Thursday, November 14, 2019

PLATT - CURATED News

GENERAL INTEREST
Horrific home inspections: The strangest, scariest things inspectors have seen during their visits
https://www.foxnews.com/real-estate/horrific-home-inspections-the-strangest-scariest-things-inspectors-have-seen-during-their-visits

HEALTH
Facing ???Certain Death,??? Teenager With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant [???What I saw in his lungs is like nothing I???ve seen before, and I???ve been doing lung transplants for 20 years,??? Dr. Nemeh said.]
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/health/vaping-double-lung-transplant.html?auth=login-email&emc=edit_NN_p_20191113&instance_id=13816&login=email&nl=morning-briefing&regi_id=58935408ion%3DwhatElse&section=whatElse%3Fcampaign_id%3D9&segment_id=18741&te=1&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/13/health/candida-auris-resistant-hospitals.html?te=1&nl=evening-briefing&emc=edit_ne_20191113?campaign_id=57&instance_id=13831&segment_id=18758&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab&regi_id=58935408

Pneumonic Plague Is Diagnosed in China
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/13/world/asia/plague-china-pneumonic.html?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20191113&section=whatElse?campaign_id=9&instance_id=13816&segment_id=18741&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab&regi_id=58935408ion=whatElse

Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio'
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-50266547

Excessive brain activity linked to a shorter life
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/shorter_life_brain.php3

PARENTING
When my son Googled me, we both learned a painful lesson about the Internet
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/mom_son_web_lesson.php3

HUMOR
I need a digital mood ring
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/barreca111319.php3

Rogue Report
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/hamilton111319.php3

EDUCATION
Where Civility Is a Motto, a School Integration Fight Turns Bitter
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/us/howard-county-school-redistricting.html

????????
Disney+ slaps content warning for 'outdated cultural depictions' on classic animated movies
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/disney-plus-content-warning-outdated-cultural-depictions-classic-animated-movies

Missouri high school football coach, team under fire for ???illegal??? prayer after complaint from atheist group
https://www.foxnews.com/us/missouri-high-school-football-illegal-prayer

BUSINESS
???Right to Repair??? Does Not Mean the Right to Intellectual Property
https://townhall.com/columnists/bethanypatterson/2019/11/12/right-to-repair-does-not-mean-the-right-to-intellectual-property-n2556133?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=11/13/2019&bcid=3cb4e56ddeac8885c78e874bb1d8f1a4&recip=27077809

Mandatory Shortages
https://townhall.com/columnists/johnstossel/2019/11/13/mandatory-shortages-n2556364?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=11/13/2019&bcid=3cb4e56ddeac8885c78e874bb1d8f1a4&recip=27077809

Boys and girls have an equal aptitude for math ??? so why are there are so few women in higher paying STEM jobs?
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/boys-and-girls-have-an-equal-aptitude-for-math-so-why-are-there-are-so-few-women-in-higher-paying-stem-jobs-2019-11-12

WEATHER
England floods: What is making them worse?
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-50393617

ENTOMOLOGY
The wonderful world of insects -- 11/13/19
https://mailchi.mp/delanceyplace.com/the-wonderful-world-of-insects-111319?e=a218d00c99

TECHNOLOGY
Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49759626

CYBER SECURITY
Malware developers are betting you'll be fooled by 'Donald Trump Screen of Death'
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/political_malware.php3

iSpy? Facebook Is Using Your iPhone???s Camera Behind Your Back
https://www.idropnews.com/news/facebook-is-using-your-iphone-camera-behind-your-back/122723/

LAW AND ORDER
No, There Is NO Major 'Hate Crime' Problem
https://patriotpost.us/articles/66762?mailing_id=4653&utm_medium=email&utm_source=pp.email.4653&utm_campaign=snapshot&utm_content=body

BIG BROTHER
Next in Google???s Quest for Consumer Dominance: Banking
https://www.wsj.com/articles/next-in-googles-quest-for-consumer-dominancebanking-11573644601?emailToken=5fcc9e2227a71ed8819de3b94f7397ffFdVyq8ONb4e63E0nGNOgcZFSGsDvnkPWhCsXXMz/g6PrKxuqiooFPDW5owrUhW8JS+9L0d26ZkujmLsxQ2z/3XXaz+rzw0C5MrvejlrRXYs%3D&reflink=article_email_share

Google defends amassing health data on millions of people
https://www.foxnews.com/tech/google-health-data-defense

Court finds fault with warrantless searches of global travelers' laptops, phones
https://www.foxnews.com/tech/court-finds-fault-with-warrantless-searches-of-global-travelers-laptops-phones

CHINA
China wants to build its own Yellowstone
https://www.foxnews.com/science/china-wants-to-build-its-own-yellowstone

