“If you thought you might not wake up tomorrow, and most other people around you are having the same kind of thought, how does that change things on the ground in your little world? How does that impact the water cooler discussions at work the next day?”

— The Destroyer of Worlds, Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
Some things I noticed 08/07/2020:
  1. the consensus now is that the bright yellow flame was the result of a phenomena called engine-rich exhaust” 😂
  2. Our solar system may be much less stable than it seems. Almost every possible case is unpredictable on long time scales.
  3. We stand ready to properly resolve maritime disputes with the Philippines through friendly consultations
  4. Remdesivir manufacturer, Gilead, just set the price for the COVID-19 treatment: between $2,300 and $3,100 per patient.
  5. Israel offered humanitarian aid to Lebanon, with which it is still technically at war, following the huge explosions that rocked Beirut
  6. Wirecard business partner reported dead in Philippines
  7. Assembly of world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor begins

Some things I noticed 06/22/2020:
  1. “To hurt is as human as to breathe.” — Albus Dumbledore on The Warlock’s Hairy Heart, The Tales of Beedle the Bard
  2. An Introduction to ArithmancyCalculatorPersonality Numbers
  3. Wirecard’s chief executive quit on Friday as the German payments firm’s search for $2.1 billion of missing cash hit a dead end in the Philippines
  4. Once we correct those problems, the O.A.S.’s results go away, leaving no statistical evidence of fraud.
  5. We’ve been working informally with various contributors, and would gladly support a close collaboration with Microsoft.”
  6. natural selection is still in its early design phase. birds have a big bipedalism headstart. they’ve been bipedal for 230 million years, we only 5 million
  7. by definition, absolute zero is [an] extrapolated value [anyway]
  8. Financial Headline Generator” 💡
  9. Kroll Process
  10. ROCKET DIVE