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Kitten Survives 60 Miles Beneath the Hood of a Automobile Animal Rescue

Olive timber have been first domesticated 7,000 years in the past, examine finds ScienceDaily (Kevin W)

Galactic Stomach Flop: Mysterious “Blue Blobs” Reveal a New Form of Star System SciTech Day by day (Chuck L)

Physicists Say They’ve Constructed an Atom Laser That Can Run ‘Perpetually’ ScienceAlert

What are PFAS, and why is the EPA warning about them in ingesting water? An environmental well being scientist explains The Dialog



Proving GM’s longstanding place, that every Covid an infection has a well being price they usually accumulate:

Outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection Analysis Sq.. The underlying paper, courtesy Tom H. Necessary. Key part:

In comparison with non-infected controls, evaluation of the cumulative dangers of repeated an infection confirmed that the chance and burden elevated in a graded style in line with the variety of infections. The constellation of findings present that reinfection provides non-trivial dangers of all-cause mortality, hospitalization, and adversarial well being outcomes within the acute and post-acute section of the reinfection.

A reinfection purple flag: Why a brand new report is so troubling Eric Topol (Dr. Kevin). On the examine above.

Regardless of One other Covid Surge, Deaths Keep Close to Lows New York Occasions. Resilc: “Nooooooooooooooooooo downside, now we have full confidence within the cee/deecee and byedone primarily based on previous efficiency.”


The Finish of Pragmatic China Atlantic (resilc). But extra proof that the US is decided to tug everybody right down to our degree of horrid efficiency on Covid. The (predictable, as proven by GM predicting it from the get go) well being care price of repeated Covid an infection, plus lengthy Covid, reveals that China has the higher thought. It wouldn’t matter besides we made China our manufacturing base. And whose fault is that? Not China’s.


Broadway Will Drop Masks Mandate Starting July 1 New York Occasions Resilc: “Covid righhhhhhhhhhht right here in River Metropolis……..”

Local weather/Atmosphere

Heavy Industries in Australia’s Areas May Lower Emissions by 80% and Create a Jobs Bonanza, Report Says Guardian

Ben & Jerry’s Is Placing Their Cows on a Low Methane Emissions Food plan EcoWatch (furzy). Lead cow within the image seems sorta skinny! Making milk is seemingly laborious work.

‘We fear about it disappearing’: alarm grows over Italy’s drought-hit Po River Guardian. From final week, nonetheless germane.

Collect them now: the paperwork you’d must file a FEMA declare Yale Local weather Connection

Forest Service Particulars Errors That Led to New Mexico’s Largest Wildfire Wall Road Journal (David L)


US-China détente on the horizon Indian Punchline (Kevin W)

29 Chinese language army plane enter Taiwan’s ADIZ Focus Taiwan

US ‘pressured labour’ legislation bans items from China’s Xinjiang area AlJazeera

Outdated Blighty

Labour Entrance Benchers Banned From Becoming a member of Picket Strains Amid Rail Strikes Politics Residence

No 10 to set out sweeping plans to override energy of Europe’s human rights court docket Guardian (Kevin W)

From Politico’s morning European publication:

THE WESTERN BALKANS ARE BALKING on the thought of attending tomorrow’s EU-Western Balkans summit, with the leaders of Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia threatening to not come to Brussels, 4 officers instructed Playbook. With Bulgaria vetoing the subsequent step in North Macedonia’s accession path to the EU, Serbia and Albania are contemplating expressing solidarity by boycotting the assembly.

Affirmation at midday: Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vučić appeared to verify the risk on Tuesday, tweeting that he had consulted with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and the Prime Minister of North Macedonia Dimitar Kovačevski about whether or not to attend the summit. “We now have determined to announce our choice tomorrow at midday on whether or not or not we’ll attend this assembly,” Vučić mentioned Tuesday.

“Latin America’s turning tide.” Patrick Lawrence

New Not-So-Chilly Warfare

Ukraine Russia Warfare Replace – Col Douglas Macgregor YouTube (guurst)

Western Army Analysts, Together with the CIA, Dazed and Confused Larry Johnson

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IEA chief warns Europe to arrange for complete shutdown of Russian fuel exports Monetary Occasions

Explainer: Why Germany is reviving soiled coal to counter Russian fuel reduce DW. Resilc: “As a result of the wind blows towards Russia?”

