Saturday, November 06, 2021

California condors: Virgin births discovered in critically endangered birds

Analyzing the Health Risks in James Bond Movies

California condors: Virgin births discovered in critically endangered birds BBC

How foodborne diseases protect the gut’s nervous system.

Adventure Cycling: “PeopleForBikes released its fourth annual city ratings for bicycling this year, ranking Brooklyn, New York, on top for large cities; Berkeley, California, first for medium-sized cities; and Provincetown, Massachusetts, the best for small cities. The ratings are intended to shine a light on those cities with the best cycling conditions, as well as provide city leaders with ideas to make conditions even better. The ratings were extended internationally for the first time this year, with rankings for 30 European, 42 Canadian, and 35 Australian cities…”

A Literary History of Witches Literary

Life: The Ordinary Witches Of LIFE Magazine

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time is a feature length documentary on the life and works of the titular author. It’s…been in the works for awhile:

In 1982, a young filmmaker wrote a letter to his literary idol, proposing a documentary on the author’s life and work. Kurt Vonnegut soon met with Robert Weide and authorized the production. Weide thought it would take a few months to raise the needed financing, and figured a film could be completed within the year. That was 33 years ago.

The trailer is embedded above and the film will be released in theaters and on-demand on November 19th. (via austin kleon)

Chinese renovations - no fly screens …