Tag: Links

Links 9/12/18

Deglacial mobilization of pre-aged terrestrial carbon from degrading permafrost Nature Hurricane, Storm Surge Warnings Up for Carolinas; Florence May Stall Near Coast Weather Underground SC officials won’t evacuate prison ahead of hurricane The State ‘This is not their first rodeo’: How Chincoteague’s ponies will ride out Hurricane Florence USA Today […]

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Links 9/2/18

Readers, we have now entered one of our two yearly comments holidays, beginning today and continuing through and including Sunday September 9. Rescuing cobalt-eyed baby of the world’s fluffiest cat Siberan Times (guurst) Robotel: Japan hotel staffed by robot dinosaurs Phys.org. This is just…weird. Glory Days: Reviving Asbury Park, City […]

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Links 8/12/18

Police in Germany rescue man being chased by baby squirrel Guardian Crows trained to pick up litter at French theme park Independent Notes Nearing Ninety: Learning to Write Less Paris Review VS Naipaul, Nobel prize-winning British author, dies aged 85 Guardian. And see ‘Two worlds’: VS Naipaul’s 2001 Nobel lecture Scroll.in My ancestry test revealed a […]

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Links 8/11/18

Yves here. Maybe I should never travel again. Last year, on a trip to the West Coast where I also had 2 emergency room visits, I managed to lose a 22 karat gold earring that I cannot replace, either $-wise or style-wise. Tonight, I lost my laptop, which is an over $3k mess given that […]

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Links 8/10/18

Dear readers, Yves apologizes for the short rations of original posts and asks your forgiveness: She’s not feeling so hot.  –Jerri-Lynn ‘Drunk And Irritable’ Wasps Are Rampaging Through Britain, Experts Say KPIX5 CBS San Francisco. No, not The Onion. Diners discover rare blue lobster at Maine restaurant, insist he be set free Bangor Daily News (The Rev […]

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Links 8/1/18

Body-snatching fungi that give rise to sex-crazed cicadas before ripping off their genitals found to contain compounds seen in hallucinogenic drugs Daily Mail Are Stock Buybacks Starving the Economy? The Atlantic Junk Bonds Are Treasures When No One Is Borrowing Bloomberg Online Lenders and Payment Companies Get a Way to Act More Like Banks NYT […]

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Links 7/31/18

WATCH: Surveillance video shows trio stealing shark by disguising it as a baby KSAT Fishing May Be Making Fish Less Sociable, More Aggressive National Geographic Black-Footed Ferret: The Species That Recovered from Extinction ThoughtCo How the heat is affecting German agriculture, business Handelsblatt Droughts, heatwaves and floods: How to tell when climate change is to […]

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Links 7/30/18

International Tiger Day 2018: successes, and the challenges The Hindu. Better I post this a day late, than never– belated happy international tiger day! ‘Panicked’ kangaroo smashes way into Australian home BBC The rise and fall of bees Economist (David L) From Wales to the Champs-Élysées: the selfless rise of Geraint Thomas The Guardian The […]

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Links 7/29/18

Geraint Thomas set to win Tour de France after taking yellow jersey to Paris Guardian Les Moonves and CBS Face Allegations of Sexual Misconduct. New Yorker. Ronan Farrow trikes again. Mary Ellis, wartime volunteer who flew Spitfires, dies at 101 WaPo Portrait of an Artist as an Old Man: Mel Brooks in His 90s Atlantic […]

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Links 7/28/18

Worms frozen in permafrost for up to 42,000 years come back to life Siberian Times After Last Year’s Hurricanes, Caribbean Lizards Are Better at Holding on for Dear Life The Atlantic ‘We have caught (them) in the act’: Beavers are invading Alaska, the final frontier Vancouver Sun Scorched earth: the world battles extreme weather FT […]

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Links 7/27/18

Screenwriter Dies at Age 100, Of “Rashomon,” 1950, Greatest Film of Japan Ever. Angry Bear World’s rarest kittens rescued in the Scottish Highlands Independent. From earlier this month, but so cute! These six species are about to be sacrificed for the oil and gas industry Guardian Roundworms Just Came Back to Life After 40,000 Years […]

