Mars Rover Finds Indicators of Seasonal Floods ars technica
Please see our publish on the FDA’s optical footwork on Ivermectin.
I do know a pediatrician who lastly caught COVID after 3.5 yrs who’s being advised she must return to work despite the fact that she remains to be testing optimistic (at 7 days) and feels terrible. One in all her primary jobs is to verify over newborns. That is scary and never OK. Lawsuits want to start out. https://t.co/nkoumYn7Nt
— Kimberly Prather, Ph.D. (@kprather88) August 11, 2023
And this with a lot much less testing than a 12 months in the past:
World Covid circumstances up 80% as new subvariant rises
The variety of new Covid-19 circumstances reported worldwide rose by 80% within the final month, the World Well being Group mentioned on Friday, days after designating a brand new “variant of curiosity”
Let’s do nothing .. https://t.co/OR12xW8riv
— Jess (@MeetJess) August 12, 2023
Maui locals publish footage of absolutely the carnage attributable to wildfires – with determined households swept out to sea as they fled the flames… 55 are confirmed lifeless and 1,000 lacking Every day Mail
Vegetation discover it more durable to soak up carbon dioxide amid international warming New Scientist (Dr. Kevin). Uh oh.
Are people a most cancers on the planet? A doctor argues that civilization is really carcinogenic Salon (Dr. Kevin). I recall E.O. Wilson saying how unlucky it was that people are meat-eating primates.
Liquid-Metallic Battery Will Be on the Grid Subsequent Yr IEEE Spectrum (Dr. Kevin)
China ‘could also be signalling unhappiness over nearer Philippine ties with US’ South China Morning Publish
Biden Warns China’s Economic system a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ Bloomberg (furzy)
— Casus Belli (@casusbellii) August 11, 2023
For these confused concerning the #ECOWAS Standby Drive, a couple of fundamental factors:
1) It’s the ECOWAS a part of the bigger African Standby Drive (ASF) construction, which includes 5 regional forces (North, Japanese, Western/ECOWAS, Central, and Southern). pic.twitter.com/k7w1Hzvpfi
— Paul D Williams (@PDWilliamsGWU) August 10, 2023
West African nations droop key army assembly on Niger coup 9 Information (Kevin W)
France wants Niger’s uranium
The US has a drone base in Niger
There is a pipeline deliberate to undergo Niger from Nigeria
Europe wants that pipeline now that the US blew up Nordstream
There’s loads of pursuits in Niger, none should do with democracy
— Black within the Empire (@blackintheempir) August 10, 2023
Britain has grow to be a monetary centre with a rustic connected. Brexit didn’t work. Levelling up fell on its face. Both a brand new method is required or the nation must attempt to goal non-income metrics to lift tangible dwelling requirements. Industrial coverage or household coverage! https://t.co/2aGLMXk96B
— Philip Pilkington (@philippilk) August 11, 2023
New Not-So-Chilly Conflict
Ukraine SitRep: The Finish Of The Counteroffensive Moon of Alabama
Poland to ship 10,000 troops to frame with Belarus (Anadolu Company)
Zelensky Fires Heads Of Navy Enlistment In All Ukrainian Areas Agence France-Presse. Scott Ritter has given a long-form description of how Ukraine recruitment is corrupt bounty-hunting, notably urgent clearly incapable males into service, corresponding to amputees and the cognitively poor, and everybody concerned must be prosecuted (Ritter used extra colourful phrases).
However the Instances make it sound like the actual situation was not dragooning males who had been certain to be ineffective in a army capability and die instantly, however the taking of bribes in return for getting out of service (which was most likely extra profitable than assembly physique rely targets). One has to imagine the variety of match younger Ukrainian males in European capitals has grow to be a humiliation. See Zelensky Cracks Down on Corruption in Navy Recruitment New York Instances (Kevin W). Oh, and this intervention conveniently comes after this horse has clearly left the barn and is within the subsequent county. Any man with sufficient dough has presumably already purchased his approach out of service and left Ukraine.
Why would the Wagner mercenaries be leaving Belarus simply weeks after arriving? DW Information, YouTube (furzy). The Institute for the Research of Conflict clearly has an axe to grind relating to Russia. These Wagner “mercenaries” had their arms taken from them earlier than they went to Belarus and had been purported to do coaching.
BlackRock, JP Morgan arrange ‘reconstruction financial institution’ for Ukraine Human Occasions (furzy). That is eyewash. Traders weren’t keen to purchase property and put money into the far more steady and fewer devastated Greece in 2015. There could also be a couple of fools however even assuming a post-war Ukraine, the $ gained’t add as much as a lot.
