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  1. Earth News
    “Earth science research, climate change, and global warming. The latest news and updates from” 🇬🇧
    Strong quake shakes main Indonesia island, no major damage
    A strong earthquake shook parts of Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, causing panic but only minor damage just two weeks after an equally powerful quake killed hundreds.
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  2. Medical Xpress
    “Medical and health news service that features the most comprehensive coverage in the fields of neuroscience, cardiology, cancer, HIV/AIDS, psychology, psychiatry, dentistry, genetics, diseases and conditions, medications and more.” 🇬🇧
    China reports 2 new COVID deaths as some restrictions eased
    China on Sunday reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 as some cities move cautiously to ease anti-pandemic restrictions amid increasingly vocal public frustration over the measures.
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  3. Laudator Temporis Acti NEW
    “A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites, a florilegium of elegant extracts….” By Michael Gilleland.
    Not for Myself Alone
    Rhetorica ad Herennium 4.43.55 (tr. Harry Caplan, with his note): The wise man will think that for the common weal he ought to undergo every peril. Often he will say to himself: 'Not for self …
    By Michael Gilleland, 285 words

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  4. Conservative Home
    “Britain's leading Conservative blog for news, comment, analysis and campaigns, edited by Paul Goodman.” By Paul Goodman, et al. 🇬🇧
    Portillo “suspects Tory MPs might be quite weary” of “hints of new policy on illegal immigration”
    ‘They need to make it clear that if you come here you are not going to be accepted.’ GB News Political Reporter, Katherine Forster, says a broken asylum system is ‘really hurting the Tories in …
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  5. Velcro City Tourist Board
    “science fiction / social theory / infrastructural change / utopian narratology.” By Paul Graham Raven. 🇬🇧
    intellectual fracking / notes toward the declaration of the Butlerian jihad
    Friend-of-the-show Jay Springett talks a lot about “cultural fracking”, and is back on that beat this weekend. I’m feeling it; the big cultural events I’ve seen discussed this morning in the various feeds I follow …
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  6. Dezeen
    “architecture and design magazine.” 🇺🇸
    Polysmiths designs "beautifully sustainable" London house featuring cork-lined living spaces
    Architecture studio Polysmiths used cork panels to clad internal and external surfaces at Cork House in east London, which was built using materials available during the Covid-19 lockdown. Polysmiths director Charles Wu adopted the roles …
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  7. Vintage Everyday
    “Bring back some good or bad memories.”
    Hand Pump Restores Breathing, 1940
    In 1940, life-giving air was forced into the lungs of a patient by a hand-powered pump developed by a Swiss doctor, who expected it to be useful in treating soldiers after poison-gas attacks. The plunger …
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  8. Londonist - Things to see and do in London
    “The latest news in London, what's on and events, the best London food and pubs, history and trivia, what's free and cheap in London.” 🇬🇧
    Warm Banks In London: Where To Find One And How To Use Them This Winter
    Image: iStock/Alina Rosanova This is not something we thought we'd be writing in 2022, but here goes. Many London councils and other organisations are opening warm banks (also known as warm havens, warm spaces, heat …
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  9. The Points Guy UK NEW
    “Maximise your travel.” 🇬🇧
    TPG reader question: How do I switch from a Gold to a British Airways American Express card?
    Editor’s note: This article is part of a weekly column to answer your credit card, points and miles and general travel questions. If you would like to ask us a question, tweet us at @thepointsguyuk, …
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  10. Richard Smith's non-medical blogs NEW
    Voices from Things Growing in a Churchyard by Thomas Hardy
    I’m very fond of Thomas Hardy’s poems, but I didn’t know this on until I read it this mornning in the Oxford Book of Death. It captures a thought that has always been a comfort …
    By Richard Smith, 338 words

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  11. Biology News
    “Read the latest science news from on biology, evolution, microbiology, biotechnology.” 🇬🇧
    New toothy diving dinosaur discovered
    A new species of non-avian dinosaur with a streamlined body similar to those of modern diving birds, such as penguins and auks, is described in a study published in Communications Biology. The findings represent the …
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  12. Lifeboat Foundation News Blog
    “Has tens of thousands of scientific blog posts!” 🇺🇸
    This is Ameca, the most advanced life-like robot in the world! 😯🔥 #shorts
    Today, “Humans love compliments” Next, “Humans love treats” Next, “Humans like to be walk on a leash” This is basically iRobot in real-life. Read more
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  13. Weird Universe NEW
    “Exploring every aspect of a human and natural cosmos that is not only stranger than we imagine but stranger than we can imagine.” By Paul DiFilippo, Alex Boese. 🇺🇸
    Teach your wife to be a widow
    Donald L. Rogers was financial editor of the New York Herald Tribune. He originally wrote "Teach your wife to be a widow" as an article for Collier's Magazine, and later expanded it into a book …
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  14. Blue Witch : "defiantly and resplendently un-trendy"
    Advent Horror Day 4
    Continuing my Alternative Advent Calendar pictures, piles of mess like this have been a big part of our lives: Amongst...
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  15. Cool Tools
    “Cool tools really work. A cool tool can be any book, gadget, software, video, map, hardware, material, or website that is tried and true.” 🇺🇸
    Palette/Ultralight running shoes/Futurepedia
    Sign up here to get Recomendo a week early in your inbox. Free photo colorizerI use Palette to colorize my old black and white photos into fresh color ones. It’s a free webpage that uses …
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