‘Splooting’ squirrels on Staten Island? NYC Parks sheds mild on this weird conduct. SI Reside (DL).
Angels Announce McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines On New Earth Will Work 67% Of The Time Babylon Bee. Someone alert Stoller.
Rhine River at Kaub drops under transit ranges, Germany The Watchers
China’s Yangtze river shrinks as heatwave, drought threaten crops Reuters
Panama Canal grapples with local weather change menace Hellenic Delivery Information
International warming placing world’s greatest ice sheet at better threat than scientists beforehand thought Each day Maverick
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A protracted thread on designing swales to seize water:
So… let’s say you’re involved a couple of 100” rain 🌧 occasion in an space with soil compaction, overdevelopment, lack of floor cowl… what do you do?
A: you propose for it. https://t.co/0yKiCHzakK
— BUILD SOIL; Plant Chestnuts! (@BuildSoil) August 14, 2022
How does younger soil assist plants? Soils Matter, Get the Scoop
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Local weather change is making a whole lot of ailments a lot worse Nature
Meet the workforce of volunteers eradicating invasive species from native parks Capital Each day
Morphological, mobile, and molecular foundation of mind an infection in COVID-19 sufferers PNAS. n = 26. From the Summary: “Neurological signs are among the many most prevalent of the extrapulmonary issues of COVID-19, affecting greater than 30% of sufferers. On this research, we offer proof that extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is discovered within the human mind, the place it infects astrocytes and to a lesser extent, neurons….. Our knowledge assist the mannequin wherein SARS-CoV-2 reaches the mind, infects astrocytes, and consequently, results in neuronal loss of life or dysfunction. These deregulated processes might contribute to the structural and purposeful alterations seen within the brains of COVID-19 sufferers.”
Has COVID-19 subverted world well being? Pandemic
China publicizes new Taiwan drills as US delegation visits AP
Jörg Wuttke on China’s Self-Destruction The Wire. President of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China.
China house costs fall for eleventh straight month as suspended building, mortgage boycott and weak financial system hit gross sales South China Morning Submit
China Youth Jobless Fee Hits Document 20% in July on Covid Woes Bloomberg. How does a supposedly Socialist state even have a jobless fee?
Leaked Knowledge Present China’s Inhabitants Is Shrinking Quick Mission Syndicate
“Cha Bu Duo”: The expression that fills western producers in China with dread Sourcing Allies
Don’t Rule Out Intervention within the Solomon Islands The Nationwide Curiosity
Secret swearing in of Scott Morrison to three portfolios ‘very peculiar’ ABC Australia. Which Darkish Scotty couldn’t have accomplished with out a sign-off from the Governor Normal:
Tough to see how the Governor-Normal can proceed in his position. He was made complicit in a cover-up of unprecedented constitutional seriousness, and he cannot disguise behind the Scott-like defence of “it wasn’t my job to inform anybody”. https://t.co/9aBErjVWDr
— marquelawyers (@marquelawyers) August 15, 2022
Over 70 Economists Name for Biden Administration to Return Afghanistan’s Central Financial institution Reserves CEPR
The Shutdown of the Israeli Consciousness Haaretz. Appears to have wider utility.
‘We killed slightly boy, however it was inside the guidelines’ +972
New Not-So-Chilly Chilly Warfare
Henry Kissinger Is Anxious About ‘Disequilibrium’ WSJ. “We’re on the fringe of battle with Russia and China on points which we partly created, with none idea of how that is going to finish or what it’s speculated to result in,”
Britain ought to put together for a nuclear battle The Telegraph
A World Gone MAD Myrmikan Analysis. From March, nonetheless germane. Properly price a learn, however seize a cup of espresso.
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Russia Struggles To Provide Troops As Ukraine Destroys 2 Key Bridges In Kherson Oblast: UK Republic World. I might take with a truckload of salts.
Turkish Drone Maker Baykar Is Booked for Three Years, CEO Says Bloomberg
Russia reopens bond market to ‘not hostile’ buyers BBC
The U.S. Needs to Shut Guantánamo. May a Saudi Heart Present a Means Out? NYT (Re Silc). Closing the circle?
Trump requires return of privileged paperwork reportedly seized at Mar-a-Lago The Hill. Plot twist!
Trump’s Ultimate Days Draw Scrutiny as Dealing with of Paperwork Investigated WSJ
Our Famously Free Press
Emails Elevate Questions About WashPost Reality Checker Andrew Perez, The Lever. Kessler.
On TikTok, Election Misinformation Thrives Forward of Midterms NYT. It’s so bizarre that Democrats by no means wish to outcompete on the platforms; as a substitute, they wish to censor.
Mass Normal Brigham posts $949M quarterly internet loss Becker’s Hospital Evaluate
The Unusual Case of Nakamoto’s Bitcoin – Half 1 Sal Bayat. “Bitcoin is the world’s first case of funding fraud which is a digital community.” Properly price a learn.
All time finest interviews with accused fraudsters Soiled Laundry: AI, Investing & Fraud. This one is sweet, too.
Meta iOS apps accused of injecting code into third-party web sites The Register. “For those who belief Meta, you should not have any concern that its script is perhaps revised with extra pernicious features.”
US CO2 scarcity: Strains set to proceed all through the approaching months GasWorld
Each day affirmation (1):
Genuinely dystopian use of affirmations. And I *write* that type of stuff!
— Marianne Williamson (@marwilliamson) August 15, 2022
Each day Affirmation (2):
Mindfulness. On the memento store at Guantánamo Bay. pic.twitter.com/rd2EXw7pg1
— Carol Rosenberg (@carolrosenberg) August 14, 2022
The Sanctification of George Soros James Kirchuk, The Pill. “In case you couldn’t inform”?
Which weight loss plan will assist save our planet: climatarian, flexitarian, vegetarian or vegan? The Dialog
Antidote du jour (via):
Bonus antidote (ctlieee):
Mirror, mirror on the wall…. pic.twitter.com/2mclgFerXa
— Gabriele Corno (@Gabriele_Corno) August 13, 2022
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.