Wednesday, June 30, 2021

wednesday newstrip

Genshin Impact: Kazuha story quest release date, time, & leaks revealed · Antarctic lake disappears after ice shelf fractures · a 2023 deadline to phase out the use of plastic fruit stickers has come as a surprise to New Zealand's fruit-growing & packaging industry · outspoken Hole singer Courtney Love has sledged “rude” teen star Olivia Rodrigo in a series of social media posts, accusing her of copying her work · classified British defence papers found at bus stop · 'Dragon man' skull forces researchers to rethink human evolution · ‘fool’s gold’ contains a newly discovered type of real gold.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

wednesday newstrip

Crayfish take more risks while on antidepressants, study shows · physicists bring human-scale object to near standstill, reaching a quantum state · David Eagleman: ‘The working of the brain resembles drug dealers in Albuquerque’ · English Heritage reject Enid Blyton for coin commemoration, calling her a "racist, sexist, homophobe" · could horse-derived antibody therapy be effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern? · massive icebergs once made epic trek all the way from Canada to Florida · 'Great failure': health expert slams handling of Australia's vaccine rollout · China's Mars rover took a selfie.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

wednesday newstrip

Man looking for shark teeth in a Florida river survives an alligator bite to his head · no, DoNuts T.®ump didn’t wear his pants backwards · calls for Australia to reclaim Cocos (Keeling) Islands' internet domain, which has become a haven for child sex abuse · ex-Giant Bomb duders’ new project is already blowing up on Patreon · tiny creatures survive after being frozen for 24,000 years in Siberian tundra · the Dead Sea is disappearing, leaving behind a landscape shattered by sinkholes · Fastly blames global website outage on software bug that was accidentally triggered by customer · Siloscape malware escapes Windows containers to backdoor Kubernetes clusters.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Oh / the things / that one finds!

This poem was written nearly sixty years ago. No idea who made this video, which is recent, know nothing about it. The poem has appeared in a number of anthologies over the years, including one from the Caribbean.

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

wednesday newstrip

Clever maker with hand tremors turned a smartphone gimbal into a soldering iron stabilizer · China watches on as a herd of elephants wanders from town to town, causing over $1 million in damage · cop sacked over groin wax wins in appeal · bomb-sniffing rat retires after award-winning Cambodian career · Knockout City doesn’t show your overall stats, which is a bummer · the World's oldest water lies deep below Canada & is 2 billion years old · New Zealand dairy worker had fatal fall while doing a trick on his farm bike · Facebook suspends former US Prissygent DoNuts T.®ump's accounts for two years.

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

wednesday newstrip

People in the US state of Texas will soon be allowed to carry handguns without a licence · Greenland's melting ice sheet is unleashing an astonishing amount of mercury into the nation's rivers & fjords · the Australian Federal Court has ruled that the Environment Minister Ley-z Sussan has a legal duty not to cause harm to young people of Australia by exacerbating climate change when approving coal mining projects · Sri Lanka faces 'worst beach pollution' in history from burning ship · global car manufacturer says Australia is failing to lure electric vehicle importers · Israeli soldiers have shot & killed a Palestinian during a protest in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry has said.