qikipedia: “In order to determine if dogs feel jealousy, researchers at the University of Auckland made dogs watch them pet stuffed dogs. The dogs were indeed jealous of the stuffed dogs.”
Ranked voting — a great explanatory cartoon: “You Can’t Waste Your Vote.” A loved one is against this, but I don’t understand why …
@qikipedia: “According to one hybrid naming convention, the offspring of a male polar bear and a female grizzly is a ‘pizzly’ bear; while the offspring of a male grizzly and female polar is a ‘grolar’ bear.”
Watching Sopranos and really not entranced with Meadow’s acting abilities. Very one-note.
Axios: “It has been 10 years since South Carolina last executed an inmate on death row, and lawmakers argue this is because pharmaceutical companies have refused to sell states the drugs to carry out lethal injections, per NYT. […] The bill would also bring back the electric chair as an option if the state cannot obtain lethal injections.”
“Venice-based graffiti artist Manuel Di Rita, known as Peeta, created this eye-fooling mural in Mannheim in 2019.”
NASA: “It is clear that China is failing to meet responsible standards regarding their space debris. It is critical that China and all spacefaring nations and commercial entities act responsibly and transparently in space to ensure the safety, stability, security, and long-term sustainability of outer space activities.”
powerjock: “gomez addams is the dream friend. id kill to have that dude in my corner. like if he found out my company closed cuz of covid he’d just give me 5k a month until ‘you get back on your feet, old boy’. I’d have to sword fight him like twice a week but then I’d just get better at sword fighting. literally what is the downside.”
@caitoz: “Make a show called Actually That Was America. Tell average Americans on the street about evil things America did, EXCEPT you tell them it was a country the US hates. Film their reaction. Scream, ‘ACTUALLY THAT WAS AMERICA!’ It never gets old; you never run out of evil things!”
Chicago heavy repair shop for locomotives, circa early 1940s. Some amazing photography there.
“And love isn’t a fact. It’s a hunch at first. And then later it’s a series of decisions, a lifetime of decisions. That’s love.” – Welcome to Night Vale #100