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[via Livia Albeck-Ripka]

March 16, 2020 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)


Excellent, gripping eight-part series on Amazon Prime.

Andrea Riseborough, Harold Torres, and Dane DeHaan — the latter two new to me — are superb.

Wonderful photography in places around the world as the drug deal from hell — five tons of pure cocaine — makes its way from Mexico to Europe.

March 16, 2020 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Bird and Cat

YouTube caption: 'I was just sitting here doing something close to nothing (but different than the day before) when a beautiful bird alighted outside my window about ten feet away. For once, I was quick enough to get my phone and camera on it. Gray Cat joined me to make observations."

March 16, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

BehindTheMedspeak: World Health Organization COVID-19 Live Global Status Report

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The facts.

[via Benedict Evans]


Note added March 17, 2020 at 10:19 am EDT: this site


is more up to date than the one up top.

Thanks to reader Ms. Radoo for the heads-up.

March 16, 2020 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

Indoor Snowball Fight

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From websites:

Whether you're a kid, an adult, or an adult kid, you're gonna love these Indoor Snowballs.

You won't have to worry about the kids getting injured, or Aunt Mary's ashes being knocked over.


The snowballs are made from a cotton-wool-like material which is very soft and very light — but not too light.

They're still heavy enough to be accurate, so you can hit someone in the face and it won't hurt.


25 snowballs for $14.99.

March 16, 2020 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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