Drunk birds are wreaking havoc in Minnesota Popular Science
Trash Geyser Spews Garbage In Yellowstone National Park Motherboard (Carolinian). Hoisted from comments.
Female Nobel prize winner deemed not important enough for Wikipedia entry Guardian (Dr. Kevin)
How capitalism ruined our relationship with bacteria The Conversation
‘Comfort women’ controversy crosses Pacific to California Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
Burn, Baby, Burn
Wineries, vineyards clash over how to handle grapes affected by wildfire smoke San Francisco Chronicle
California Enters Peak Fire Season With Delaware-Sized Burn Scar Bloomberg (David L)
Picking out silent ghosts in the deep The Hindu
Scientists Raise Alarm Over U.S. Bio-Weapon Programs Moon of Alabama (Chuck L)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Why Germans will be left behind in Artificial Intelligence Handelsblatt. Seems ordinary Germans have sensible attitudes and habits: “They pay with cash, fear self-driving cars, and think data sharing (even when anonymized) is one step away from Stasi methods. “
Putin arrives in India for arms deal worth billions of dollars Al Jazeera Bill: “And all Syria got was a bunch of old S-300s.”
Video shows monkey ‘driving’ bus in Karnataka, India BBC (David L)
New Cold War
Brexit: closer to the mainstream EUReferendum.com
How the disappearance of a journalist and a humiliating remark by Trump shows Saudi Arabia’s weakness Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
The Cruelty and Stupidity of Iran Sanctions American Conservative
Is Saudi Arabia the Middle East’s Next Failed State? Consortium News
Imperial Collapse Watch
New Silk Roads define brand China Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Kill Me Now
BILL & HILLARY CLINTON GET FESTIVE IN GERMANY… Mostly Bill TMZ. Couldn’t resist linking to the photo in the first link…nor this headline: Prost! A beaming Bill Clinton hugs women in Bavarian Dirndl dresses as he and Hillary live it up at Oktoberfest in Munich during German getaway Daily Mail
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.