IMPEACHMENT
New impeachment czar will glue together unwieldy White House strategy
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/new-impeachment-czar-will-glue-together-unwieldy-white-house-strategy?utm_source=breaking_push&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=push_notifications&utm_source=WEX_News%20Brief_11/13/2019&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_News%20Brief&rid=5044

Dems trot out new charge as initial focus of impeachment hearings falls flat
https://nypost.com/2019/11/13/dems-trot-out-new-charge-as-initial-focus-of-impeachment-hearings-falls-flat/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

GOP senator: Republicans don't have votes to dismiss impeachment articles
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/470301-gop-senator-republicans-dont-have-votes-to-dismiss-impeachment-articles

Trump denies knowledge of call mentioned in impeachment hearing [The aid was eventually released and Ukraine did not make a public statement about the investigations.]
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/470356-trump-denies-knowledge-of-call-mentioned-in-impeachment-hearing

TRUMPGATE
Appeals court clears way for Congress to seek Trump financial records
https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/470395-appeals-court-clears-way-for-congress-to-seek-trump-financial

POLITICS
Mayor Pete Buttigieg catapults ahead of Dem field in new Iowa poll
https://nypost.com/2019/11/12/mayor-pete-buttigieg-catapults-ahead-of-dem-field-in-new-iowa-poll/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Warren Will Win The Dem Primary Race
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/morris111319.php3

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end ??? 
which you can never afford to lose ??? with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

PLATT - CURATED News

Krauthammer:?? The authoritarian temptation
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/krauthammer111219.php3

GENERAL INTEREST
A game you can't win
http://jewishworldreview.com/1119/mullen111219.php3

Who Should Win the Nobel Peace Prize?
https://www.prageru.com/video/who-should-win-the-nobel-peace-prize/

University of Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute to Appease Snowflake Students
https://townhall.com/columnists/toddstarnes/2019/11/11/university-of-virginia-cancels-21gun-salute-to-appease-snowflake-students-n2556271?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=11/12/2019&bcid=3cb4e56ddeac8885c78e874bb1d8f1a4&recip=27077809

MIND BOGGLING
??? Food and Wine magazine says PepsiCo is test marketing a Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew in college campuses. You can't make it up, the finest chemists that money can buy are busy testing the refreshment value of cheese-flavored taco chips mixed with Mountain Dew. It sends a clear message to the world from America, and that message is this: we will get to the cure for Ebola when we get to it.

HUMOR
The News in Zingers
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/hamilton111219.php3

SPORTS
N.F.L. Invites Teams to Watch Colin Kaepernick Work Out on Saturday
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/sports/football/colin-kaepernick-nfl-workout.html?te=1&nl=evening-briefing&emc=edit_ne_20191112?campaign_id=57&instance_id=13808&segment_id=18733&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab&regi_id=5893540820191112

HISTORY
Spain and Mexico's silver curse -- 11/12/19
https://mailchi.mp/delanceyplace.com/spain-and-mexicos-silver-curse-111219-7rsy0byj6g?e=a218d00c99

FINANCIAL
Warren???s ???2 Cents??? Come at Your Expense
https://www.wsj.com/articles/warrens-2-cents-come-at-your-expense-11573515899?emailToken=c0339ff11a39f87cc825d35b414c63d7USdXLF4TpNTnloZIS/M0doJFyXeeTukQGnZibW8xncZPMKkmM2ixRmpO678v+klcRb1Y54zHwOux33WbsQyfI45fA9zTrBF6zQ1L/Yx9VT0%3D&reflink=article_email_share

WEATHER
Most Destructive Hurricanes Now 3x More Frequent Than They Were a Century Ago ( .. or, maybe not ...)
https://www.ecowatch.com/most-destructive-hurricanes-climate-crisis-2641313585.html

SCIENCE
NYT Science Times: Ultra-Black Is the New Black
https://messaging-custom-newsletters.nytimes.com/template/oakv2?uri=nyt://newsletter/3cde1a49-d336-41d0-aacf-c35bbd80f36a&te=1&nl=science-times&emc=edit_sc_20191112?campaign_id=34&instance_id=13791&segment_id=18720&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab&regi_id=58935408

TECHNOLOGY
Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligence?
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50255191

NATIONAL SECURITY
Space war threats from China, Russia getting new U.S. assessment
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/space_threats.php3

LAW AND ORDER
???The Suspect??? Review: Collateral Damage
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-suspect-review-collateral-damage-11573515975?emailToken=5231ea94c0154f15a6be52b73bc289c60wOHNUnIbj2xHYBY5ZZISuiFb0dpeVsRVHASigsCmYtO5xIoP6fWW18ptS8lnNaA3YielNdoKul/jGFt384a2xm60Kg+OFyqarTHXGcSqYs%3D&reflink=article_email_share

