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Talk about addiction. This morning, while out cycling in the countryside, I passed a woman completely absorbed by her phone screen while riding a horse.

Noted on the 28th of August, 2019 Details

An influencer is defending her decision to post a photo shoot of her motorcycle accident on instagram.

I've been in worse condition from a cycling crash. I'm not sure how real this is but it's positively Ballardian.

Linked on the 20th of August, 2019 Details

At 4°C of warming, would a billion people survive? What scientists say.

I recently watched a BBC interview with Extinction Rebellion's co-founder Roger Hallam where he mentions six billion people could die from starvation and war before the end of the century.

My future outlook as far as the coming climate emergency is downright bleak and even I was a bit surprised at the numbers he was throwing out. Well, it turns out there are scientists out there who believe exactly that.

Linked on the 20th of August, 2019 Details

Concrete clickbait: next time you share a spomenik photo, think about what it means.

Photos of these modernist monuments are frequently shared without context or wrongly attributed to commissioning by Tito. Theirs is a story of historical erasure and lessons from the past we seem to be ignoring yet again.

Linked on the 17th of August, 2019 Details

Chernobyl: a 'debt to the truth'

It's always been incredibly difficult for me to get a fair view of nuclear energy. Mostly due to the absurdly obvious amount of lobbying from the industry. This article on the consequences of Chernobyl and other incidents shows that lobbying to be even more insidious than I thought.

Linked on the 15th of August, 2019 Details

Fossil fuel burning leaps to new record, crushing clean energy and climate efforts.

The graphs in this article are terrifying. Our energy use is constantly growing while simultaneously pushing the percentage of renewables in use to insignificance. We are definitely on the path to catastrophe.

Linked on the 8th of August, 2019 Details