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Woman Dies After Being Impaled by Reusable Metal Straw | Climate Casualty

A woman in England died after falling onto a reusable metal straw, which pierced her head, and the tragic accident has renewed debate over bans on plastic straws, according to news reports. The woman, 60-year-old Elena Struthers-Gardner, was carrying a … Continue reading

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Women in Sports – It’s Over

The silver and bronze medal winners, to judge from their body language, don’t seem too pleased. I wonder why not: Hubbard, a transgender athlete who is trying to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, won gold medals at Apia’s Faleata … Continue reading

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In a first, a Japanese spacecraft appears to have collected samples from inside an asteroid | Bravo

Japan’s Hayabusa2 successfully completed its second touchdown on the asteroid Ryugu and probably captured material from its interior that was exposed by firing a projectile into the asteroid earlier this year. It is the first collection of subsurface materials from … Continue reading

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AOC Shocked That It Rains in City Built on Swamp

On Monday, Washington D.C. experienced flash flooding leading to over 100 water rescues, mostly of stranded motorists. A normal person would realize that it’s July, that storms and rain are not a new thing, and that the nation’s capital is … Continue reading

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Finally The U.S. (aka Trump) Has Caught On To What The G20 Is About — Manhattan Contrarian

I don’t mean particularly to single out the G20, other than by the fact that they were just holding their annual meeting last week in Japan. Essentially all major international organizations, from the UN on down, are about the exact … Continue reading

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Tampering Past The Tipping Point | The Deplorable Climate Science Blog

Source: Tampering Past The Tipping Point | The Deplorable Climate Science Blog

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Three wild speculations from amateur quantitative macrohistory

Basically, if I help myself to the common (but certainly debatable) assumption that “the industrial revolution” is the primary cause of the dramatic trajectory change in human welfare around 1800-1870,2 then my one-sentence summary of recorded human history is this: Everything was awful for a very … Continue reading

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