DXY, before and after interest rate increases from the US Federal Reserve over the past few years. […]

We may now be able to engineer the most important lousy enzyme on the planet

Enlarge / To genetically engineer RuBisCo, we’ll no longer need all the time and space involved with these plants. (credit: Roy Kaltschmidt) The single most abundant protein on the planet isn’t actually very good at its job. And, unfortunately, its job is important: to pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and incorporate it into […]

Why You Feel Lousy After a Long Flight — And What You Can Do About It

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Philippines’ Duterte rejects ‘lousy’ probe, accuses anti-graft body of corruption

Published time: 2 Oct, 2017 03:56 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will not cooperate with a special investigation into his alleged wealth by the state’s anti-corruption agency, accusing the body of “selective justice” and prioritizing him over more serious violations. Last week the office of the Ombudsman confirmed it was investigating Duterte’s financial […]