Tag: Links

Links 6/18/19

The League of Entropy Forms To Offer Acts of Public Randomness Duo Dogs’ eyes evolve to appeal to humans BBC Cheddar To The Rescue? UK Company Uses Cheese To Power 4,000 Homes OilPrice Robocalls Are Overwhelming Hospitals and Patients, Threatening a New Kind of Health Crisis Washington Post China? Huawei Says US Ban Hurting More […]

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Links 6/17/19

Largest world stock of animal-killing virus destroyed by UK lab BBC Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia Guardian In Pablo Picasso’s Studio During the Nazi Occupation of Paris Literary Hub NEW UNDER-18 MODEL BANS ARE CHANGING HOW AGENCIES RECRUIT AND SIGN TALENT Fashionista Waste Watch Where does your plastic […]

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Links 6/16/19

Chief of Naval Operations lauds return to tradition of ‘false flag’ operations Duffelblog Target’s computer systems reportedly went down nationally, prompting long lines and confusion MarketWatch ‘Software engineering’ was a joke until the mission to the Moon made it the future Fast Company Hackers behind the world’s deadliest code are probing US power firms MIT […]

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Links 6/15/19

Trump says his UK visit was the most fun Queen had in 25 years NY Post. Indeed. Darwin’s Finches Are In Danger Because a Parasite Is Changing Their Mating Song Vice (see the website of the Galapagos Conservation Trust for background and context: DARWIN’S FINCHES) A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, […]

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Links 6/14/19

Yes, Saturn’s Rings Are Awesome — NASA’s Cassini Showed Us Just HOW Awesome. Space.com ‘Giants Of The Monsoon Forest’ Explores The Lives Of Working Elephants In Asia NPR Empire of Meat The Baffler Rising methane: A new climate challenge Science Exxon, Saudis Bet on Plastics Growth in Giant Gulf Coast Plant Bloomberg Answering Questions About […]

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Links 6/13/19

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange The Guardian Wine has barely changed since Roman times, and that’s a problem TreeHugger France’s fascinating ‘wine treatment’ BBC. From last month, still worth a read. THE TOP SECRET COLD WAR PROJECT THAT PULLED CLIMATE SCIENCE FROM THE ICE Wired Walking Alone: On “Digital Minimalism LA […]

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Links 6/12/19

Mass anomaly detected under the moon’s largest crater Phys.org. It’s the aliens’ stranded interstellar vessel. Because Everything Is Like CalPERS, they’ve have been looking for it here on Earth; that’s why all the UFOs. Hopefully, they read Links and will redirect their search. Still snarling after 40,000 years, a giant Pleistocene wolf discovered in Yakutia […]

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Links 6/11/19

Yves apologizes for the lack of original posts: She’s not only swamped by moving and travel preparations, she’s working on a CalPERS story. –lambert Some Ohio farmers won’t plant crops at all because of rain AgPro Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water NYT NOAA forecasts very large ‘dead zone’ for Gulf of Mexico […]

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Links 6/10/19

Seagull captured stealing lobster roll; ‘This is why we can’t have nice things’ WCVB (EJ). One Company Is Making Money From News and It Rhymes With ‘Shmoogle’ New York Magazine New York Times Reporters Perpetuate Popular Corporate Governance Myths Francine McKenna, Medium A Swedish Court Injects Some Sense Craig Murray. Assange. Adversarial interoperability: reviving an […]

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Links 6/9/19

Toxic PFAS Chemicals Found in Maine Farms Fertilized with Sewage Sludge The Intercept. I was saying just the other day that stuff was nasty. Turns out there’s more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch USA Today Quiet U.S. Fire Season May Get Active Later This Year Weather Underground California […]

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Links 6/8/19

Did the Romans really reach Scotland? BBC A Former Military Operative Sets Sights on Poachers Der Spiegel Brutal Truths American Conservative How Proslavery Was the Constitution? New York Review of Books Lost in Space Jeff Bezos interrupted by protester, says space exploration is necessary to ‘save the Earth’ CNBC. What a nutter! How about spending […]

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Links 6/7/19

Watch an elephant ‘count’ simply by using its sense of smell Science Little legal recourse for astronomers concerned about Starlink Space News Global bond market has biggest inflows in over four years FT Machinery sector falls fastest in Asia sector PMI in May Nikkei Asian Review This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may […]

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Links 6/6/19

Dolphins Rescue an Exhausted Dog Drowning in Florida Canal in the Most Incredible Way Epoch Times (David L) Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar Associated Press (David L) Metal foam stops .50 caliber rounds as well as steel – at less than half the weight PhysOrg. Chuck L: “Arms race.” Drinking unsalted […]

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Links 6/5/19

Researchers strapped video cameras on 16 cats and let them do their thing. Here’s what they found Science Golden retriever named Mueller is mayor of Southern California town ABC. From before Mueller was Mueller. The Dummy Company at the Heart of Deutsche Bank Money Laundering Probe ICIJ CRA signs secret settlement with wealthy KPMG clients […]

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Links 6/4/19

Physicists can predict the jumps of Schrodinger’s cat (and finally save it) PhysOrg (Robert M) NOAA Is Investigating 70 Gray Whale Deaths Along the West Coast Smithsonian (David L) This animation shows all recorded earthquakes from 1901 – 2000 You Tube (furzy) Analysis of 4 Million Pitches Shows How Many Mistakes Umpires Make Ponderwall (Chuck […]

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Links 6/2/19

Muslims of early America Aeon Superyacht Lost At Sea After Falling Off Cargo Ship International Business Times Oops. Abortion Rights Are More Popular Than You Think Jacobin Why New York Can’t Have Nice Things New York magazine Why we need to start drinking coffee like Italians TreeHugger Antonio Salieri’s Revenge New Yorker Ultra-processed foods linked […]

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Links 6/1/19

Dear patient readers, By virtue of being out of my normal routine, I am working while in a room where old syndicated TV shows are airing. This particular channel regularly runs ads from the “Call me Alabama” ambulance-chaser. Tonight was an ad from a different law firm fishing for agricultural, yard, and pool workers who […]

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Links 5/31/19

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Ars Technica The Church of England’s Mission to Change Investment Der Spiegel Climate Proposals Fail at Exxon, Chevron Shareholder Meetings Climate Liability News A Strange Blight London Review of Books. Review of Library of American edition of Silent Spring, a book I first […]

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Links 5/30/19

Animals will ‘downsize’ over the next century, new study says. Here’s why. NBC From guurst: An old beer bottle in Monks Wood NNR, used as an anvil to smash open countless snails by countless Song Thrushes. The bottle may have been used by the birds for more than half a century, it’s embossed ‘Huntingdon Breweries […]

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Links 5/29/19

SpaceX’s Starlink has a new foe: Astronomers Axios High radiation levels found in giant clams near U.S. nuclear dump in Marshall Islands Los Angeles Times Historic Flooding on the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas Weather Underground World Happiness Report 2019 (PDF) John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey D. Sachs Brexit Brexit: John Bercow […]

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