Wow, the assaults on the Intercept for its story on the US stress to take away Imran Khan simply hold coming:
That is actually humorous however amongst all the apparent unsuitable issues, The Intercept doesn’t have an workplace anymore after the pandemic…
Apart from that, nice stuff https://t.co/Aeuqh37lYj
— Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) August 11, 2023
US says no framework agreed but for Israel-Saudi deal Center East On-line
Huge Brother is Watching You Watch
Imperial Collapse Watch
BRICs wouldn’t be foolish sufficient to develop a gold-backed foreign money would they? Steve Eager (Micael T)
Scott Ritter: GAME OVER ZELENSKY! | MOATS with George Galloway YouTube (furzy). Opening remarks about China, Iran and Niger are informative.
Lambert had this yesterday in Water Cooler however this can be a must-watch. Reposting since an extended video suits weekend schedules higher than weekday.
Ep. 15 Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund reveals what actually occurred on January sixth. Our Fox Information interview with him by no means aired, so we invited him again. pic.twitter.com/opDlu4QGlp
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) August 10, 2023
Garland Appoints Weiss as Particular Counsel in Hunter Biden Inquiry New York Instances (Kevin W)
Hunter Biden plea deal talks collapse as particular counsel appointed Monetary Instances. Key assertion: “‘The DoJ “now believes that the case won’t resolve in need of a trial’, the courtroom submitting mentioned.”
Group Accuses Kellogg of ‘Sexualizing’ Merchandise Newser (Dr. Kevin)
Our No Longer Free Press
The swipe at different YouTubers cheapens Ritter’s assertion. He’s in a special class attributable to already having numerous enemies because of opposing the Iraq Conflict, and secondarily attributable to having extra stature than different YouTubers in consequence, so extra of a risk.
When it rains, it pours. The identical day that YouTube deplatformed “The Scott Ritter Present”, they deplatformed “Ask The Inspector.” This can be a focused effort by YouTube to take away/reduce my voice, and people of my friends and the individuals who took the time to ask probing questions on…
— Scott Ritter (@RealScottRitter) August 11, 2023
Grocery store AI Meal Planner App Suggests Recipe That Would Create Chlorine Gasoline Guardian. When you doubted Skynet is being incubated…
Authors concern they’ve little defence in opposition to AI impersonators New Scientist (Dr. Kevin)
Websites scramble to dam ChatGPT net crawler after directions emerge ars technica (furzy)
Google and Common Music negotiate deal over AI ‘deepfakes’ Monetary Instances
Conflict on Money
Backlash grows over banks’ push to show Australia right into a cashless society as branches shut and extra restrictions are positioned on how one can entry your money Every day Mail (furzy). Word banks in Australia already cost a ton in charges. It was inconceivable to have a checking account and pay lower than $25 a month. This in 2002-4. I doubt it has gotten higher. So residents accurately resent this transfer as profiteering. Article mentions excessive financial institution earnings
Is David Solomon Too Huge a Jerk to Run Goldman Sachs? New York Journal (furzy). Lordie. The final time a Goldman CEO was ousted was Jon Corzine attributable to bond buying and selling losses (the realm Corzine had been operating) throughout the Asian, then LTCM disaster.
Choose sends FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to jail, says crypto mogul tampered with witnesses Related Press (Kevin W). As I recall, the trial doesn’t begin till October and SBF would stay in jail no less than till it was over. He’s little doubt pinning his hopes on an attraction however his stunt of planting a derogatory story within the New York Instances about Caroline Ellison might be arduous to disregard. And the decide was fairly forgiving about his previous offenses. Have to be a really sluggish information day. That is the lead story on the pink paper.
Once I mentioned pple misplaced curiosity in bitcoin, it was primarily based on this: BTC Quantity is slowly disappearing, down >85% from the height.
As quantity drops, manipulations grow to be simpler however, in some unspecified time in the future, manipulators might want to exit.
That is how Open Ponzis implode. pic.twitter.com/K8fJDeaftw
— Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) August 11, 2023
WeWork’s Personal Workplace-Leasing Apocalypse Curbed (Kevin W)
Italy stands able to host as Musk talks up Zuckerberg rumble Reuters (furzy)
Jeff Bezos buys $68M mansion on Florida’s ‘Billionaire Bunker’ island New York Publish. Solely 3BR?
‘Disgusted’: K2 climbers underneath fireplace after surprising footage of fifty individuals strolling previous a dying man to summit ignites debate Sky Information (Kevin W) and Climber Accused of Stepping Over Dying Man on Approach to File Newser (Dr. Kevin)
Antidote du jour (Chet G):
And a bonus:
A cute little pig balancing on a ball.. pic.twitter.com/LrpukjYME4
— smol animals (@smolanimalx) August 12, 2023
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.