Mark’s news digest March 6-7, 2021. This weekend’s digest of national and international news by Mark O’Brien. Click on the links to go to the original publisher’s page
This looks super cool, amazing, brilliant idea
Looks to me like it is a mirage, not much is going to be achieved for the energy and hype. Biomass is not really a clean sustainable energy source.
H2 is moving fast, Australia needs to get moving on this, which thanks to Twiggy Forrest, it is
Canberra sex abuse story
It really seems like Australia is about to go through the sexual revolution that Europe and US went through in the 1960-70s. And it is painful to watch.
Great to see existence has a sense of irony!
Headline falsely insinuates some kind of conspiracy that is not there, but there are titbits within this article
A little ironic when so much of Europe does not want this vaccine, and I agree with them anyway – they have had catastrophic impacts from covid and must supply own population before shipping overseas.
Not at all surprised ‘they’ want to do this. Realistically, having seen on a very small scale, next to many other countries, the devastation once the virus gets into the community, and I agree that there needs to be option for home isolation if not carrying disease (as is unlikely if vaxxed) but still isolating for two weeks. Get used to it folks, this is how it goes.
In an article linked on a previous post someone posited that covid affects overweight and obese people more, which could be why US and UK have had so many cases while Asia has not.
Benefits of microdosing LSD might be placebo effect, study finds
Californians on universal basic income paid off debt and got full-time jobs
$500 a month was just a wage support that seems to have worked – given US hourly rate can be as low as $5 it is really needed there. This did not really provide any other useful data though for UBI in other places
This news digest arose from the recent Facebook stoush. Seems better to read news without Facebook watching over your shoulder.