Friday, February 21, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Drought slashes Australian crop output to record low

Coronavirus Found In China Prisons, As Cases Spike In South Korea
Antarctica Melts Under Its Hottest Days on Record

With Half of China Locked Up, Car Sales Plunge 92%

Europe’s anti-science plague descends on Africa

Is there a viable yet more benign alternative to the pesticides?
Gold prices today hit record high, silver rates surge

No casket, no cost: Tennesseans go back to ‘natural’ burial

Hippocampal-dependent appetitive control is impaired by experimental exposure to a Western-style diet

Pigeons with 'Make America Great Again' hats glued to their heads released in Las Vegas

China Injects A Record 5 Trillion Yuan In New Debt To Arrest Economic Crash

'The deep state is 100% true': Trump is launching an all-out assault on the US intelligence community

Babies may learn most of their vocabulary from their fathers

"We often talk about "Mother Language" but there may also be a link between vocabulary and the Y chromosome, which is passed on by the father."
Your (or somebody's) tax dollars at work

Monday, February 10, 2020

From Jenna Orkin
A rural Kansas county enacted a law that sends people to jail if they fail to appear in court over unpaid medical bills. Meg Oliver reports.

Trump’s New Budget Goes After Social Safety Net Programs

  1. Ford’s Lending Arm Is Generating More Profit Than Ever

  2. The Wuhan coronavirus and SARS share 80% of their genetic codes. Here's how the 2 outbreaks compare.
  3. A terrifying video shows the moment a passenger jet was forced to abort its landing during Britain's 'storm of the century'