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Open Thread - 6/16/2019
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 6 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Fact Sheet for Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential Adverse Events Associated With Isoxazoline Flea and Tick Products
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, adverse effects, Flea and Tick treatment )

- 1 day ago -
WARNING for pet owners. The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinarians of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class.
The Undark Nights of Summer
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, sky, summer twilight )

- 2 hours ago -
Guy Ottewell lives in England. His illustrations of 3-dimensional space are illuminating. Long summer twilights, explained.
Two Friday the 13ths in 2019
Society & Culture  (tags: Friday the 13th, calendars, numbers, beliefs )

- 1 day ago -
Do you have friggatriskaidekaphobia ... an irrational fear of Friday the 13th? Today isn't Friday the 13th. But it is exactly 13 weeks before a Friday the 13th in September. Then, exactly 13 weeks after that, 2019's second Friday the 13th will fall in Dec
Massive Power Blackout Hits Latin America
World  (tags: Argentina, world, Latin America, Uruguay, power failures, power blackout, world, media, news )

- 1 day ago -
Failure in electrical interconnection has left millions in Argentina and Uruguay without power
Amazing June for Noctilucent Clouds
Science & Tech  (tags: noctilucent clouds, meteors, Earth, atmosphere )

- 1 day ago -
For the northern part of Earth, the season for seeing noctilucent clouds - clouds that shine at night - typically begins in June. This June has been particularly fine for seeing these electric-blue clouds. Photos and VIDEO here.
Handpicked Photos From the American Wilderness | Nature - BabaMail
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, photos capturing beauty of US wilderness )

- 9 hours ago -
A new photo exhibit by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has recently been published, named "Wilderness forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places."
Australia's Controversial Adani Coal Mine Gets Final Government Approval
World  (tags: climate-change, coal mines, Australia, pollution, politics )

- 42 minutes ago -
Australia's environmental laws do not take into account the impacts of projects on climate change.
Scientists- Earth Endangered By New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans
Offbeat  (tags: humor, humans, society, unusual )

- 7 hours ago -
INNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)-Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.
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