Cats Are the Best Philosophers Wall Street Journal
MeowTalk app translates cat’s ‘language’ for pet owners New York Post
A Newly Discovered Tick Germ Is Sickening Dogs in the U.S., Vets Say Gizmodo (David L)
Tree rings may hold clues to impacts of distant supernovas on Earth ScienceDaily (Kevin W)
Neanderthals And Humans Were at War For Over 100,000 Years, Evidence Shows Science Alert (Chuck L)
Recent readings on meaning of ‘net zero’ Yale Climate Connections
Air taxis set to soar over Seoul’s skies Asia Times (Kevin W)
Measuring the true cost of conservation PhysOrg (David L)
Solid progress being shown with patients at medical marijuana clinics in Thailand Pattaya News (furzy)
Here’s why conservatives and liberals differ on COVID-19 PhysOrg (Robert M)
How Australia brought the coronavirus pandemic under control Financial Times
Lilly’s Monoclonal EUA Science Magazine (UserFriendly)
Published today by Italian scientists
“Pts who recovered from COVID19 have had subsequent positive RT-PCR test for SARSCoV2 in absence of symptoms suggestive of new infection.” Only 3.1% had replicating virus. Study reaffirms urgent need to address PCR Ctshttps://t.co/vvm2QFFnbl
— Kulvinder Kaur MD (@dockaurG) November 13, 2020
Are you in the coronavirus yellow zone? The map can change. How to look it up Syracuse. Bob: “There is still no way to look at the color coded map of NYS. It’s the perfect emperor has no clothes moment. The fucking map doesnt exist and no one will say it.”
Red state governors reject Biden on mask orders Politico. Except Alabama, as Lambert flagged in Water Cooler.
Denmark’s mink farmers count cost of botched cull Financial Times (David L)
“Own Nothing and Be Happy”: The Great Reset’s Vision of the Future Off Guardian (Chuck L)
Princess Diana’s Restless Ghost Still Haunts the Royal Family Daily Beast (furzy)
What Happens When Techno-Utopians Actually Run a Country Wired. UserFriendly: “Or how to use a blog to take over a country.”
The Scammer Who Wanted to Save His Country Wired. UserFriendly: “The backstory behind the carwash leakers.”
Imperial Collapse Watch
Lots of Missiles: How China and Russia Could Win a War Against America The National Interest (resilc)
Acting SecDef Signals Troop Withdrawal in Memo: ‘It’s Time to Come Home’ Antiwar.com. Kevin W: “Embeded memo.”
Unelected Officials Override The President To Continue Wars (But Only Kooks Believe In The Deep State) Caitlin Johnstone (furzy)
Trump races clock on remaining environmental rollbacks The Hill (UserFriendly)
Ann Coulter: What America Wants Is ‘Trumpism without Trump’ Breitbart (UserFriendly)
Trump comes close to admitting defeat but stops short of formal concession Guardian (Kevin W)
Brazil: Trump Ally Bolsonaro Refuses to Acknowledge Biden Win & Downplays COVID as Death Toll Mounts Democracy Now! (Kevin C)
How The Navajo Nation Helped Flip Arizona For Democrats NPR (Kevin W)
Congress is gonna be wild pic.twitter.com/verdKs1aIg
— Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) November 13, 2020
Thanksgiving is canceled, schools are closed but Nancy Pelosi's big indoor dinner for new House members is totally safe https://t.co/V0nVi6hK5n
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) November 13, 2020
Tommy Tuberville, Republican of Alabama, misidentified the three branches of the federal government and claimed erroneously that World War II was a battle against socialism, in his first big interview as a senator-elect. https://t.co/IVKHV6WDg4
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 13, 2020
Joe Biden blocked from receiving State Department messages during transition period news.com.au (Kevin W)
Charles Koch Says His Partisanship Was a Mistake Wall Street Journal (resilc). Translation: Now he thinks he can buy Democrats too.
Introduction to The New Economics: A Manifesto Steve Keen (Chuck L)
Quant Shock That ‘Never Could Happen’ Hits Wall Street Models Bloomberg (David L). Taleb (and Mandelbrot) would not be impressed:
“Events happened that statistically never could happen,” said the chief investment officer of disciplined equities in a telephone interview from St. Petersburg, Florida.
the only way to save reading is by reading Fredrik deBoer (UserFriendly)
Antidote du jour. Homer (Alaska) News’ Pet of the Week for the end of October, courtesy mgl:
Billy is a 10-year-old male cat.
Billy always wants a snack,
Billy never do an attack,
Billy wants a loving house,
Maybe Billy catch a mouse.
And a bonus. Guurst recommends full screen:
It's been a rough year. Treat yourself to something nice and watch a bear family enjoying a morning splash together in the mountains above the Center’s headquarters.
Footage by Greg Joder @ _eco.nut_ on Instagram pic.twitter.com/SdOPEKzfJT
— Center for Bio Div (@CenterForBioDiv) November 3, 2020
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.