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Links 7/26/18

Oregon woman finds cougar in living room, says telepathy helped her get it out OregonLive 1 Hen, 76 Ducklings: What’s the Deal With This Picture? New York Times (Glenn F) Business students more likely to have a brain parasite spread by cats New Scientist Water on Mars! Really for Real This Time (Probably) The Planetary […]

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Links 7/25/18

ps://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/07/24/michael-gove-releases-beavers-wild-help-stop-flooding/” rel=”nofollow”>Michael Gove releases beavers into the wild to help stop flooding Telegraph (David L). If Gove also had beavers that would stop Brexit, I’m sure he’d have turned them into hats for the Ultras long ago. Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 shortlist – in pictures Guardian (EM) Laos dam collapse: Race to rescue […]

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Links 7/24/18

Camping only a holiday if your house is worse than a tent Daily Mash Two Dozen Raccoons Die in Viral ‘Zombie’ Outbreak in New York Inverse 🙁 Laos dam collapse: ‘hundreds missing’ after villages flooded Guardian. More 🙁 Japan heatwave declared natural disaster as death toll mounts BBC Smartphone addiction: big tech’s balancing act over […]

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Links 7/23/18

In pictures: Fighting the Swedish wildfires BBC (DL). Is It Safe to Eat Local Produce After a Wildfire? Pacific Standard. News you can use! Backlash Against “War on Cash” Reaches Washington & China Wolf Street Mark Zuckerberg is a horror show. But there’s a glimmer of truth hidden in his latest blunder. Margaret Sullivan, WaPo […]

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Links 7/22/18

Ecuador Will Imminently Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange and Hand Him Over to the UK. What Comes Next? The Intercept Multimillion-dollar award against PwC is window into typically secret auditor settlements Francine McKenna, MarketWatch The Case of the Khrapunovs The Diplomat Nobel Symposium on Money and Banking Day 1 The Grumpy Economist. Day 2. St. […]

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Links 7/21/18

Humans are altering seasonal climate cycles worldwide Nature An ice shelf melts and the world’s sea levels gain an inch The Outline (DL). Hot Times for Reindeer: All-Time Records Melt in Lapland Weather Underground A Court Decision in California Threatens to Erode the Constitutional Right to a Lawyer The Intercept Brexit Barnier adopts conciliatory tone […]

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Links 5/20/18

Buried by the Ash of Vesuvius, These Scrolls Are Being Read for the First Time in Millennia Smithsonian DIVE UNDER THE ICE WITH THE BRAVE ROBOTS OF ANTARCTICA Wired Heatwave: Is there more crime in hot weather? BBC Hidden Gem for Big Oil in Carbon Tax Plan: Ending Climate Liability Suits Climate Liability News It’s […]

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Links 7/19/18

Collapse of civilizations worldwide defines youngest unit of the Geologic Time Scale International Commission on Stratigraphy. News you can use! Lawmaker Questions U.S. Trustee Over McKinsey’s Conflict Disclosures Gretchen Morgenson and Tom Corrigan, WSJ Senators Want to Sneak Safety Exemptions for Self-Driving Cars Into Law StreetsBlog USA Can we remove a trillion tons of carbon […]

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Links 7/18/18

Archaeologists find world’s oldest bread and new evidence of sophisticated cooking dating back 14,000 years Independent Why the UK has so many words for bread BBC George Soros Bet Big on Liberal Democracy. Now He Fears He Is Losing. NYT An Ancient Mystery Henge Has Appeared in ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Discovery in Ireland Science […]

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Links 7/17/18

If any New York-area readers plan to attend the event below, we’d certainly welcome a report. Leave a comment and we’ll get in touch via mail. We asked psychologists why so many rich people think the apocalypse is coming Salon What Would You Pay to Live by the Water? The Premium Is Falling Bloomberg Brexit […]

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Links 7/16/18

If you’re neuroscientist Brenda Milner, this is how you turn 100 years old Stat France set for heroes’ welcome after thrilling World Cup win AFP Think everyone died young in ancient societies? Think again Aeon A Spitting Image NYRB Our homes don’t need formal spaces Curbed. Kate Wagner– creator of McMansion Hell. American History for […]

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