On to the links!
Where Do Black Holes Lead? Probably to the brain of a Congressman.
Venus may have been life-bearing, or at least capable of supporting life, for billions of years. Now, of course, Venus is uninhabitable due to a runaway greenhouse effect making the place a pressure-cooker. Venusian cattle farting are to blame, no doubt.
Women these days have trouble giving birth, due to the large skulls of their babies. It was not always thus. But it turns out it wasn’t a steady transition. Interesting.
It turns out predicted dooms-days generally don’t happen. Who knew?
Meanwhile, environmentally-friendly windmills kill almost three million birds a year. But Gaia, or something!
Speaking of birds:
Alexandria “Crazy Eyes” Occasional Cortex opened her mouth and, predictably, something stupid came out. Our pals at Pirate’s Cove have the details.
On the other end of the spectrum:
File this under “belaboring the obvious”: Behavior Matters. In other words: Poor people will generally remain poor because they keep doing the things that make them poor. Rich people will generally stay rich because they keep doing the things that made them rich.
Russian Navy vessel sunk in the Arctic – by a walrus. Yes, really. OK, it was only a rubber boat. But still.
On that unlikely note, we return you to your Wednesday, already in progress.