Wednesday, January 9, 2019

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
What Does Diversity Have to Do with Science?
https://www.prageru.com/videos/what-does-diversity-have-do-science

Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em! Decisions on whether to 'up the ante' and take risks are the result of biases hardwired into our brains over the course of a lifetime
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6566025/Decisions-risks-result-biases-hardwired-brains.html

Thanks, BF ... 
No weapons involved but he told her he had a gun – it was cardboard shaped like a gun.  She is Brazilian UFC fighter Polyana Viana.


HEALTH
Plague confirmed in third Wyoming cat in last six months: officials
https://nypost.com/2019/01/07/plague-confirmed-in-third-wyoming-cat-in-last-six-months-officials/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

MENTAL HEALTH
How Instagram takes a toll on influencers' brains 
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/08/instagram-influencers-psychology-social-media-anxiety?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVUy0xOTAxMDg%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GuardianTodayUS&CMP=GTUS_email

APA guidelines warn of 'traditional masculinity,' men harmed by too much 'competitiveness'
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jan/8/apa-guidelines-warn-of-traditional-masculinity-men/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=eFXPPaEG8yWsWDzJbWqqEcXqxUNr7NtjmzQnFLlVJXxHSNKyov%2BVI8co1pDCjf4O&bt_ts=1546980290827

PROGRESSIVES UNHINGED
Ocasio-Cortez Explodes After Fact-Check, Doesn't Want To Be Held To Same Standards As Trump
https://www.dailywire.com/news/41889/meltdown-ocasio-cortez-explodes-after-fact-check-ryan-saavedra

HUMOR
The News in Zingers 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0119/hamilton.php3

Arkansas Tree Chop Goes Very Wrong
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/arkansas-tree-chop-goes-very-wrong?pl=pl-the-latest

BUSINESS
This is the No. 1 job in America if you want to make six figures and have low stress
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/brace-yourself-this-is-the-only-job-in-america-that-pays-six-figures-and-has-low-levels-of-stress-2019-01-08

Sears to Stay Open Another Week; Auction Set for Monday
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/08/business/sears-bankruptcy-auction.html?emc=edit_ne_20190108&nl=evening-briefing&nlid=5893540820190108&te=1

BUDGET
Farm Bill Slapdash Process Led to Terrible Outcomes...Again
https://townhall.com/columnists/demianbrady/2019/01/07/farm-bill-slapdash-process-led-to-terrible-outcomes--again-n2538617?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=01/08/2019&bcid=3cb4e56ddeac8885c78e874bb1d8f1a4&recip=27077809

CLIMATE CHANGE
Global warming of oceans equivalent to an atomic bomb per second 
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/07/global-warming-of-oceans-equivalent-to-an-atomic-bomb-per-second?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX1VTTW9ybmluZ0JyaWVmaW5nLTE5MDEwOA%3D%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=USMorningBriefing&CMP=usbriefing_email

When the ice melts: the catastrophe of vanishing glaciers 
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/jan/08/when-the-ice-melts-the-catastrophe-of-vanishing-glaciers?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX1VTTW9ybmluZ0JyaWVmaW5nLTE5MDEwOA%3D%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=USMorningBriefing&CMP=usbriefing_email

ENVIRONMENT
U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/08/climate/greenhouse-gas-emissions-increase.html?emc=edit_ne_20190108&nl=evening-briefing&nlid=5893540820190108&te=1

Journalists Reporting on the Environment Faced Increased Dangers in 2018 
https://www.ecowatch.com/environmental-journalism-dangers-2625358139.html

'Voice of the forest': George the snail, last of his kind, dies at age 14 
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/08/george-the-snail-tree-snail-hawaiian-islands-biodiversity?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVUy0xOTAxMDg%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GuardianTodayUS&CMP=GTUS_email

Monarch Butterfly Population Plummets in California 
https://www.ecowatch.com/monarch-butterfly-population-california-2625340950.html

TECHNOLOGY
Oops! Autonomous robot struck and 'killed' by a self-driving Tesla in Las Vegas ahead of CES
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6566655/Oops-Autonomous-robot-struck-killed-self-driving-Tesla-Las-Vegas-ahead-CES.html

Scientists develop a ground-breaking robot 'which could revolutionize spinal surgery' because it can drill holes with 0.1mm accuracy - better than EVER recorded for humans
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6565763/Robot-perform-accurately-humanely-possible-revolutionise-spinal-surgery.html

The Antichrist will control mankind through gadgets and the Internet as people 'fall into slavery' to smartphones, warns leader of Russian Orthodox Church
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6568267/The-Antichrist-control-mankind-smartphones-warns-leader-Russian-Orthodox-Church.html

Alexa, Why Won't You Reply to My Father? 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0119/purcell010819.php3

VOLCANOLOGY
Meter‐Scale Experiments on Magma‐Water Interaction
https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2018JB015682

Scientists Blew Up Lava in a Backyard Volcano to Unlock the Secrets of the Most Violent Eruptions
https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/a25475725/university-buffalo-volcano-eruptions-water/

NATIONAL SECURITY
Just 6 immigrants stopped at border were on terror watch list: report
https://nypost.com/2019/01/07/just-6-immigrants-stopped-at-border-were-on-terror-watch-list-report/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Trump's own words greatest barrier to border wall
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jan/8/donald-trump-vow-have-mexico-pay-border-wall-backf/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=tc%2F9XvPpZ7NhVtWX9sBrJxA%2FDFaT5qgop9%2Bwy0cbSRMGh1ulIjr6uMvZKj2gwf2y&bt_ts=1546998674056

LAW AND ORDER
A new trend in criminal-justice reform rationalizes stealing 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0119/rufo010819..php3

SYRIA
Erdo─čan chides Bolton and calls on US to hand over Syria bases 
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/08/erdogan-us-bolton-turkey-syria-withdrawal-kurdish?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVUy0xOTAxMDg%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GuardianTodayUS&CMP=GTUS_email

Mike Pompeo: 'We've taken down 99 percent' of the ISIS caliphate
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/mike-pompeo-weve-taken-down-99-percent-of-the-isis-caliphate

IMMIGRATION
Mexico’s interior minister outlines plans to secure their southern border against illegal immigrants
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/01/mexicos_interior_minister_outlies_plans_to_secure_their_southern_border_against_illegal_immigrants.html

TRUMPGATE
Manafort Shared Campaign Polling Data with Russian Associate, Prosecutors Claim 
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/paul-manafort-shared-trump-campaign-polling-data-with-russian-associate-prosecutors-claim/

POLITICS
LA County cleanup of voter rolls likely to cut 1.5 million 
https://washingtontimes-dc.newsmemory.com/?token=8d68f8a91a24e4598db387039d5bbd87_5c34bcae_5cd1fdb&selDate=20190108&goTo=A01&artid=1&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=washingtontimes-E-Editions&utm_source=washingtontimes&utm_content=Read-Button

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"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)

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