Fascinating Macro Images Take a look at the Numerous Design of Butterly Pupae PetaPixel (David L)
What time is the Blood Moon complete lunar eclipse on Nov. 8? Area (furzy)
A complete eclipse occurs this week, and will probably be the final one for 3 years NPR (David L)
New Go-playing trick defeats world-class Go AI—however loses to human amateurs ars technica. Steven D: “One other instance of the restrictions of AI and poor coaching units.
Individuals in traditionally rice-farming areas are much less completely satisfied and socially evaluate greater than individuals in wheat-farming areas. APA PsychNet. Resilc: “Rice=laborious work. Wheat=throw and go.”
Fossils Upend Standard Knowledge about Evolution of Human Bipedalism Scientific American (Anthony L)
Covid Sufferers Coming Off Ventilators Can Take Weeks to Regain Consciousness New York Occasions (furzy)
What If COVID Reinfections Put on Down Our Immunity? The Tyree (fk). Good to see Leonardi getting extra publicity.
Photograph collections do not fade simply because we do not have a look at them. They sit till they’re wanted.
Our immune system makes use of its “picture assortment” to acknowledge pathogens now we have encountered earlier than.
And new mugshots get made each time a brand new intruder is recognized.
— Colin Furness MISt PhD MPH MEd(cand) (@FurnessColin) November 6, 2022
Nobody might have foreseen this.https://t.co/0bHgpHgon9
— T. Ryan Gregory (@TRyanGregory) November 5, 2022
The world’s elite have arrived at #COP27 on tons of of personal jets to lecture you about local weather change. Sponsored by Coca-Cola. pic.twitter.com/fR4rqxL1nP
— DiEM25 (@DiEM_25) November 7, 2022
UN unveils world ‘early warning’ system for disasters at $3 billion Agence France-Presse (furzy)
Quick Style Waste Is Choking Creating International locations With Mountains of Trash Bloomberg. Years behind our Jerri-Lynn….
Drought Forces One in every of Spain’s Largest Hydro Crops to Halt Bloomberg
Thailand’s ‘floating prepare’ an enormous hit as dam waters rise Reuters
Apple: iPhone shipments delayed over China Covid lockdown BBC
Despot Occasions, Despot Measures Heisenberg Report (resilc). Extra whining about China’s Covid coverage….when the US is imposing chip sanctions. Why ought to China assist the US by sacrificing its Covid coverage? I do know the argument is that China can’t defy Mr. Market. Xi simply consolidated his maintain on the social gathering regardless of the financial prices of zero-Covid.
Chinese language Chip Designers Sluggish Down Processors To Dodge US Sanctions ars technica
Time to redefine China’s regional safety function Asia Occasions (Kevin W)
Trudeau accuses China of ‘aggressive’ election interference BBC
Asia girding for long-term greenback power Asia Occasions
UK grocery inflation hits 14.7%; recession looms as housing market weakens – enterprise dwell Guardian
UK faces 50 billion pound fiscal gap, authorities sources say Reuters
New Not-So-Chilly Battle
Ukraine – U.S. Deceives Allies To Hold Them In Line Moon of Alabama. In case you missed the Washington Publish story. It’s enormously irritating to see usually sound commentators go pear formed and act as if this story exhibits a shift in US willingness to barter. It isn’t. The Publish made clear that Zelensky was solely to current himself as prepared to think about negotiation, however to stay unwilling to speak. Word Zelensky has not complied with even that suggestion; his decree towards negotiating with Russia if Putin is in cost continues to be in place. One wonders if the Publish ran this story to reassure Beltway denizens that funding for school tuitions aren’t threatened regardless of peace talks not longer being a verboten subject. Additionally the associated WSJ story that Jake Sullivan was speaking to the Kremlin supposedly to de-escalate in passing makes clear that Sullivan was the channel for the communiques that Russia mentioned it was getting each few weeks from Washington: “Don’t you dare use nukes!” when Russia had acknowledged no such intent. This made Moscow sorts frightened that the US was planning to pin one thing on Russia. So how is that de-escalating? Extra US Large Lie in motion.
US says Zelenskiy dangers allies’ ‘Ukraine fatigue’ if he rejects Russia talks – report Guardian. One other take.
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Ukraine plunges into darkness after wave of Russian assaults Al Jazeera (Kevin W). Not a lot new about assaults however about potential Ukraine responses.
How properly are Germans ready for a blackout? DW (resilc)
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Indonesia’s president has ‘robust impression’ Putin will miss G20 summit in Bali Monetary Occasions. Not that I’ve a vote, however I didn’t see the purpose of Putin going, so this isn’t a shock. Somebody within the officialdom had pointed on the market are lots of large shindig occasions in November, so by implication is G20 is dispensable, Putin can see different leaders elsewhere. Ursula von der Leyen had mentioned she’d be impolite to Putin’s face if he got here, and you may count on related low-cost stunts from “Collective West” leaders. Biden already rejected a gathering with Putin and there have been even accounts that Biden’s minders would plan Biden’s actions so he wouldn’t have an opportunity encounter with Putin, like passing in a hall. And Biden is operating the pretense that Ukraine has to determine, which suggests Zelensky/Ukraine must seem like the lead negotiators. However Zelensky issued a decree saying negotiations with Russia have been inconceivable after the “liberated” territories have been made a part of Russia. Individually, the pretense that Ukraine can determine its destiny units up the kind of “double brokering” that occurred within the Istanbul talks in March. You by no means need as a principal to barter with an agent. The aspect utilizing the agent can retrade the agent’s commitments, exactly as occurred.
