What causes the sound of a dripping tap—and how do you stop it? PhysOrg. Chuck L:
If this study was done with federal government funding the late Senator William Proxmire is no doubt pounding on the inside of his coffin lid to give it a Golden Fleece award. There’s another way to avoid being annoyed by a dripping faucet: fix the damned thing so it doesn’t leak!
Changes in the Gulf Stream Cruising World (David L)
A Lover Of Death Gets His Wish : Neocon Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68 Caitlin Johnstone
The monsoon focusses Bangladeshi battle against polythene bags Third Pole (J-LS)
Scientists develop drug to freeze cancer cells, keep them from spreading Firstpost (David L)
Researchers Figure Out Why Coffee Is Good For The Heart Forbes (David L)
Franco-German eurozone reform plan faces growing opposition Financial Times. Important and a shame, since this could have been a first step towards fixing
Brexit: a shot across the bows Richard North
Multi-Decade Outsourcing Boom Comes to Sticky End in the UK Wolf Street (EM)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Facebook mistakenly leaked developer analytics reports to testers Techcrunch (Kevin W)
Confusion at US border towns as children keep arriving Financial Times. Note that the ones coming alone are typically male teenagers. This is also true for European migrants. Mind you, this is still an inexcusable mess, but important to understand the profile.
The Indefinite Detention Money Trail LittleSis (Glenn F)
Trump threatens to slam a massive tariff on European cars, which could cause economic chaos Business Insider (Kevin W)
Star Wars Redux: Trump’s Space Force Counterpunch. More pork.
Why Bernie Sanders’s History of Racial Justice Activism Matters Jacobin (Kevin C)
Black Injustice Tipping Point
SEC Probes Whether Companies Rounded Up Earnings Per Share Wall Street Journal
Saudi Arabia strikes deal to raise Opec production Financial Times
Two-thirds of adults have less than a four-year degree Economic Policy Institute
The fight between Airbnb and New York City is heating up Recode. “What about regulation don’t you understand?”
Antidote du jour. Tracy H: “This is Itsy”:
And a bonus from crsh: “Probably photoshopped, but still made me laugh”:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.