Zoozve — the unusual ‘moon’ of Venus that earned its title by chance Area.com

America now has a high-pressure economic system FT

Authorized Principle Lexicon: Interpretation and Development Authorized Principle Weblog

Local weather

NOAA Coral Reef Watch extends alert scale following excessive coral warmth stress in 2023 NOAA. We’re gonna want an even bigger scale.

Local weather change is making it extra harmful for youths to play exterior, report finds The Hill

Producing Electrical energy…and Uncertainty JSTOR


Glad anniversary:

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Vaccination, testing, clear air: COVID hasn’t gone away – right here’s the place Australia must do higher The Dialog. The Australasian School for An infection Prevention and Management is doing manner higher than CDC’s HICPAC.

Methods to Cease Airborne Illnesses Joey Fox, It’s Airborne. “If you understand how it spreads, you understand how to cease it.”

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Altered mitochondrial respiration in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 an infection (preproof) Mitochrondion. From the Dialogue: “Mitochondrial dysfunction has been extensively studied in acute SARS-CoV-2 an infection…. This dysfunction is partly because of the in depth viral focusing on of mitochondria and mitochondrial proteins…. Any persistent reservoir of the aforementioned SARS-CoV-2 antigenic brokers might account for each the findings herein and the inflammatory state of PASC [Long Covid]…. Together, these understandings result in a possible second speculation from this work: that reservoirs of viral RNA and proteins in [the cells in the bone marrow known as human hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSC)], upon HSC differentiation, stay in [peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC)] and result in altered PBMC mitochondrial operate by way of immune activation, sustained irritation, and the signs seen in PASC. Thus, the longevity of PASC can be relative to the extent of HSC viral infiltration and associated to the danger issue of viremia ranges. As such, this examine presents a novel mobile mechanism below the presently hypothesized mechanisms of lengthy COVID pathogenesis.” SARS-CoV-2 reservoirs in bone marrow? That doesn’t sound good in any respect. Commentary:

The desk is taken from an article produced below the NIH’s RECOVER initiative, which squandered a billion {dollars} laying the groundwork for survey devices whereas not even in search of organic markers, not to mention remedy.


China is not going to fall into ‘lure’ of warfare in Taiwan Strait: former envoy Cui Tiankai South China Morning Publish


How AI is used to resurrect useless Indian politicians as elections loom Al Jazeera.


Israeli strikes hit Rafah after Biden warns Netanyahu to have ‘credible’ plan to guard civilians AP. Joe, good job:

The German Overseas Workplace will get queasy:

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Why Israel Is Successful in Gaza Edward Luttwak, The Pill

Egypt threatens to droop key peace treaty if Israel pushes into Rafah on its border, officers say CNBC

Defined: Israel’s plans to invade Rafah, and why US, others have criticised it Indian Categorical. “[P]ermanent demographic modifications” is a terrific euphemism for genocide.

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What are the impacts of the Crimson Sea delivery disaster? Hellenic Transport Information. Tankers, apparently, stay unaffected.

How the Crimson Sea Turned a Lure Overseas Coverage

The Crimson Sea Disaster Proves China Was Forward of the Curve Overseas Coverage

Center East–China Commerce Prospects Stay Strong Regardless of Crimson Sea Disaster RAND

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Israel have to promote report quantity of bonds this 12 months to fund warfare: Officers Enterprise Commonplace

European Disunion

Germany’s Days as an Industrial Superpower Are Coming to an Finish Bloomberg

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

Zelenskyy’s new high commander has a status as a ‘butcher’ Politico

Zelenskyy appoints 4 new army commanders Anadolu Company

Former CIA Analyst Points Warning to Zelensky Newsweek. George Beebe, director of grand technique on the Quincy Institute for Accountable Statecraft.

Outgunned and exhausted: what hope for Ukraine if US army support dries up? Guardian

Possibly Russian intelligence isn’t so dangerous:

Syncretic Previous New Left Evaluation

Galician Nationalism: Ukraine’s Catastrophe: Half One Michael Basta, Understanding Russia. Half two.

