Tag Archives: July 2022

Aerial Views: Coastlines & Landscapes Of Scotland

Scotland, most northerly of the four parts of the United Kingdom, occupying about one-third of the island of Great Britain. The name Scotland derives from the Latin Scotia, land of the Scots, a Celtic people from Ireland who settled on the west coast of Great Britain about the 5th century CE. The name Caledonia has often been applied to Scotland, especially in poetry. It is derived from Caledonii, the Roman name of a tribe in the northern part of what is now Scotland.

Front Page – The New York Times Sunday – July 31, 2022

How the Kremlin Is Forcing Ukrainians to Adopt Russian Life

In Russian-occupied regions in Ukraine, local leaders are forcing civilians to accept Russian rule. Next come sham elections that would formalize Vladimir V. Putin’s claim that they are Russian territories.

G.O.P. Feuding and Chaos Endanger the Party’s Chances in Michigan

A handwritten letter from Betsy DeVos, last seen trying to remove Donald Trump from office, elicited an 11th-hour endorsement. But is that enough to make peace among Michigan’s warring Republicans?

Front Page View: WSJ Weekend – July 30, 2022


Auto Makers Say Car Buyers Will Keep Spending

A backlog of customer orders, dealerships’ low vehicle inventory and shoppers willing to pay higher sticker prices have all led to a string of profitable quarters for most global car companies—and are fueling optimism for profits in coming quarters.5 min read

Climate Package Would Give Green-Energy Investors a Lift

Clean-tech and renewable-power stocks got a boost with the proposed $369 billion Senate energy and climate-spending package—and investments in nascent tech are in line to benefit even more.4 min read

Take a look at the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal https://on.wsj.com/3OMem3w

Cover Previews: Science Magazine – July 29, 2022


Surprise virus tied to pediatric hepatitis cases

Two viruses plus a child’s genetic background may explain a recent surge in the United Kingdom

NSF grant decisions reflect systemic racism, study argues

Success rates for white scientists far exceed the NSF average, whereas Black and Asian researchers do worse

Ancient Europeans farmed dairy—but couldn’t digest milk

Giant study of ancient pottery and DNA challenges common evolutionary explanation for lactase persistence

A small marine isopod plays a role in fertilizing red seaweed, according to a new report that presents evidence of animal-mediated “pollination” in the marine environment. Read that study and more this week in Science: https://fcld.ly/fhhe8ba

Previews: New Scientist Magazine – July 30, 2022



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