- Biden to Sign Executive Order Granting Farmers Right to Repair Protections - VICE:
Psaki did not provide many specifics, but it seems as though this specific executive order would be focused on farmers, who for years have struggled to repair their tractors and other farm equipment due to software used by companies like John Deere that lock farmers out of their own equipment. John Deere and its competitors have used agricultural trade groups to lobby against right to repair legislation and eventually agreed to offer a watered-down version of it in hopes of killing the movement altogether. Deere did not follow through with its obligations under even that watered-down agreement, which gave the movement new urgency, as Motherboard reported earlier this year.
- Huge goldfish found in Minnesota lake as officials warn against dumping pets into public waters - The Washington Post:
Also known by the scientific name Carassius auratus, goldfish can live to be 25 years old, weigh as much as four pounds and measure well over a foot long. They're also surprisingly resilient: They can survive in severe conditions and can weather winters in bodies of water that have frozen over, living for months without oxygen.
- Gun resembling Lego toy sparks backlash in US - BBC News:
A US gun company is facing a backlash for producing a pistol that looks like a children's toy made of Lego. [...] It is illegal in the US to produce a children's toy that precisely resembles a real gun, but the laws do not explicitly prevent manufacturers from making a gun that resembles a toy.
- The cost of buying a home has increased by 130 per cent over two generations and Generation X is bearing the debt burden - ABC News
- Universe 25: The Mouse "Utopia" Experiment That Turned Into An Apocalypse | IFLScience
- WATCH: Unpaid Contractor Wrecks New German Apartments With Excavator:
A general contractor in Germany caused nearly $600,000 worth of damage to a luxury apartment complex because he believed the developer owed him around $5.8 million in outstanding debts. People with earthmoving equipment have somewhat direct negotiation tactics available.
- Top Fuel Australia forms breakaway championship. Australian top fuel has a surprising amount of drama and intrigue for such a small field. 1320 vs 1000, ANDRA vs IHRA, now a breakaway comp...
- Walls Are Back - The Atlantic:
Personal space is finally back in style, but re-creating it after two decades of its destruction is hardly a straightforward task.
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