- Is Elon Musk creating a utopian city? The hellish, heavenly history of company towns | Housing | The Guardian
- Plastic-eating backyard fungi discovery boosts hopes for a solution to the recycling crisis - ABC News:
Professor Abbas said he was "very confident" the technology could be scaled up to process thousands of tonnes of plastic a year, because the same techniques were already being used in different fields.
- Canary Wharf: Spectacular photos of skyscraper rediscovered - BBC News
- 'Is that satire?': Outrage as Peter V'landys describes NRL as 'wagering content' | Gambling | The Guardian. No surprise that the horse gambling hack sees football purely as a vehicle for gambling.
- Orcas have sunk 3 boats in Europe and appear to be teaching others to do the same. But why? | Live Science
- If this is the best we can hope for, why do we even bother? - The Shot:
In Australia’s infantile political theatre, approving a new coal mine and being sad about it is considered a victory for the environment, better and more progressive than approving a new coal mine while gloating about it and/or crash tackling a small child into the dirt. ... We need to constantly ask ourselves where power really lies in Australia, because the Government doesn’t appear to be the answer.
- Enhanced Games: audacious plan for sporting event without drug testing | Drugs in sport | The Guardian - something like this seems inevitable, but the promoter's rhetoric is bullshit. Anti-doping agencies aren't anti-science, they are anti-cheating. People aren't doping to advance humanity, they're doping to win by breaking the rules of their sport. People who had past accolades stripped for drugs were cheating and knew it - they're not unsung heroes, they're just cheats. Go nuts with the doped-up olympics - but don't come in with bullshit arguments.
- Cat bibs trialled by Eurobodalla council to stop pets killing native wildlife - ABC News:
[Cats] live four times longer on average if they are kept inside...pretty good argument on its own, TBH.
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