Damning evidence from WHO

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/03/15/977527808/who-points-to-wildlife-farms-in-southwest-china-as-likely-source-of-pandemic I read the following words from this NPR report back on March 15th. And I don’t know how to interpret and read it: “There was massive transmission going on at that market for sure,” says Linfa Wang, a virologist who studies bat viruses at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. He’s also part of the… Continue reading Damning evidence from WHO

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This is the absolute worst train to fall asleep on in Tokyo…or wait, maybe it’s the best?【Pics】 — SoraNews24 -Japan News-

https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=%211m28%211m12%211m3%211d415274.386455723%212d138.98866724700198%213d35.59489731900607%212m3%211f0%212f0%213f0%213m2%211i1024%212i768%214f13.1%214m13%213e3%214m5%211s0x60188bfbd89f700b%3A0x277c49ba34ed38%212z44CSMTAwLTAwMDUg5p2x5Lqs6YO95Y2D5Luj55Sw5Yy65Li444Gu5YaF77yR5LiB55uuIOadseS6rOmnhQ%213m2%211d35.6812362%212d139.7671248%214m5%211s0x60196082b7322431%3A0x7dbea29f223111b%212z5rKz5Y-j5rmW6aeF44CB44CSNDAxLTAzMDEg5bGx5qKo55yM5Y2X6YO955WZ6YOh5a-M5aOr5rKz5Y-j5rmW55S66Ii55rSl%213m2%211d35.498337899999996%212d138.7688217%215e0%213m2%211sja%212sjp%214v1614575091238%215m2%211sja%212sjp Oversleep and miss your stop on this train and you’ll be stranded in the middle of nowhere, which might just be the start of a beautiful adventure. One of Japan’s favorite places to catch a few extra Zs is in the train, since if you can grab a seat, the soft swaying and rhythmical sounds…… Continue reading This is the absolute worst train to fall asleep on in Tokyo…or wait, maybe it’s the best?【Pics】 — SoraNews24 -Japan News-

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From the Kara Sea to the college quad — Bryan Alexander

Thinking about the intersection of higher education and climate change sometimes can be daunting in its scope and complexity. Sometimes small, individual stories are a good way into the topic. Today’s case in point: a Russian gas tanker just traveled successfully across most of the Arctic Ocean bordering Asia.  Twice. This is such an extreme… From… Continue reading From the Kara Sea to the college quad — Bryan Alexander

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Lent | Gardner Writes

Oh man, reading Gardner Campbell’s blog entry has made me think too, it’s high time to commit to the task and Do the Thing. That’s right, you gotta write. And rather than pester and prod and forward all the neato cool things I bump into, maybe I had better just send them all to the… Continue reading Lent | Gardner Writes

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Why There’s Hard, Cold Cash For Soft, Disaggregated Routing — from: The Next Platform

No matter if you are talking about compute or networking, there are two opposing forces that are constantly at interplay on a field of green money. … Why There’s Hard, Cold Cash For Soft, Disaggregated Routing was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform. Why There’s Hard, Cold Cash For Soft, Disaggregated Routing —… Continue reading Why There’s Hard, Cold Cash For Soft, Disaggregated Routing — from: The Next Platform

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Climate Deniers Shift Tactics to ‘Inactivism’ – Scientific American

By Richard Schiffman (an environmental journalis based in New York City) If I’ve learned anything from the whole sad tale of Big Tobacco going after Jeffrey Wygand https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Wigand, it’s that money knows no bounds. Nothing is in good faith ever, apples to apples comparisons, it is about winner take all. And that’s been the approach,… Continue reading Climate Deniers Shift Tactics to ‘Inactivism’ – Scientific American

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