International Elections

Pakistan Plunges Into Political Chaos Madras Courier

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Indonesia Elections 2024: Pollsters see Prabowo first-round knockout, however analysts say Anies, Ganjar nonetheless within the combat Channel Information Asia

Observe of vote-buying looms giant over Indonesian election Straits Occasions

Balancing Act Makes Indonesia an Rising-Markets Darling John Authers, Bloomberg

Biden Administration

Huge Ukraine, Israel support bundle overcomes key Senate hurdle as 18 Republicans vote with Democrats NY Publish


‘Simply so despicable’: Senate Dems infected by Hur report Politico. Hur was appointed by [genuflects] Obama’s failed Supreme Court docket nominee, Merrick Garland. Hur can also be Korean, so objectively a “Particular person of Colour.”

Tremendous Bowl

Patrick Mahomes rallies the Chiefs to second straight Tremendous Bowl title, 25-22 over 49ers in additional time AP

Chiefs’ Travis Kelce provides cryptic clarification for tantrum, Andy Reid bump FOX



Listed here are the highest 5 commercials from the Tremendous Bowl The Hill

The Bezzle

AWS and Blockchain Tim Bray. Wonderful.

Anxiousness, Temper Swings and Sleepless Nights: Life Close to a Bitcoin Mine NYT

Amazon steers shoppers to higher-priced gadgets, lawsuit claims Reuters. The “Purchase Field” a.okay.a. “Mother’s Place.”

Contained in the Underground Website The place ‘Neural Networks’ Churn Out Faux IDs 404 Media

Digital Watch

Google’s and Microsoft’s chatbots are making up Tremendous Bowl stats TechCrunch

Sam Altman’s chip ambitions could also be loonier than feared The Register

At the least they didn’t throw the robotic automotive up in a tree, like what occurred to e-scooters:

Screening Room

Flamable Cinema? The Nitrate Movie Challenge JSTOR. I don’t know why they went to all the difficulty of setting movie on fireplace once they might have digitized every part onto out of date storage media utilizing unreadable proprietary information codecs.

Groves of Academe

The Lack of Issues I Took for Granted Slate. Yikes:

Defeating the open conspiracy to deprive college students of bodily entry to books will do little to counteract the extra diffuse confluence of forces which are depriving college students of the talents wanted to meaningfully have interaction with these books within the first place. As a school educator, I’m confronted day by day with the outcomes of that conspiracy-without-conspirators. I’ve been instructing in small liberal arts faculties for over 15 years now, and previously 5 years, it’s as if somebody flipped a change. For many of my profession, I assigned round 30 pages of studying per class assembly as a baseline expectation—generally scaling up for purely expository readings or pulling again for harder texts. (No human being can learn 30 pages of Hegel in a single sitting, for instance.) Now college students are intimidated by something over 10 pages and appear to stroll away from readings of as little as 20 pages with no actual understanding.

2024 – 5 = 2019. Simply blueskying right here, however smartphones began to grew to become ubiquitous in 2007-2008.


Invoice Gates-backed photo voltaic upstart cancels US manufacturing unit in reshoring intestine test S&P International


The Gap In Boeing’s Inspection Program The Lever

Our Famously Free Press

Over Three A long time, Tech Obliterated Media Kara Swisher, New York Journal

B-a-a-a-d Banks

UBS Loses to Whistleblower in Broad-Reaching Supreme Court docket Determination WSJ

Imperial Collapse Watch

“The Nice Defiance: How the World Took on the British Empire” by David Veevers Asian Evaluation of Books

Guillotine Watch

Non-public fairness chiefs take pleasure in $40bn acquire in share worth as property surge FT

Class Warfare

Demographic transition is simply specialization and commerce Interfluidity (SC), which appears to have a giant venture occurring.

Antidote du jour (by way of):

Bonus antidote (by way of):

Double bonus antidote. You might be asking, “Why so many owls?” Word the hash tag:

The Tremendous Bowl of Minerva flies solely at nightfall….

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