Averting a Food Crisis….
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01181-3 An article from Nature about what needs to be done to avert a food crisis in a Covid afflicted world.
50 Must-Read Microhistory Books
https://bookriot.com/2018/11/14/must-read-microhistory-books/ History books I will get soon.
The ending of this book really blew me away.
My endeavors in reading this book by the magnificent Susan Bauer never ceased to amaze me and enthrall me with it’s incredible history condensed into easy to read chapters. While it did take me 3-4 months of sporadic reading to finally finish this 700 page monster, from the very beginning I knew I was in […]
Incredible footage of the Earth rising over the Moon. Credit: JAXA / NHK
PBS “The Gilded Age” (2018) – Meet the titans and barons of the late 19th century, whose extravagance contrasted with the poverty of the struggling workers who challenged them. The disparities between them sparked debates still raging today, as inequality rises above that of the Gilded Age.
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/gilded-age/ Wonder if this will become a topic of contemporary thought during these dark times.
Warning From Wuhan (2020) Chen Quishi, an activist, risks everything to report the truth on the Coronavirus and is disappeared by the Chinese Goverment. Vice report.
A link to a video about the Chinese activist Chen Quishi, please help spread awareness of the true situation in China.
A beautiful aurora beneath the stars seen from space. Credits- NASA johnson/ Riccardo Rossi
https://v.redd.it/4rzpepywnfu41 A seriously beautiful view of the Aurora borealis from space worth sharing.
TIL: Certain ant species commit suicide to protect their territory. As stinging wasn’t effective against some predators, they evolved the ability to self-sacrifice to kill one or more enemies. They wrap themselves around an opponent & explodes, releasing sticky corrosive material killing both.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autothysis Imagine for an second if we humans had the same defense mechanism.