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Archive for January, 2019

News-Ish-Things

Cool! Radio signals from 1.5 Billion light years away…
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/radio-signals-fast-radio-bursts-frbs-galaxy-signal-repeated-space-scientists-a8719886.html
The problem is, if we send a signal back, it will also take 1.5 billion years to get there. No civilization lasts 3 billion years..

The UK faces “Loo Roll” (toilet paper) shortages because of Brexit

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-politics-46865944/could-no-deal-brexit-lead-to-loo-roll-logjam

Egyptian TV host gets a year in jail for interviewing a Gay man.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-46946612

Phillipines to Joing the China Naval parade (just to piss off America)

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2183198/philippines-bridges-troubled-south-china-sea-waters-sending

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The Secrets Of Jumping Crystals

https://cen.acs.org/materials/Revealing-secrets-jumping-crystalsmotion/97/i3


Wildlife Photos By Marsel van Oosten

https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/01/2018-wildlife-photographer-of-the-year/


Sculptures By Daniel Forero

https://www.behance.net/gallery/74898673/Air


The Katy Universe (short)

With my favorite, Mary Holland.


News Of The Week

That Coup failed.. Bad Soldiers
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/soldiers-in-gabon-seize-state-broadcaster-announce-coup-against-absent-president/2019/01/07/ef87ecbc-1250-11e9-b6ad-9cfd62dbb0a8_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.971852c5ca9f

Toronto Restaurant keeping microwave dinner traditions alive (joke)
https://www.thebeaverton.com/2019/01/new-homestyle-restaurant-just-lean-cuisines-from-the-90s/

Feel Good Story of the week:
Keep restricting abortion access, and more of this will follow.
https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/baby-found-in-cooler-on-side-of-road-police-trying-to-find-owner-of-cooler/900446979

Those “sonic” attack on US Diplomats was likely Cricits:

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/scientists-suspect-crickets-sonic-attacks-us-diplomats

Russian Tank movie kills at the boxoffice

https://news.yahoo.com/patriotic-tank-film-busts-russian-box-office-record-131454902.html

Turkey’s housing boom is a bust (who would buy one of these?)

https://news.yahoo.com/building-boom-turning-bust-turkeys-economy-slows-033305403.html


Some New New News

India blocks large retailers from edging out local small vendors.
https://www.scmp.com/tech/e-commerce/article/2179588/india-tightens-e-commerce-rules-likely-hit-amazon-flipkart

Idiot builds house by cliff in Ireland, now wants everyone else pay to save the house before it crumples into the sea..

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/the-fear-is-there-all-the-time-family-terrified-they-could-lose-their-dream-home-to-the-sea-37660055.html

Trevor the Dog Balloon
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/what-caused-trevor-sausage-dog-14727570

Trump’s EPA imposes new way to kill kids


https://thinkprogress.org/trump-epa-finds-new-way-to-poison-your-kids-9dad7505aea1/

Canada want’s part of Minnesota

https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/petition-launched-to-give-part-of-minnesota-to-canada-1179995