Antivirus guru John McAfee thinks Jeffrey Epstein was murdered
https://nypost.com/2019/11/12/antivirus-guru-john-mcafee-thinks-jeffrey-epstein-was-murdered/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Iowa paid a security firm to break into a courthouse, then arrested employees when they succeeded
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/iowa-paid-a-security-firm-to-break-into-a-courthouse-then-arrested-employees-when-they-succeeded/ar-BBWEQ5M?ocid=spartandhp

BIG BROTHER
Google???s ???Project Nightingale??? Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans
https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-s-secret-project-nightingale-gathers-personal-health-data-on-millions-of-americans-11573496790?emailToken=b55392e779e3856b92c6a4d5f2e8bb02VNBoKUfIQ5WMKoU2jwPLtnsOcPtMk2pZIYEDi0paaZdcPkzG5jcNF71/DbMNxcxnYVmzU2FoSO+J47bg59fQQfVyQkGl2KKDnO30tzCfi+128yiRVY2txHLkLyMyYTzUd7SdWJ4A6lblZyU8acTJdBN+gZxif2iHnTXagvgjZ/8%3D&reflink=article_email_share

Project Nightingale: Google accesses trove of US patient data
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50388464

Google???s ???Project Nightingale??? Triggers Federal Inquiry
https://www.wsj.com/articles/behind-googles-project-nightingale-a-health-data-gold-mine-of-50-million-patients-11573571867?emailToken=7c33e349eca4d59547de465d42563d64IG10HUppDobBcZBXWkvRDQBTQpGqE1Dr71gTVGnQt8bgzicHcCC0nSnslsNSS1c2M0/XMTviRkQIeUWc/ZIVt1evYdQ9+eGtJm6Sbcr34aANSZVfotKk5+9QkMrUKSP+11tdAEtoIGpyNM16grH1RA%3D%3D&reflink=article_email_share

IRAN
Iran nuclear deal: IAEA finds uranium particles at undeclared site
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50382219

IMMIGRATION
The Court and the Dreamer Pawns
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-court-and-the-dreamer-pawns-11573517389?emailToken=22b923256f1d6c7a9ccf17551a960d24Mb7A7YzofUchiwfrBsxypL1TzwgNZOKG0xSMxitsmOc1bLv8kVU4rCjKUtI1mPi2nrcd1icT/E/BUJapaBX6aw%3D%3D&reflink=article_email_share

Divided Supreme Court leans toward allowing Trump to end DACA
https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/470075-supreme-court-sharply-divided-over-trumps-daca-repeal?userid=288549

IMPEACHMENT
After the Great Orange Whale
https://townhall.com/columnists/billmurchison/2019/11/12/after-the-great-orange-whale-n2556320?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=11/12/2019&bcid=3cb4e56ddeac8885c78e874bb1d8f1a4&recip=27077809

Gregg Jarrett: The Trump impeachment inquiry is already in big trouble. Here's who Democrats have to thank
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/gregg-jarrett-trump-impeachment-inquiry-trouble-democrats

There???s a Surprisingly Plausible Path to Removing Trump From Office
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/11/12/path-to-removing-donald-trump-from-office-229911?cid=apn

'Money-making enterprise': Intelligence officer files complaint over whistleblower donations
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/money-making-enterprise-intelligence-officer-files-complaint-over-whistleblower-donations?utm_source=breaking_push&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=push_notifications&utm_source=WEX_News%20Brief_11/12/2019&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_News%20Brief&rid=5044

How the Senate can stop a purely partisan impeachment
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/hewitt111219.php3

POLITICS
Burisma Cited Biden as It Lobbied Government To Reverse Corruption Charges
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/morris111219.php3

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end ??? 
which you can never afford to lose ??? with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

PLATT - CURATED News

GENERAL INTEREST
The Secret Benefits of Retelling Family Stories
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-secret-benefits-of-retelling-family-stories-11573468201?emailToken=05b215928012c1f3b2334ad400674917v/LJBdNJpEjCsO2chWUXZiQhYQPFG604pYGXG7rBOe9UcayfbuHf+xhhe86C35ju70lkBOtAjLjsbXLW5dvQv5E2R4sRP3v3NAu0sq6YvrI%3D&reflink=article_email_share

HEALTH
Political courage from a 7th grader
https://washingtontimes-dc.newsmemory.com/?token=bdb757217e85baea43fe2fb6d64aa6d5_5dc9979c_5cd1fdb&selDate=20191111&goTo=B03&artid=0&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=washingtontimes-E-Editions&utm_source=washingtontimes&utm_content=Read-Button

11 Surprising Benefits and Uses of Black Rice
https://www.ecowatch.com/black-rice-health-benefits-2641294979.html

HEALTH CARE
Warren’s health plan is big trouble for organized labor
https://nypost.com/2019/11/10/warrens-health-plan-is-big-trouble-for-organized-labor/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

CULTURE
Get Your Fear Here! Fresh, Hot Fear!
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/skenazy111119.php3

