http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/us-celebrity-news/tina-turner-urged-fans-check-30090710? Tina Turner urged fans to 'check themselves' for symptoms of disease after missing signs Before her sad passing aged 83, rock legend Tina Turner took to Instagram to urge her fans to check themselves after missing key symptoms of deadly disease that took her life By Lauren Gordon, US Showbiz & TV Reporter 10:27, … Continue reading Tina Turner urged fans to check themselves for symptoms of disease after missing signs
Month: May 2023
Several categories New York Times lists of great summer reading+
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/26/books/review/new-historical-fiction-novels.html? During the Dog Days, Escape to the Old Days These books rewind time, depositing readers in the Cumbrian countryside, coastal Maine, rural Wyoming and beyond Credit...Adolfo Redaño By Alida Becker May 26, 2023 Summer reading should be completely escapist, sending you to places and times you’re reluctant to leave. The best historical novels do just … Continue reading Several categories New York Times lists of great summer reading+
Low-cost, high-quality public transportation will serve the public better than free rides
/theconversation.com/low-cost-high-quality-public-transportation-will-serve-the-public-better-than-free-rides-202708? Chicago’s Washington-Wabash station opened in 2017 – the first new stop on the city’s elevated rail system in 20 years. Youngrae Kim/The Washington Post via Getty Images Low-cost, high-quality public transportation will serve the public better than free rides Published: April 14, 2023 8.18am EDT Author Nicholas Dagen BloomProfessor of Urban Policy and Planning, Hunter College Disclosure statement … Continue reading Low-cost, high-quality public transportation will serve the public better than free rides
Study quantifies the amount fossil fuel firms should pay in annual climate reparations at $209 billion a year (and they can afford that)
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/may/19/fossil-fuel-firms-owe-climate-reparations-of-209bn-a-year-says-study Fossil fuel firms owe climate reparations of $209bn a year, says study Groundbreaking analysis by One Earth is first to quantify economic burden caused by individual companies Nina Lakhani Climate justice reporter @ninalakhaniFri 19 May 2023 11.00 EDT The world’s top fossil fuel companies owe at least $209bn in annual climate reparations to compensate communities … Continue reading Study quantifies the amount fossil fuel firms should pay in annual climate reparations at $209 billion a year (and they can afford that)
Why do Russians still want to fight?
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/31/opinion/russia-ukraine-war-soldiers.html OPINION GUEST ESSAY Why Do Russians Still Want to Fight? March 31, 2023 Billboards in Moscow honoring troops who have fought in Ukraine.Credit...Alexander Zemlianichenko/Associated Press By Marlene Laruelle and Ivan Grek Ms. Laruelle is a professor at George Washington University, where Mr. Grek is the deputy director of the Russia program. From the perspective of a Russian … Continue reading Why do Russians still want to fight?
Why you should wear your Apple Watch with the crown on its right
This is another item that simply never got posted but should have been: http://www.inc.com/jason-aten/5-reasons-you-should-definitely-wear-your-apple-watch-upside-down.html 5 Reasons You Should Definitely Wear Your Apple Watch Upside Down You probably had no idea you could flip your Apple Watch around, but now that you know, here's why you absolutely should. BY JASON ATEN, TECH COLUMNIST @JASONATEN, published June 8, … Continue reading Why you should wear your Apple Watch with the crown on its right
How sexist is Hollywood? Look at Geena Davis’s depressing spreadsheet
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/25/business/geena-davis-hollywood-sexism-gender.html TRANSFORMING SPACES How Sexist Is Hollywood? Check Out Geena Davis’s Spreadsheet When it comes to quantifying bias in popular entertainment, the Academy Award winner’s in a league of her own. Next year will mark two decades since the Academy-Award winning actor created the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.Credit...Magdalena Wosinska for The New … Continue reading How sexist is Hollywood? Look at Geena Davis’s depressing spreadsheet
How to solve the New York Times crossword puzzle
I'm starting with Will Shortz' article on the topic but will include some additional links after it. http://www.nytimes.com/2001/04/08/magazine/endpaper-how-to-solve-the-new-york-times-crossword-puzzle.html? ENDPAPER: HOW TO; Solve The New York Times Crossword Puzzle By By Will Shortz, published April 8, 2001 A crossword puzzle is a battle between the puzzle maker and editor on one side and the solver on … Continue reading How to solve the New York Times crossword puzzle
All good in the hood: 7 things you didn’t know about the clitoris
Better posted late than never: http://www.lelo.com/blog/good-in-hood-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-clitoris/ SEXUAL HEALTHSEXUAL WELLNESS ALL GOOD IN THE HOOD: 7 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT THE CLITORIS LEA MARSDEN·MAY 15, 2018 Lea Marsden 1. IT’S MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE A 3D model of the clitoris is just starting to make its rounds in Sex Ed. Classes, and honestly it’s about … Continue reading All good in the hood: 7 things you didn’t know about the clitoris
47 books from the NYT and 20 from The Atlantic for your summer reading — click thru
This lists are broken down by categories so that you can look at just the type of book that means summer for you. Enjoy! http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/05/26/books/summer-reading.html? https://www.theatlantic.com/books/archive/2023/05/summer-reading-2023/673948/
Has mask wearing affected your ability to smile? Perhaps
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/15/world/asia/japan-covid-smiling-lessons.html Japan Is Unmasking, and Its Smile Coach Is Busy After three years of Covid-era masking, some Japanese people feel their facial expressions are a bit rusty. Enter Keiko Kawano, smile instructor. Keiko Kawano, a smile coach in Japan, has been helping her clients learn to smile again.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York Times By Hisako Ueno and Mike … Continue reading Has mask wearing affected your ability to smile? Perhaps
Can tiny homes solve the homelesss problem in California?
http://www.businessinsider.com/1200-tiny-homes-california-end-homelessness-newsom-2023-3? Can tiny homes save California? 4 villages illustrate their potentials and pitfalls. by Kelsey Neubauer, published Mar 27, 2023, 2:00 PM A shelter designed by Washington-based company Pallet, which has built tiny home villages throughout California for people experiencing homelessness. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is dedicating $30 million to build 1,200 homes for homeless … Continue reading Can tiny homes solve the homelesss problem in California?