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Watch a husky react to smelling durian BoingBoing (resilc). Huskies are such drama queens 🙂

Chimps showcase their ‘signature’ drum beats BBC

It Was Battle. Then, a Rancher’s Truce With Some Pesky Beavers Paid Off. New York Instances (furzy)

Discovery suggests purple supergiant Betelgeuse was truly yellow 2,000 years in the past House (Kevin W)

Pioneering mathematical system paves approach for thrilling advances in well being, vitality, and meals business PhysOrg (David L)

A deeper dive into World Extensive Wind’s colossal, contra-rotating generators New Atlas (furzy)

The Fall of ‘Nature’ Quilette (Dr. Kevin). Whereas KLG says Quilette could possibly be on to one thing, the reliance on David Geary and Charles Murray to make the case is a giant purple flag.

Proportion of Heavy Ingesting Days Following Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy vs Placebo within the Therapy of Grownup Sufferers With Alcohol Use Dysfunction JAMA (David L)

Our brains exist in a state of “managed hallucination” MIT Expertise Evaluation (David L). So is actuality actual?



How nasal-spray vaccines might change the pandemic Nature (Dr. Kevin)


Coronavirus: Hong Kong chief John Lee says no choice made on any additional easing of lodge quarantine guidelines South China Morning Publish (resilc)

Local weather/Atmosphere

As Colorado River Dries Up, the U.S. Teeters on the Brink of Bigger Water Disaster Juan Cole (resilc)

Monitor Wildfires within the West New York Instances (David L) 🙁

Historic warmth dome units yet one more local weather document in Western US Widespread Science (David L)

Mysterious mass fish kill in Oder River expands downstream DW (resilc)

The Oilfield That Made the Ocean Burn Final Yr Is Now Spewing Methane Gizmodo (David L)

The Sonoran Desert Is Burning. Can the Saguaro Cactus Be Saved? Atlantic


US chip-export ban throws wrench into China AI works Asia Instances (Kevin W)

DMZ comedy ‘6/45’ a trigger to cry for Korea Asia Instances. Kevin W: “Trailer for this movie – (1:42 minutes)”

Previous Blighty

Liz Truss’s first cupboard: Who’s in and who’s out BBC (Kevin W)

Boris Johnson’s Horrible Parting Present Atlantic

New British PM Truss brings harder UK stance on China Reuters

Police concern exhausting winter of surging crime and civil unrest The Instances (Li)

New Not-So-Chilly Battle

Russia: Vladimir Putin slams sanctions in pitch for brand new world order DW. Textual content embedded on the finish of this submit. Observe this part:

Europe is about to throw its achievements in increase its manufacturing functionality, the standard of lifetime of its folks and socioeconomic stability into the sanctions furnace, depleting its potential, as directed by Washington for the sake of the notorious Euro-Atlantic unity. In reality, this quantities to sacrifices within the title of preserving the dominance of the US in world affairs.

Thailand hopes Putin will attend 2022 APEC summit in November TASS

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UN requires demilitarised zone round Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant Guardian (Kevin W). Observe your humble blogger has not regarded on the IAEA report. Nevertheless, as recounted right here, the IAEA appears to deal with the shelling as a danger however presents the state of the workers as major. Understand that implementing a DMZ can be a really favorable end result for Ukraine (it will considerably freeze the battle; it will be exhausting for Russia to marketing campaign round it). The meat is that the Ukrainian workers are principally being held hostage by Russian troopers to maintain the plant operating and they’re drained and really wired. So an answer would appear to be to exchange the Ukraine workers with Russians. Nevertheless…who needs to maneuver to Ukraine and work in a warfare zone? How a lot fight pay or different goodies wouldn’t it take? Are there idiosyncrasies with this plant that will make it exhausting to transition workers?

Oh, and individually there may be the wee downside of needing to cease the shelling. How lengthy earlier than Russia can get round to clearing an space of say 300 km across the plant? And are these areas ones Russia would have finally wished to “liberate” or not?

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EU plans windfall taxes to counter ‘astronomic’ vitality payments Monetary Instances

Is Russia′s financial system actually hurting? DW (resilc)

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Russia makes a U-turn on reciprocity insurance policies Gilbert Doctorow

Lance Gooden needs to make privateering nice once more Texas Sign (resilc)

US: Russia to purchase rockets, artillery shells from North Korea Related Press (resilc)

Somalia is on the verge of famine whereas the world appears to be like away Washington Publish (furzy)

Large Brother is Watching You Watch

Social media is a privateness danger even should you’re not signed up ZMEScience (Dr. Kevin)

Imperial Collapse Watch

California Blackouts Attainable as It Raises Grid Emergency to Highest Stage Bloomberg

FERC Gaslights America American Conservative (Li)

Pentagon Africa Analysis Contradicts Optimism of Austin Intercept. Resilc: “No terrorism=no price range= so lotzzzzzzzz of terror forward”

Mastermind of Navy bribery scheme escapes home arrest simply weeks forward of sentencing CNN (Kevin W)
Roundtable #19: Pepe Escobar, Andrei Martyanov YouTube. Chuck L: “Good dialogue however over 2 hours.”/blockquote>

Trump Raid

5 issues to observe as a particular grasp appears to be like at FBI’s seized Trump paperwork The Hill

Different Trump

Donald Trump Could Destroy the GOP Earlier than He Can Wreck Democracy New Republic (resilc)

Politico’s New Proprietor Requested His High Executives to ‘Pray’ For Trump to Be Re-Elected: Report NCRM (furzy)

Politico Proprietor Requested Execs to Pray for Trump’s Reelection: Report Rolling Stone (Paul R)

EXCLUSIVE Deal associate for Trump’s Reality Social fails to get backing for SPAC extension -sources Reuters (furzy)


What Was the Level of Joe Biden’s MAGA Speech? Jacobin (resilc)

GOP Clown Automotive

Deja vu: Republicans fracturing over Ukraine, identical to Korea Accountable Statecraft (resilc)

Extra Than 1 In 2 Individuals Will Have An Election Denier On The Poll This Fall FiveThirtyEight (resilc)

Steve Bannon faces state indictment in N.Y., will give up Thursday Star Tribune (furzy)

How a Billionaire’s “Assault Philanthropy” Secretly Funded Local weather Denialism and Proper-Wing Causes ProPublica

Why Are Conservatives Happier Than Liberals? RealClearScience (Dr. Kevin)

Woke Watch

Instructor who refused to make use of pupil’s gender-neutral pronouns is JAILED in Eire Each day Mail. Resilc: “At all times go together with ‘ya’ll’.”

Hashish legalization in US projected to price massive pharma billions New Atlas

The US Greenback’s Power Is Rippling Throughout the World Bloomberg

Volkswagen triggers landmark Porsche IPO plan, defying market doubts CNBC

Plug-in hybrids can drive us to our absolutely electrical future Axios. Resilc: “We had a Prius for 8 years. Good automotive, however too complicated to repair until you go to a ripoff supplier.”

Class Warfare

NLRB Calls for Starbucks’ Anti-Union CEO Report Video, Ship Apologies to Employees Vice (resilc)

With Housing Tight, New Vermont Academics Crash at an Inn Seven Days (resilc)

American staff want tons and plenty of robots Noah Smith (resilc)

Antidote du jour (Tracie H):

And a bonus (dk). This canine is a genius:

In order to not create a separate submit, placing the embed right here:

00 Putin Japanese Financial Discussion board plenary session • President of Russia

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

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