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Scott Ritter and Richard Medhurst: Nordstream Sabotage, Russia & Ukraine YouTube. From final week however nonetheless germane. Excellent dialogue of these “Iranian” drones.
The West bullies Iran, once more Indian Punchline (Kevin W). Marred by inclusion of weird asides, like Iran being flattered. Iran and Russia have been hostile for a very long time and Iran would doubtless have made very cautious calculations about this transfer. I’ve been warned by Russian-knowledgeable people who M. Okay. Bhadrakumar is just not very properly knowledgeable about Russia and at the moment lacks of significant inside contacts in India. In different phrases, he can nonetheless be insightful, however he’s working off public data and generally goes off the rails,
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Biden administration privately asks US banks to maintain working with Russia – Bloomberg RT
The Russian fuel behavior Europe can’t give up: LNG Politico (guurst)
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US-Funded Media Fails to Produce Proof of Russian “Battle Crimes” Brian Berletic
☢️⚛️🇺🇸🇪🇺🚀The nuclear submarine and aircraft that Scholz amongst many different “leaders” in EU that aren’t frightened about and do not increase a voice
The American nuclear submarine USS Rhode Island, which is known as the “horseman of the nuclear apocalypse”, entered the Mediterranean Sea. pic.twitter.com/Xect7fmnDV
— AZ 🛰🌏🌍🌎 (@AZgeopolitics) November 6, 2022
Professional-war hawks have progressives on their Squad Aaron Maté (resilc)
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RUSSIAN GARDENS AND THE WAR AGAINST THE ANGLO-AMERICAN GRASS SWARD John Helmer
Tensions between Imran Khan, Pakistan army threaten to erupt into chaos South China Morning Publish
128 students warn: ‘Don’t lure the United Nations in a imprecise and weaponized definition of antisemitism’ Euobserver (guurst)
Large Brother is Watching You Watch
Japan Seeks Energy To Flip Down Personal Residence Air Conditioners Remotely, Report Says Japan At present
Imperial Collapse Watch
Secret Battle Brennan Heart. Resilc: “Countless waste, however a number of promotions and retirement consulting.”
America’s 9/11 Wars Created the Troopers for Far-Proper Violence Intercept
Biden’s “Bottomless Pinocchio”: Washington Publish Hits the President With Uncommon Rebuke for Repeated False Claims Jonathan Turley
Debt, Ukraine and Hunter Biden: Republicans put together for Home majority Monetary Occasions
GOP activists and candidates set stage to assert elections they lose are stolen Politico
Biden Impeachment? Trump Is Calling Republicans to Ask About It Rolling Stone
Why is the Main Israel Foyer supporting over 100 Antisemitic Racists, Local weather Deniers and election Denialists for Congress? Juan Cole. Resilc: “What number of did the DNC help within the GOP primaries?”
US Supreme Courtroom considers restraining regulators’ energy Monetary Occasions
Our No Longer Free Press
Ex-CIA agent explains how probably the most prestigious US media retailers would run 70-80% of the disinformation tales he planted.
That is the way it labored throughout the Vietnam battle. These days the proof suggests the CIA has a fair higher hit charge with the media https://t.co/Ck2ZsOR1BI
— Jonathan Prepare dinner (@Jonathan_K_Cook) November 7, 2022
Overlook Russian troll farms. It appears they don’t have anything on Ukraine (learn: US-UK) bot farms.
New analysis ‘unearthed an enormous organised pro-Ukraine affect operation’ from the beginning of the battle – with as much as 80% of the 5m studied tweets from bots https://t.co/mitECwAkVD
— Jonathan Prepare dinner (@Jonathan_K_Cook) November 7, 2022
4.5 million cash-strapped People are turning to SECOND JOBS jobs to complement their incomes – in a 6 p.c improve from final yr Day by day Mail
Pure fuel futures soar 12% as colder climate across the US boosts prospects for stronger demand Enterprise Insider
Starlink Is Getting Daytime Information Caps The Verge
SUVs and different autos have gotten large, and the implications are lethal. Slate (resilc)
This Faculty Took Away Smartphones. The Youngsters Don’t Thoughts. Wall Road Journal (David L)
United Airways eliminating seats as People get fatter New York Publish
shield your automotive from catalytic converter theft NPR (David L)
US seizes $3.36B Bitcoin related to wire fraud in darkish internet Anadolu Company
US accounting business cut up on taking personal fairness money Monetary Occasions (Kevin W). Gah.
Peter Thiel Has No Clue What Makes America Nice New Republic (resilc)
Antidote du jour (Chet G):
And a bonus (Chuck L):
A symphony of squirting clams
These are big clams, from the genus Tridacna, the biggest residing bivalve mollusks.
The water being propelled from the
upwardly directed exhalant openings, clears the mantle cavity as properly a startling predators 🧵1/2pic.twitter.com/PmJU0CCF0x
— Science woman (@gunsnrosesgirl3) November 5, 2022
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.