5 meals which might be historically eaten for luck within the New 12 months Salon
Barbershop proprietor in Buffalo opens his doorways and saves lives in lethal blizzard. BBC
Video displaying a row of homes alongside Lake Erie fully lined in ice following the winter storm that swept by a lot of Ontario final week pic.twitter.com/25PXRF7DKw
— Nick Iwanyshyn (@NickIwanyshyn) December 27, 2022
Keep in mind that time Ted Cruz was the worst particular person on the planet for being in Cancun together with his household throughout an enormous freeze in Texas, whereas Joe Biden simply took off for St. Croix and Eric Adams to the Virgin Islands through the worst freezing climate occasion in many years, to media shrugs?
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) December 29, 2022
Soccer died after Pelé Unherd
The ocean was by no means blue aeon. Um, wasn’t it “wine-dark”? However I puzzled about this as a really younger little one. If I noticed shade otherwise, or everybody had completely different perceptions, how would anybody know? I might use the names different folks had been utilizing however what they known as blue might look very completely different to them than what I noticed as “blue”. Nonetheless, the declare right here is historic Greeks could have had restricted shade notion, and never of the red-green shade blindness kind.
Bob Gottlieb Is the Final of the Publishing Giants The 91-year-old editor waits for his 87-year-old star author, Robert Caro, to show in his guide. New York Journal (Anthony L)
CDC warns US is staring down the barrel of kind 2 diabetes disaster with charges in youngsters anticipated to soar EIGHT-FOLD by 2060 Each day Mail
What To Know About Ozempic: The Diabetes Drug Turns into A Viral Weight Loss Hit (Elon Musk Boasts Utilizing It) Creating A Scarcity Forbes (furzy)
SARS2 is worse to the immune system than SARS 1
After delicate sars2, plasmacytoid dendritic cells don’t reconstitute, even after 7 months.
In SARS 1 they arrive again in 7 weeks
In HIV they’re additionally gone irreversibly https://t.co/VVgQAezpPyhttps://t.co/84USpri2Mx pic.twitter.com/uWCV9YoKmW
— Anthony J Leonardi, PhD, MS (@fitterhappierAJ) December 29, 2022
2) A number of fashions present #XBB15 is way worse in transmission R worth and an infection charge than earlier variants — sooner by LEAPS and BOUNDS. @JPWeiland did some the earliest fashions on #XBB15 watching knowledge in NY. it has solely grown worse nationwide. pic.twitter.com/b0Fys8GUJP
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) December 30, 2022
1) Breaking: With two days left within the yr, Quebec has recorded 75% extra #COVID deaths within the #pandemic than in 2021. Quebec has averaged 16 such fatalities per day this yr. Is that this what folks imply once they utter the time period “post-pandemic”?
— Aaron Derfel (@Aaron_Derfel) December 29, 2022
How Unhealthy Is China’s Covid Outbreak? It’s a Scientific Guessing Recreation. New York Instances
‘White lungs’ scare Chinese language and their journey hosts Asia Instances (Kevin W)
Nobody might have foreseen this.https://t.co/kvf20YueBf
— T. Ryan Gregory (@TRyanGregory) December 30, 2022
Chinese language jet got here inside 10 toes of U.S. navy plane, U.S. says Reuters
China set to revamp chip technique after US curbs on superior tech South China Morning Put up
Biden’s inexperienced subsidies could backfire, warns EU commissioner Monetary Instances
Germany’s medication scarcity places the squeeze on pharmacies Anadolu Company
UK Set to Halve Power Assist for Companies, Instances Studies Bloomberg
New Not-So-Chilly Warfare
Essential final two days resulting from greatest evah Russian cruise missile assaults, supplemented by drones. Tweet instantly under could = strikes persevering with for a 3rd day.
🚨🇷🇺🚀🇺🇦Air alerts 12:16 native time throughout Ukraine pic.twitter.com/TAt4y3swC2
— AZ 🛰🌏🌍🌎 (@AZgeopolitics) December 30, 2022
Ukraine. Navy Abstract And Evaluation 29.12.2022 YouTube. Some info on the assaults, together with restricted impact however nonetheless intelligent Ukraine countermoves. Additionally late within the video, dialogue of Russia forces taking a precarious however crucial a part of Bakhmut. Rivalry is that if Russia can maintain it, recreation over for Bakhmut will not be distant.
Russia Launches Missile Strike, Hunts AD System, Prepares North Donbass Offensive, Putin Xi to Converse Alexander Mercouris, YouTube. Consists of hypothesis on the very a lot stepped up tempo of cruise missile use. It could be resulting from elevated manufacturing. However it could even be resulting from not having the ability to make absolutely efficient use of them earlier till sure points had been solved (as an illustration, Russian satellites had been reportedly repositioned a tad in November to present higher views of Ukraine). See MoA piece under for some examples.
MoA – Ukraine SitRep – Counter Artillery Warfare – Monetary Catastrophe Moon of Alabama. Polar Socialist added:
The Russians have reportedly deployed their fairly new and revolutionary 1B75 Penicillin anti-artillery sensor autos. It makes use of a mix of (passive) sound, thermal and seismic sensors to pinpoint any mortar, artillery or anti-aircraft gun firing inside 25 km (15 miles).
They declare it could possibly additionally calculate the place the enemy shells will land, and likewise use its sensors to appropriate fireplace by one Russian battery at a time (it could possibly rotate between a number of batteries, although) robotically.