Germany might name subsequent stage in fuel emergency plan in subsequent 5-10 days – Die Welt Reuters

Poland tells residents to assemble firewood as vitality costs improve Anadolu Company

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Lithuania limits truck transit between Kaliningrad area, remainder of Russia – regional authorities Interfax

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London despatched word to Moscow over captured mercenaries in DPR, Russian envoy says: “They despatched a word, which was written in an smug and lecturing method,” Andrey Kelin famous TASS. Except for the purpose that this can be a DPR matter, not a Russian Federation matter (and nobody desires to speak to the DPR as a result of not acknowledged), I’m stunned that if these mercenaries really have been a part of Ukrainian armed forces (as in legit POWs and subsequently entitled to correct care and feeding), why has Ukraine been silent?

Legal professional Normal Merrick B. Garland Visits Ukraine, Reaffirms U.S. Dedication to Assist Determine, Apprehend, and Prosecute People Concerned in Warfare Crimes and Atrocities Division of Justice

Networks lined the conflict in Ukraine greater than the US invasion of Iraq Accountable Statecraft (alex f). From April, nonetheless germane. As a result of blond Europeans?

Putin: S-500 already despatched, Sarmat to be delivered quickly Sputnik

Huge Brother Is Watching You Watch

Sensible jacuzzis hacked Boing Boing (resilc)

Hidden Anti-Cryptography Provisions in Web Anti-Belief Payments Bruce Schneier (David L)

The Open Secret of Google Search Atlantic (David L)


‘What the F-ck Is This?’: Staff Trump Blindsided by Jan. 6 Committee Getting Doc Footage Rolling Stone (David L)

EXCLUSIVE: Police Report Proves Plainclothes Digital Surveillance Unit Members Have been Embedded Amongst Jan. 6 Protesters Epoch Occasions (resilc). Simply because it’s Epoch Occasions doesn’t imply it could’t learn a police report and summarize it.


GOP Clown Automobile

FOX Information host reminds Dr. Oz that he’s shedding to a candidate who isn’t campaigning Boing Boing

Challengers in opposition to pro-impeachment Republicans odor blood within the water The Hill

FDA Targets Elimination of Most Nicotine From Cigarettes
Wall Road Journal

Connecticut Put A Most likely Harmless Man Behind Bars For 70 Years Cracked (Invoice F). 🙁


Senators attain last bipartisan settlement on a gun security invoice NPR

Our No Longer Free Press

The Native Information Hung Up On Me For Asking If They Requested a Physician Whether or not You Can Die From Touching Fentanyl Alex Pareene (Randy Ok)

WAPO DEMOTES Taylor Lorenz After Lies Breaking Factors with Krystal and Saagar, YouTube. I don’t perceive why she has a job, though I assume the Publish is attempting to get her give up. Why is it so unacceptable to fireplace awful white collar staff?

Provide Chain/Inflation

“Timber costs going up day by day” in Europe because of Ukraine conflict Dezeen (resilc)

UK inflation hits 9.1% as meals costs leap Monetary Occasions

German producer costs rise at file pace in Could Politico. From begin of the week, nonetheless germane.

Outdated Is Gold: Sky-Excessive Value of Ageing Ships Sounds Inflation SOS qCaptain (guurst)

Bayer: US Supreme Courtroom rejects chemical maker’s weedkiller attraction BBC

Blockchains Susceptible to Centralized Management, DARPA Report Discovers Gizmodo (dk)

The World’s Bubbliest Housing Markets Are Flashing Warning Indicators Bloomberg

Class Warfare

South Korean Truckers Finish Eight Day Strike – Tunisia Nationwide Normal Strike – Japan’s Amazon Supply Drivers Unionize Mike Elk

Protest on the runway: Southwest Airways pilots line up in anger at poor staffing and lengthy hours as airport chaos continues throughout the nation with 200 flight canceled immediately after 14,000 over the weekend Day by day Mail

Airbnb Leases Flip Into Actual Property Goldmines With Simple-Cash Mortgages Bloomberg (resilc)

Tesla broke US legislation by not offering 60-day discover earlier than mass layoff ars technica (Kevin W)

Antidote du jour. Timotheus ship a pleasure kitty:

And a bonus (Chuck L):

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

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