"In the UK, alcohol is now the leading cause of death in men between 16 and 54. Over 20% of the total. More than ¾ of liver cirrhosis deaths, 7% of cancer deaths and 25% of injury deaths in adults > 65 years of age in Europe in 2004 were due to alcohol."
I have been screaming the whole day 😂😂😂😂😂😂
"It's not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it." Seneca
‘Tense, claustrophobic, gripping, thrilling, realistic: just some of the adjectives no one is using to describe BBC1’s Sunday night submarine drama Vigil’
✍️ James Delingpole
Reminder: for those long voicenotes that one friend always sends... you can 2x it
Remember, folks: However bad your Monday is, at least you're not interviewing Richard Bucket.
Breaking News: The WHO approved the first ever malaria vaccine, which could save tens of thousands of children in sub-Saharan Africa. The quest for this vaccine has been underway for a hundred years, a WHO official said, and is a "historic event." https://nyti.ms/3oxUgAy
Facebook-owned Whatsapp being down is a reminder that you and your friends should probably be using a more private, non-profit alternative like @Signalapp@twitter.com anyway (or another open-source app of your choice).
It's just as free, and takes like 30 seconds to switch.
“I noticed it over and over again,” he said. “The people who were most vocal against others using performance-enhancing drugs were the ones who were using performance-enhancing drugs.” https://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/01/science/spite-is-good-spite-works.html
1/Here's my take on the recent Facebook scandal involving research into the psychological effects of teens using Instagram.
Once again, I'll be fighting Brandolini’s Law “The amount of energy needed to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude larger than to produce it.”
This model does not exist. https://modelme.tech
I can’t stop watching this interview on repeat, absolutely incredible Alan Partridge level interview skills
'Rare white stag shot out of concern for motorists' would be too clunky a metaphor for the moral condition of the nation if it occurred in a work of fiction. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/sep/27/rare-white-stag-killed-by-police-after-running-through-merseyside-streets?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1632770962
Broken Arrow: The Lost Nukes
Lost nuclear weapons are one of my favorite topics, because most people are completely unaware of them. Whether by incompetence or unexplained phenomenon, there are dozens of nuclear devices that have been completely lost to humanity.
1) In 54 BC, Cicero helped oversee home improvements at the properties of his brother Quintus, who was off in Britain campaigning with Julius Caesar. Forget grand orations and treatises, in one splendid letter Cicero updates his brother on the slow progress of a cowboy builder...
THIS MACHINE GREENS - a documentary film about Bitcoin and the future of clean energy https://thismachinegreens.com/
Windows key + Shift + S, pass it on ⌨️