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Links 10/20/2021

Bones or no bones: Noodle the pug predicts the internet’s mood NPR (David L) Slideshow: The incredible images that won the 2021 Epson International Pano Awards DPReview (David L) Big bomb cyclone is set to wallop the West Coast UPI (David L) Physicists announce results that boost evidence for new fundamental physics PhysOrg Traffic Camera Mistakes Woman for Car, Issues Ticket to Car Owner PetaPixel (Paul R) Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads by Breathing, Scientists Report New York Times...

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Links 10/19/2021

The Absolute Simplest Explanation for America’s Supply Chain Woes Slate Markets Start to Bow to the Inflation Reality John Authers, Bloomberg. Uh oh, better forget about that Reconciliation bill! Inflation in the economy today is different. Here are four charts that can explain why. WaPo We Need to Think Harder About Inflation Stephanie Kelton, The Lens Mint After Reading: Philip Diehl Talks with Rohan Grey (transcript) MR Online. Diehl: “[T]here is no language in that provision of law that...

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Links 10/18/2021

Britain is now facing a pie crisis amid ‘perfect storm’ of foil tins running low due to rising global aluminium prices, labour shortages and inflation Daily Mail. Oh no! Running out of pie. Dormice favoured by Italian mafia seized in drugs raid BBC. Reminds me that Francois Mitterrand ate ortolan for his last meal in 1996. See this NPR account, Francois Mitterrand’s Last Meal. Jet Fuel Made From This Crop Could Cut Emissions by Up to 68%, New Analysis Proves Science Alert (chuck l) Less...

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Links 10/17/2021

Yves here. Jerri thanks readers for their kind messages of concern. She is on the mend and as you can see is back to posting! New Zealand to cast out its official wizard Bangkok Post (furzy). Hate to say but he didn’t prevent or foresee that earthquake. Fish and Overfishing Our World in Data (resilc) Dental Discoveries: Study of Ancient Teeth Debunks Belief First Americans Came From Japan Sputnik (Kevin W) This Pristine Beach Is One of Japan’s Last. Soon It Will Be Filled With Concrete. New...

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Links 10/16/2021

Update on Jeri-Lynn: Jeri-Lynn is still in this world. A reader offered to check the New York apartment where Jeri-Lynn works. The reader spoke to her housekeeper, who said everything was fine, and Jeri-Lynn and her husband were at their beach house. We then arranged for a wellness check there. The police report that her husband says that Jeri-Lynn was in the hospital, but is now fine. That is what we know, although we are still trying to get through to her and her husband. I’m sure Jeri-Lynn...

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Links 10/13/2020

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: ‘Explosive sex’ wins top prize BBC (Rev Kev). Two Decades of Data Show That Earth Is ‘Dimming’ as The Planet Warms Up Science Alert (AL). Stagflation Echo Chamber Heisenberg Report Freight rates drop on popular shipping routes in sign that supply chains normalise soon Hellenic Shipping News Global carbon capture projects surge 50% in 9 months -research Reuters Why Climate Policy Has Failed Foreign Affairs Gradually, Then Suddenly Barry Ritholtz, The Big...

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Links 10/11/2021

Happy Federal Holiday! –lambert ‘Extreme Numbers’ Of Large Invasive Spiders In Georgia May Be A Good Thing HuffPo A taxonomy of sustainable finance taxonomies (PDF) Bank of International Settlements. Page 22: “The primary purpose of taxonomies is to provide a clear signal to investors.” Starvation Diet Doomberg #COVID19 Another Winter of COVID The New Yorker. Nobody understands anything but vax, vax, vax. A truly splendid example of the systematic erasure of aerosol transmission (and, at a...

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Links 10/10/2021

Empirically grounded technology forecasts and the energy transition (PDF) Institute for New Economic Thinking In response to our opening question, “Is there a path forward that can get us there cheaply and quickly?”, our answer is an emphatic “Yes!”. Our quantitative analysis supports other recent efforts using up-to-date data and technology assumptions that reach a similar conclusion. The key is to maintain the current high growth rates of rapidly progressing clean energy technologies for...

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Links 10/9/2021

Goose Taps On Animal Hospital’s Door, Comes To Comfort Injured Mate Animal Rescue (David L) ‘INSANE Longboarding run down a GNARLY Romanian hill’ Flipboard (David L). I am not keen about videos that = surgery futures, but to each his own. Biden Administration Defends Wildlife Services’ Killing of Wolf Pups in Idaho Western Watersheds Project You thought the U.S. fire season was bad. Russia’s is much worse. Grist (resilc) Italian sailors knew of America 150 years before Christopher Columbus,...

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Links 10/8/2021

Otis the Bear Wins Fat Bear Week for the Historic Fourth Time: ‘True Champ’ People. All hail Otis, our chonky boi king! Modern Crocodiles Are Evolving at a Rapid Rate Smithsonian U.S. keeps distance from IMF chief Axios. Re: the annual “Doing Business” report. From a week ago: Secretary Yellen is turning down calls from the scandal-plagued head of the IMF Fortune IMF chief Georgieva’s lawyer claims data probe violated World Bank staff rules Reuters Memo to countries going green: don’t be like...

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