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The World’s Oldest Cat Door Has Been Letting Working Cats Enter the Cathedral For the reason that 14th Century MyModernMet (David L)

Formidable effort works to seek for the legendary Loch Ness Monster YouTube (furzy)

Prehistoric hen as soon as thought extinct returns to New Zealand wild Guardian (Kevin W)

At This Film, Their Telephones Gained’t Trouble You. Their Barking May. New York Instances (furzy)

Scientists Engineered a See-Via Squid With Its Mind In Plain View NPR

The Hidden Mind Connections Between Our Arms and Tongues Quanta (David L)

Extremely-processed meals: what are they and what are the dangers to well being? Guardian (furzy)


This Fall’s Covid Variant May Actually Be Completely different Wall Avenue Journal (David L)

A molnupiravir-associated mutational signature in world SARS-CoV-2 genomes MedRxIv (ma)

ma per the tweet beneath: “I can’t make up my thoughts about this man, however assuming his vaccine is legit, AND already up to date, why is it not out there?” Word Novavax, which was permitted, I’m informed is just about unimaginable to get. And GM responded:

In some way I had missed that they already jacked up the costs to “market charges”…

However anyway, $130 are higher invested in a big amount of N95 masks. That can shield you a lot better.

Eugenicism sighting courtesy the BBC:

Local weather/Atmosphere

Carbon emissions discovered to price the world’s economies 4 occasions as a lot as they did 10 years in the past PhysOrg (David L)

Japan startup goals to sort out Asia’s visitors jams with EV sky trams Nikkei

Greater than half of European ski resorts dealing with ‘very excessive danger’ from local weather change, research finds ABC Australia (Kevin W)

Former coal employee makes use of drones to reveal his state’s mining trade: ‘I’m going to price them as a lot cash as I humanly can’ The Cool Down (David L)


Secret escape slide for Taiwan’s former chief attracts within the crowds – simply don’t ask for a go Guardian (furzy)

Pentagon Bets On Fast Manufacturing of Autonomous Methods To Counter China Politico

Why China is reluctant to launch a large financial bailout South China Morning Publish

China’s Actual Property Disaster Threatens $100 Billion Forest Metropolis Bloomberg


Can’t affirm extent of this motion, nonetheless:

European Disunion

EU’s €86bn finances battle casts shadow over Ukraine funding Monetary Instances

Germany: Low client confidence anticipated to dip additional DW

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict. All of this “We are going to help Ukraine for so long as it takes” more and more echoes Croesus’ famed misinterpretation the oracle’s recommendation of the results of his invading Persia. The life like limits of “so long as it takes” just isn’t the defeat or destruction of Russia however the destruction of Ukraine as a functioning nation.

‘Dying by the handfuls day by day’ – Ukraine losses climb BBC. Extra admissions in opposition to curiosity.

Misplaced in translation: Germany’s challenges coaching Ukrainian troopers Monetary Instances (furzy)

“The chance of getting damage might be larger in Rinkeby than in Kharkiv” Aftonbladet by way of machine translation. Micael T:

Rinkeby = an space Stockholm with plenty of immigrants and was once stricken by ghetto issues. The phrase “Rinkeby” continues to be used as an emblem for violence, poverty and immigrant ghetto normally although they’ve carried out fairly some work to enhance the realm.


Zelensky calls for Western cash to carry elections RT. In case you missed it. Apparently one in every of Zelensky’s spin-doctors received wind of accelerating unhealthy press within the West about Ukraine’s faux democracy, as within the cancellation of elections till the struggle was over and the outlawing of all opposition events and located a method to attempt to flip it to their benefit.

Finest in Hell: Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Quintessentially Trendy Russian Hero Scott
Ritter (furzy)


Pakistan court docket suspends ex-PM Imran Khan’s conviction in state presents case Aljazeera

Liberia to concede territory to UAE agency in carbon offset deal Center East Eye

Large Brother is Watching You Watch

>Suella Braverman doesn’t rule out GPS tagging of Channel migrants BBC (Kevin W)

Imperial Collapse Watch

PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Dialectic of the Draft Consortium Information (Kevin W)

‘Each flight is a studying occasion’: why the V-22 Osprey plane received’t be grounded regardless of dozens of crashes and 54 fatalities The Dialog (Kevin W)

India, the reluctant BRICS traveller Indian Punchline. A bitter observe in invoking the bogus “petrodollar” notion however in any other case helpful.

It’s one factor for Taleb to be sniping however I’m very stunned to see this: BRICS Growth: Keep in mind the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact? Counterpunch


Federal decide units March trial date in Trump’s election interference case NBC

Sure, Trump was Looking for One other Recount or Investigation in Georgia: A Response to the Washington Publish Jonathan Turley

GOP Strikes to Oust Georgia Prosecutor Who Indicted Trump Intercept (furzy). From a number of days in the past, nonetheless germane. A few of the writing is lower than ultimate. A bunch filed for a preliminary injunction v. this effort. I don’t see something suggesting it has but been granted. Plus as I learn Wikipedia, the Georgia Supreme court docket consists of Republican appointees….


Nationwide Archives admits it has 5,400 Biden pseudonym emails from his vice presidency New York Publish

Burisma’s Devon Archer met with then-Secretary of State Kerry simply weeks earlier than Shokin was fired Fox (Chuck L)

Word the logs would simply set up contact however that may then show grounds for the Republicans to name the guests as witnesses, assuming an impeachment inquiry, which appears seemingly:

Biden grew to become Ukraine’s hostage, Russian Safety Council deputy chairman says TASS (Chuck L). Word I had hassle attending to TASS with my proxy server set to the US….perhaps only a fluke…

GOP Clown Automotive

Vivek Ramaswamy needs Elon Musk to be his presidential adviser—and likes the chainsaw method he used at Twitter Fortune (furzy)

EXCLUSIVE: Vivek Ramaswamy claims he’s too busy campaigning for President to offer proof in multi-million greenback court docket case Day by day Mail (Li)


Behind the AI increase, a military of abroad employees in ‘digital sweatshops’ Detroit Information (ma)

Closed to OpenAI CNN Newsletters CNN Newsletters (furzy)

Medicare Sufferers Could Quickly See Their Prices Come Down Bloomberg (furzy)

US client bust shrinks world commerce Asia Instances (Kevin W)

The Bezzle

All of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Proposed Skilled Witnesses Ought to Be Barred From Testifying: DOJ Coindesk

Foxconn Places Its Empty Buildings In Wisconsin Up For Sale Guardian

SEC Says NFTs Offered by an LA-based Leisure Agency Are Securities Fortune

Class Warfare

How We Forgot the “Jobs” A part of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Intercept

Job cuts within the automotive provide trade and the function of the IG Metall union WSWS

Antidote du jour. gsl: “Second household of birds that we have now had in our entryway alcove this yr. One of many little guys.”

And a bonus (Chuck L):

See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.

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