There has additionally been information about testing of a privately developed, cell StarLink terminal locators with an efficient vary of 10 km (+6 miles) which, if profitable, can hinder Ukrainian C&C networks.
Why is Russia Conducting its Particular Navy Operation this Method? Brian Berletic, YouTube. A wonderful primer on why Russia or anybody, is required to maneuver slowly and methodically v. well-fortified positions.
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Zelensky appoints sexologist pyramid schemer as ambassador to Bulgaria Greyzone
Danish Reporter Says Ukrainian Intelligence Tried to Coerce Her Into Working as a Propagandist Intercept
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The Looming GOP Disaster Over Ukraine Politico. Lead story.
Russia to divert metals away from West RT (Kevin W)
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RWE concludes LNG contract with US firms Tagesschau (guurst). Authentic right here.
Zelenskyy made a secret cellphone name to Mitch McConnell urging him to move a provision that may give Ukraine the seized fortunes of Russian oligarchs: report Enterprise Insider
Inflation within the Baltics: a warning for the remainder of Europe Monetary Instances (Kevin W)
Türkiye warns Greece in opposition to growth in Aegean Sea RT
Iran conducts main navy drills in key oil waterway DW
Why Israel’s Saber-rattling on Iran Doesn’t Imply a Strike Is Imminent Haaretz
We informed you so.
Actually we’ve informed you for many years.
The explanation Netanyahu can spout this sort of fascism and colonial violence is due to many years of impunity and worldwide complicity. pic.twitter.com/P12d5X6prC
— Dr. Yara Hawari د. يارا هواري (@yarahawari) December 29, 2022
Large Brother is Watching You Watch
Go well with Accusing YouTube of Monitoring Youngsters Is Again On After Enchantment ars technica
Division of Homeland Safety Can’t Even Safe Its Buildings In opposition to Folks It Fired Intercept
Waze Exams New Alerts Warning Drivers About Roads With a ‘Historical past of Crashes’ The Verge
Imperial Collapse Watch
🇷🇺🇨🇳Putin – Xi Jinping:”We intention to strengthen cooperation between the Armed Forces of Russia and China.Coordination between Moscow and Beijing within the worldwide area(within the UN,BRICS,G20,SCO) serves to kind a simply world order based mostly on worldwide regulation.” pic.twitter.com/f2rjqvyzMf
— AZ 🛰🌏🌍🌎 (@AZgeopolitics) December 30, 2022
Kennan and the Pitfalls of Containment Daniel Larison
Wars and Extra Wars: The Sorry U.S. Historical past within the Center East Counterpunch
Politics of Know-how: Chip Warfare (III) Joe Costello
Why 2023 Might Be the 12 months That Destiny Lastly Catches Up With Donald Trump New Republic (furzy)
Republicans rage over White Home plans to sluggish investigations Politico (Kevin W)
Right here’s why egg costs surged in 2022. These elevated prices might final into the primary quarter of 2023, skilled says CNBC (Kevin W)
Pure Fuel Costs Set For A Sustained Rally In 2023 OilPrice
Unemployment Insurance coverage Claims, Layoffs, Recession Menzie Chinn
The travails of the US economic system roll on into 2023 Asia Instances (Kevin W)
Proper now, the distinction between @SouthwestAir and COVID-19 is that COVID-19 is airborne…
— Zachary Rubin, MD (@rubin_allergy) December 28, 2022
Column: Southwest’s meltdown was born in America’s cheapskate company tradition Mike Hiltzik, Los Angeles Instances (Paul R)
Quantity of fines and refunds to airline passengers introduced by @USDOT in November because of “historic enforcement actions”:
Southwest: $0Delta Airways: $0United Airways: $0American Airways: $0
R-e-a-l aggressive. https://t.co/AdHRl4HuFO
— Warren Gunnels (@GunnelsWarren) December 29, 2022
Bankman-Fried Met With White Home Aides on Crypto Coverage Earlier than FTX Collapse Bloomberg (BC)
Bahamas Seized $3.5 Billion FTX Property on Custody Issues Bloomberg
Crypto Billionaires Winklevoss Twins Accused of Fraud and Securities Regulation Violations by Buyers CryptoNews
Crypto craziness craps out – and about time too The Register
Case for blockchain in monetary providers dented by failures Monetary Instances
California 19-year-old arrested in bogus parking ticket rip-off AutoBlog
New York’s governor indicators watered-down right-to-repair invoice Endgadget (Kevin W)
New York Breaks the Proper To Restore Invoice as It’s Signed Into Regulation The Verge
Tesla Mannequin Y Is Now the Finest-Promoting Automotive In All of Europe Electrek
‘Escape From Mannequin Land’ Assessment: Seduced by Numbers Wall Road Journal (Anthony L). Ahem, we wrote about this for the Convention Board Assessment in 2006: Administration’s Nice Dependancy
NYC May Lose 10,000 Airbnb Listings Due to New Brief-Time period Rental Regulation NPR
Antidote du jour (furzy):
And a bonus:
Chinese language Bamboo Partridge sings Good day from #China. My prayers for you all.🌹#nature #journey #birds#wildlife #HappyNewYear #TwitterNatureCommunity pic.twitter.com/zevzu2r9GU
— lin hillside (@linjianyangbe) December 30, 2022
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