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Engineer Attempts to Understand How His Cat Can Sleep Through Anything Except the Opening of a Can Laughing Squid (resilc). Certainly one of my cats, Blake, stayed with a buddy whereas I used to be on a overseas journey. She mentioned he although his title was the sound of the fridge door opening.
Giddyup! Beer-drinking pony elected ‘mayor’ New York Publish. Kevin W: “Perhaps he received elected as a result of the earlier mayor was an ass.”
Vermont Woman Accused of Using Bear Spray on Hunters Seven Days (resilc). Lordie. They don’t shoot bears however chase them round with canine to maintain them leery of individuals. Provided that bears that get too habituated to breaking into vehicles and kitchens to eat usually get killed, that is useful, not dangerous to bears.
Bumblebees appear to feel pain PhysOrg
CDC warns deadly bacteria detected in U.S. for 1st time Axios (resilc). Eeek!
Most high blood pressure in children and teenagers is linked with unhealthy lifestyle European Society of Cardiology
How omicron BA.5 became a master of disguise Asia Occasions
Buddy’s 25 yo daughter died instantly whereas strolling her canine. Seems she and her younger husband, who’s within the Navy, had Covid no less than 5x. She was an organ donor however her organs had been so broken no organs had been donated. Vaccinated and boosted. Household devastated. 💔
— Nicole Rhodes (@heysissy2020) July 28, 2022
— Tommy moderna-vaX-Topher (@tommyxtopher) July 28, 2022
Sewage reveals spread of monkeypox virus E&E Information (Dr. Kevin)
Taps Run Dry: Heat and Drought Ravage Monterrey, Mexico Bloomberg (ma)
Two of the Largest Freshwater Fish in the World Declared Extinct Discipline & Stream (Dr. Kevin) 🙁
Why Fungi Might Really Be Magic (When It Comes to Climate Change) New York Occasions (resilc)
China Is Issuing The Same “Red Line” Warnings About Taiwan That Russia Issued About Ukraine Caitlin Johnstone (Kevin W)
“Free Trade” Has Put America & Democracy At the Mercy of China Hartman Report (resilc)
British exporters report stagnating trade as post-Brexit delays blamed Guardian. Resilc: “They received Bojo’d.”
FT Unique: Builders in west London face a possible ban on new housing initiatives till 2035 as a result of the electrical energy grid has run out of capability to help new properties, jeopardising home constructing targets within the capital https://t.co/8ir7JsvJAs pic.twitter.com/5KR33uWlXz
— Monetary Occasions (@FinancialTimes) July 28, 2022
New Not-So-Chilly Conflict
🚀Ukrainian military fired a HIMARS missile at a POW jail in Elenovka, DPR. 40+ prisoners had been killed & 130+ wounded. They actually killed their very own individuals… pic.twitter.com/nRK5Ttn5vS
— AZ 🛰🌏🌍🌎 (@AZmilitary1) July 29, 2022
They had been set for conflict crimes trials:
If it was HIMARS used to hit the POW camp and kill all these Azov POWs, it wasn’t an “accident”
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) July 29, 2022
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Siemens failed to fulfill obligations: Gazprom on Nord Stream repair Enterprise Customary. That Montreal-visiting half is STILL not again. It doesn’t appear to be Gazprom is Making Shit Up in complaining about its generators going kerfluie.
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Polish July Inflation Stays Unchanged at Quarter-Century High Bloomberg. 15.5%
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Video about burning wheat silos in Ukraine. In accordance with eyewitnesses, they had been intentionally destroyed by Zelensky regime forces.pic.twitter.com/4ghoH0yOvb
— Gonzalo Lira (@GonzaloLira1968) July 28, 2022
Syrian ship carrying ‘stolen Ukrainian barley, flour’ docks in Lebanon, Ukrainian embassy says Reuters (Kevin W). After having documentation and the cargo checked by Turkey and launched solely then…
Ukrainian MPs approve ‘special status’ for Poles RT (Kevin W)
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US Should Not Fund Ukrainian ‘Blacklist’ Scott Ritter, ConsortiumNews
Russia will grant US call request ‘when time allows’ RT (Kevin W). The US may need thought-about that there could be penalties for the juvenile snubbing of Lavrov on the G20.
Lavrov is on Blinken’s list of people to call Indian Punchline (Kevin W). ZOMG, the headline. However Blinken overstates Lavrov’s current remarks.
Biden Aide: ‘Highly Unlikely’ Iran Nuclear Deal Will Be Revived Soon Antiwar. Resilc: “Israelis say no, so USA USA received’t go.”
Massive Brother is Watching You Watch
21st Century wire tap? Spies could use fibre-optic broadband cables to EAVESDROP on people from over half a mile away, study shows Each day Mail (BC). One benefit of not but having fiber optic. Surprise if it may be defeated by white noise.
Imperial Collapse Watch
Emperor unclothed? Why we can’t expect ‘big change’ from the president Andrew Bacevich, Accountable Statecraft. Putin commented on this in his interviews with Oliver Stone. He meet with presidents who made commitments that then fizzled away (the commitments, not the presidents). Putin attributed it to them being hostage to larger pursuits.
Jan. 6 texts missing for Trump Homeland Security secretary and deputy Washington Publish (furzy)
The Department of Justice Is Circling Donald Trump Very Slowly Charles Pierce, Esquire (reslic). How lengthy has the press talked up indictments? Wake me up once they lastly occur.
GOP Clown Automobile
‘Total bulls***’: Anger boils over after Republicans block bill to help vets exposed to burn pits Yahoo! Information (Kevin W)
Democrats en déshabillé
After Clash, Manchin and Schumer Rushed to Reset Climate and Tax Deal New York Occasions (Kevin W)
House Dems rally behind Manchin deal The Hill
China’s BYD was written off by Elon Musk. Now it’s beating Tesla Al Jazeera (resilc)
Brembo’s Sensify brakes are nothing short of a small revolution Autoblog. Having mastered the talents of braking on ice and steering out of a skid, I hate these new brakes, as a result of reflexes I discovered will put a automotive in a spin.
‘Here we go’: FTC’s Meta case puts Lina Khan’s antitrust vision to the test Monetary Occasions. Heavy-handed pro-tech-incumbent spin. Not unusual for regulators and prosecutors to lose preliminary instances in evolving areas. However the effort right here is to pressure Kahn and he FTC to again off if this primary try fails.
Powell pushing Asia into a new financial crisis Asia Occasions (Kevin W)
How bad will the global food crisis get? Monetary Occasions
Here’s Where Private Equity Is Most Involved in Medicine MedPage (Carla R)
Critical minerals, rare earths industry faces talent shortage Quartz. Resilc: “We’re uninvested in expertise from plumbers to EEs”
Trader Joe’s store in Massachusetts becomes first to unionize Guardian (resilc)
Antidote du jour (Tracie H):
And a bonus (Ignacio). I really feel sorry for that cat. My cat Blake was very intelligent in how he skilled me to run a skinny stream for water for him, by licking at a just-turned-off faucet to get any drops. After all an attentive human would perceive what was needed and supply it).
El gato Pepe Viyuela no existe.
El gato Pepe Viyuela: pic.twitter.com/eqNiHra7R5
— empeltada (@empeltada) July 26, 2022
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour here.