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Links 4/15/2021

Dutch citizens are using a “doorbell” to help fish get past barrier New Atlas (furzy) Nepal rhino numbers rise in ‘exciting’ milestone BBC Ancient Greece’s Army of Lovers New Yorker (dk) Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82 Associated Press (Kevin W) Boy, 12, dies after doing TikTok blackout challenge Independent. :-(. Too young to be Darwin Award material, you need to be of the age of consent. The first swarm of genetically modified mosquitos is about to hit the US Popular...

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Links 4/14/2021

Pet detective says stolen giant rabbit is ‘still hot’ and a smuggling risk Guardian (Re Silc). Distinct Species of Adorable Weasels Have Been Hiding in Plain Sight Gizmodo The new TV show ‘Unicorn Hunters’ will feature Steve Wozniak and allow viewers to invest in pre-IPO companies MarketWatch (Mikel). There’s Nothing to Do Except Gamble New York Magazine. The deck: “Welcome to the non-fungible, memeified, cryptodenominated, degenerate future of finance.” Bank of England says chief economist...

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Links 4/13/2021

Why Read the Classics? Abdelfattah Kilito, Baffler (Anthony L) Japan to Dump Treated Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Ocean Bloomberg (David L). Not news per se, more a status update. Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, CO2 Now at Levels Unseen in 3.6 Million Years Defend Democracy Airborne plastic pollution ‘spiralling around the globe’, study finds Guardian (Kevin W) Injectable gel found to help reinforce and resurface joint cartilage New Atlas (Kevin W). A way away from prime time. Only mice...

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Links 4/10/2021

Insatiable Shipping Companies Set the Table for the Suez Canal Ship Debacle Labor Notes Crude Greeks decide it’s time to go very large Lloyd’s List Credit Suisse Scandal Toll Goes Ever Higher as Rivals Thrive Bloomberg ‘This crisis is different’: the dramatic rebound in the global economy FT Stabilising the economic outlook Philip R. Lane, European Central Bank Redefining insurance supervision for the new normal Bank of International Settlements Managing Divergent Recoveries IMF Assets Have...

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Links 4/9/2021

Why Bumblebees Love Cats an Other Beautiful Relationships Longreads The Woke Meritocracy Tablet IN GOOD TASTE: MARILYN STASIO ON A LIFETIME OF BOOK REVIEWS Crime Reads Amanda Gorman says she has declined around $17m in deals since inauguration Guardian B.C. First Nations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada protect crab for Indigenous food, social and ceremonial purposes The Narwhal Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, CO2 Now at Levels Unseen in 3.6 Million Years Common Dreams ‘The Mauritanian’ movie review:...

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Links 4/8/2021

Mulligan? Golfers consult rule book after ball lands on alligator’s back at SC course Fort Worth Star-Telegram Peter Thiel Calls Bitcoin ‘a Chinese Financial Weapon’ at Virtual Roundtable Bloomberg Can Blood from Young People Slow Aging? Silicon Valley Has Bet Billions It Will Newsweek. Actual blood-sucking parasites! Intriguing! Record rise in global methane emissions in 2020 FT Analysis: High stakes at sea in global rush for wind power Reuters Emerging Markets Need a Savior. It’s Not the...

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Links 4/6/2021

Why more of us are seeing stars: Lack of light pollution from pubs and restaurants during lockdown is a boon for skygazers Daily Mail Can we engineer our way out of the planetary problems we’ve engineered our way into? Science Demand boom on collision course with ocean transport ceiling Hellenic Shipping News Some of the World’s Top Artists Are Trying Their Hand at NFTs. The World’s Top Galleries Are a Bit More Skeptical Artnet News NFT Price Crash Stirs Debate on Whether Stimulus-Led Fad Is...

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Links 4/5/2021

Golden Parade: Mummified pharaohs moved to new Cairo home Deutsche Welle Malaysian resort island Langkawi can avoid environmental disaster by making the most of flying lemur and other wildlife’s comeback during Covid-19 travel ban, scientist says South China Morning Post How my uncle dodged death and escaped from East Pakistan to India (with a little help from a hen) Scroll The Ethiopian who saved an Italian goat cheese BBC Food, Not Steel, Is Our Biggest Climate Challenge Project Syndicate....

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Links 4/4/2021

Happy Easter! Spain To Try Nationwide 4-Day Workweek Treehugger Why Did the Slave Trade Survive So Long? New York Review of Books The Collapse of Puerto Rico’s Iconic Telescope New Yorker The Slow Travel Trend Is Here to Stay Conde Nast Traveler From December, still germane. Farms Are Coming To Cities American Conservative What is Brood X? When do cicadas come out in 2021? Answering your buggiest questions. WaPo Pete Buttigieg mocked for ‘phony’ Cabinet meeting bike stunt NY Post. Gotcha! I...

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Links 4/3/2021

The minds of plants aeon (Douw) Video captures deer flying through a school bus windshield BBC. Looks like the deer was OK. Seal Alliance asks walkers to give the animals space as lockdown eases BBC In an anti-tick effort, officials call for more moose-hunting permits in NEK VTDigger (resilc) Where billions of cicadas will emerge this spring (and over the next decade), in one map Vox (resilc) Drones Flying Over Arlington to Measure Deer Population Newsroom (resilc) Overuse of antibiotics...

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