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Sunday, July 8, 2012

A Bounty of News

Very remiss in keeping up with news stories. There's all kinds of caca hitting fans everywhere. And lots of things going on...

More than 144 dead in floods in Russia
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/08/putin-flood-russia-death-toll

More than 24 dead in heat in the US
http://www.guardian.co.uk/weather/2012/jul/08/heat-wave-bakes-us-death

Malware Monday
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/malware-put-internet-offline-thousands-monday-dns-changer-harm-article-1.1108522

Watch them meatballs
http://news.yahoo.com/meatball-company-recalls-300-000-pounds-meat-over-013219593.html

They should know:
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680125/genetic-engineers-explain-why-genetically-modified-food-is-dangerous

Humans aren't enough
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/428402/automate-or-perish/

The God Particle
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/05/science/cern-physicists-may-have-discovered-higgs-boson-particle.html

The Real Great Divide
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/06/robert-putnam-class-now-trumps-race-as-the-great-divide-in-america/259256/

What we say, what dogs hear
http://bigthink.com/think-tank/do-dogs-speak-human?

Using your "dark side"
http://www.algalves.com/html/ten_tips.1.HTM

30 accents in the English language, for your entertainment
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtB1W8zkY5A

I'm off to fix the tomato plants and water plants. Hope for rain!

6 comments:

mybabyjohn/Delores said...

I think we need something a little stronger than hope when it comes to rain...we haven't had any in days and none in the forecast.

Austan said...

Lawless- I don't know of anything stronger than hope!

Susan Flett Swiderski said...

Woo HOO! We got a gully washer here last night. Came down so hard and so fast, the front yard turned into a lake. Here's hoping you guys get some soon, too. (Our rain barrel is full again!)

Geo. said...

Floods! Heat! Malware Monday! Monday? Don't like Monday. Be careful everybody!

Cathy Olliffe-Webster said...

What, no locusts?

Katheleen Chaney said...

It rolled off the table, and onto the floor. My poor meatball, rolled out-of-the-door.