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Sorry to inform you all that this violently awful finance swag exists (HT @tara_mulholland )
@CRTejada "There is no other country that we could find that had a similarly stable record of economic performance over four years, as far back as we could find quarterly economic data, for the top 20 economies in the world. "
Anyone aware of a @gocardigan-like service for bulk-downloading and deleting old tweets? It was incredibly useful.
Police officer had his baton taken from him and was attacked with it. Drew his pistol and aimed at protesters. Astonished nobody killed here tonight.
This is so cool. The UK's current heatwave is exposing the outline of ancient hill forts and settlements. Soil quality today is still affected by iron age construction, so the grass on top changes colour at a different pace in the sun. HT
These videos are bonkers. Regardless of what you think of the protests or their political expediency, you get a handful of videos every week that suggest officers out there are just not up to the job they're faced with (Source: )
This is an amazing piece. To censor China's internet, the censors have to be taught the real version of Chinese history so that they know what to block.
A really excellent @trey_menefee article on HKPF here. The force is unusually large and acts as a gendarmerie. It is unusually well paid, inspiring loyalty, exercises serious political authority and has no institutional checks.
Brilliant - pictures of an old bloke with cool tattoos in Thailand go viral. Turns out he's a Yakuza boss on the run
I've seen hundreds of articles about protecting young people from social media, limiting screen time, the perils of Instagram envy etc. Far fewer about protecting credulous old people from their chronic incapacity to discern reality from make-believe