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Daily Archives: December 5, 2021

Food Storage A-Z

This site, Love food Hate Waste, “aims to raise awareness of the need to reduce food waste and help us take action. It shows that by doing some easy practical everyday things in the home we can all waste less food, which will ultimately benefit our purses and the environment too.” It is sponsored by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (which operates as WRAP) – a registered UK Charity. It includes an A-Z of Food Storage informing you on best storage methods for many common foods, whether and how to freeze, and recipe suggestions on how to use it up.”

  • See also – “The African Postharvest Losses Information System (APHLIS) is the foremost international effort to collect, analyze and disseminate data on postharvest losses of cereal grains in sub-Saharan Africa. In its latest phase, known as APHLIS+, the service is expanding the range of crops it covers to include legumes and roots and tubers. APHLIS+ includes estimates of the economic and nutritional dimensions of postharvest loss. APHLIS+ will also improve the interactive tools for accessing loss data and will expand its network of African experts. More about the project…

Show me a 10ft paywall, I’ll show you a 12ft ladder.

Thomas Miller – I build things on the internet http://12ft.io / http://billclintonswag.com FAQ What? Prepend 12ft.io/ to the URL of any paywalled page, and we’ll try our best to remove the paywall and get you access to the article. Why? I believe Google Adwords killed the web. Google Adwords incentivized sites to peddle SEO optimized… Continue Reading

Visualizing the Effect of Climate Pledges on Global Temperatures

Center for Data Innovation: “The New York Times has created a series of visualizations depicting the effects different government climate change pledges will have on global temperatures. The visualizations use data on government pledges from Climate Action Tracker, an environmental advocacy organization in Germany. For example, one visualization shows that greenhouse gas emissions under current… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 4, 2021

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 4, 2021 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

January 6 Clearinghouse

“Welcome to this all-source, repository of information for analysts, researchers, investigators, journalists, educators, and the public at large. Launched on June 29, and updated as of Dec. 3, 2021. If you think the January 6 Clearinghouse is missing something, please send recommendations for additional content by email to [email protected] Sign up for the January 6… Continue Reading

Literature Clock

Filament: “Keep this literature clock open in a browser tab and you’ll get a passage from a book that includes the exact time you’re reading it. Strangely addictive.” Because reading is not only fundamental, it enlivens our spirits, focuses our thoughts, and is in essence a gift to ourselves throughout the day. Continue Reading

The 2021 Northern Lights photographer of the year

“Photographing the Northern Lights is an otherworldly experience. There aren’t many events as moving as seeing the aurora borealis dance and illuminate the night sky with mesmerizing movements and vibrant colors. To help you find inspiration for planning and executing your images, in this new edition of the Northern Lights Photographer of the Year, we present the 25 best… Continue Reading

The TKSST Gift Guide

“Around 600 smart gift ideas for all ages, curated by The Kid Should See This™.  Your purchases support TKSST via affiliate links. This year I’m also sharing products from museum shops, Bookshop.org, Book Depository, Uncommon Goods, Earth Hero, Etsy, and directly from companies and creators. Please buy early, local, and indie when you can. 🚀Learn… Continue Reading

Which birds are the biggest jerks at the feeder? A massive data analysis reveals the answer.

Washington Post: A massive data analysis reveals the answer. “Presenting the ultimate bird-feeder pecking order The interactions between birds in the park or at your backyard feeder may look like chaos, but they’re actually following the subtle rules of a hidden avian social order. Armed with a database of almost 100,000 bird interactions, experts known… Continue Reading

Bank Use of Cloud Technology

CRS In Focus – Bank Use of Cloud Technology, December 3, 2021: “The banking industry has been a prominent, if sometimes skeptical, adopter of cloud technology.Proponents promise scalability, flexibility, and cost savings, among other benefits.However, the technology also introduces potential operational risks and policy concerns, such as systemic risk. Banking’s steady, but not advanced, adoption… Continue Reading