HUMOR
The News in Zingers
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/hamilton111119.php3

FINANCIAL
He bet his family’s entire life savings and mortgaged his home for a shot at millions — now he’s living the dream
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/he-bet-his-familys-entire-life-savings-and-mortgaged-his-home-for-a-shot-at-millions-now-hes-living-the-dream-2019-11-10

ENVIRONMENT
Scientists Create Fake Rhino Horn to Fight Poaching
https://www.ecowatch.com/rhino-horn-alternative-2641303357.html

ASTRONOMY
As SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites, Scientists See Threat to ‘Astronomy Itself’
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/11/science/spacex-starlink-satellites.html?auth=login-email&emc=edit_ne_20191111%3Fcampaign_id%3D57&instance_id=13786&login=email&nl=evening-briefing&regi_id=58935408&segment_id=18708&te=1&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab

TECHNOLOGY
The Quantum Computing Threat to American Security
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-quantum-computing-threat-to-american-security-11573411715?emailToken=16cf3e6cd1a737e5c21a84fdce48eec7VYPIWmUliIZMsxj1uQ29nRF4s5BOGWbF+olK164YF1roeWjxCZ23SXHxE3bQWT4zOyrBRHUFRaheDBoRPZLPqLQ1IRE2Wjzf4YYWJK5OXww%3D&reflink=article_email_share

MIT's 'virtually indestructible' Cheetah robots can now play soccer
https://www.foxnews.com/tech/mit-cheetah-robot-play-soccer

DEFENSE
Congress’ frustration mounts over stalled defense bill
https://washingtontimes-dc.newsmemory.com/?token=bdb757217e85baea43fe2fb6d64aa6d5_5dc9979c_5cd1fdb&selDate=20191111&goTo=A09&artid=0&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=washingtontimes-E-Editions&utm_source=washingtontimes&utm_content=Read-Button

MILITARY
WW2 Heroes - the story of Major Digby Tatham-Warter
https://www.history.co.uk/article/ww2-heroes-the-story-of-major-digby-tatham-warter?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20191111&section=backStory?campaign_id=9&instance_id=13773&segment_id=18691&user_id=534895be791870e2f49b8be32ff6f7ab&regi_id=58935408on=backStory

"War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself." —John Stuart Mill

Cold Welcome for Veterans on Campus
https://www.wsj.com/articles/cold-welcome-for-veterans-on-campus-11573411754?emailToken=0f5450cfd1109090d5efe9f908f17096KigM0Ots+3Wocpt4jsRcgkYEUOXYZeoArybRiY8CPtwU6JOST6N7QSbydnHbrI+l1Czp/KFOIiSFJQMs4zyVaQ%3D%3D&reflink=article_email_share

‘The Force’ Review: Extraordinary Irregulars
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-force-review-extraordinary-irregulars-11573415919?emailToken=9aede9dbdadf36a3b5d6d5f222a6b031z/z58EIS1IaE6DCh8g45te5os1TLXSNzBjxtQ0lPQGkEl6FPY+EjVAr8LDt/WU9gDILMOsose3OGGcxg3tRUtHdSI25QEBY4YNAKSwfTO4w%3D&reflink=article_email_share

The Iranian opposition fighters who mustn't think about sex
https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-50339928

RUSSIA
How Russia could force a nuclear war in the Baltics
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/brands111119.php3

On a Rocky Island, Russia Seeks Military and Psychological Edge
https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-a-rocky-island-russia-seeks-military-and-psychological-edge-11573480984?emailToken=dea1b84d9a0603c37c1d76676c867a0b6rn6Edoq3mNJQaflesepeBuRIidaizU2ZvFcBwRPr6mFQRdfT7oVrCrf96F0W83bu5t3iXctsyrX6Dam8DftVYPm8XRqQxoWmGQwUxo3joiAyalnt6JUVt4mn/UvtvDp&reflink=article_email_share

SPAIN
Spanish elections: Socialists win amid far-right surge
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50367870

IMMIGRATION
Judge Rules Against Merit-Based Immigration
https://patriotpost.us/articles/66704?mailing_id=4647&utm_medium=email&utm_source=pp.email.4647&utm_campaign=snapshot&utm_content=body

IMPEACHMENT
Nonwitnesses for Impeachment
https://www.wsj.com/articles/nonwitnesses-for-impeachment-11573417743?emailToken=dc69da78ad70a230ad4a9ce407b47deaWVEAgZ3PyUFkbopt1Mu0iZ+G/ibckY3smY2jBI+4kje6EtnDQNbKyGjqpfPwX47R3MvdWfzrXIY1yloZSMB1Eg%3D%3D&reflink=article_email_share

POLITICS
These Dem presidential candidates could be the next political casualties
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1119/malcolm111119.php3


"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end – 
which you can never afford to lose – with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)