Saturday, October 1, 2022

THE LINK TANK

Burial fit for a queen . . .

. . . but what of monarchy’s true cost?

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjj_qOj0an6AhVvk4kEHThFD1IQFnoECAYQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.latimes.com%2Fworld-nation%2Fstory%2F2022-09-22%2Fburial-fit-for-a-queen-yes-but-what-about-overall-royal-price-tag&usg=AOvVaw372nYrSdMiasvL8CmxuOrA

Queen Victoria’s funeral was almost a royal mess

With no photos for reference, and few people alive who remembered the last sovereign’s death, royal servants were at a loss for how to commemorate the late monarch

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjAzuiLoq36AhVFBTQIHRqZBwUQFnoECAwQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vanityfair.com%2Fstyle%2F2022%2F09%2Fqueen-victorias-funeral-was-almost-a-majestic-mess&usg=AOvVaw0NghMkmesOhKnfuWtZ164n

40 years of covering Congress

Recollections from an Associated Press reporter

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjU2t7f1PH5AhWJEFkFHU1wBzQQFnoECAUQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapnews.com%2Farticle%2Ffram-covering-congress-for-four-decades-5e72a98a558c11e625a4c6dd6ffe2754&usg=AOvVaw2xlEYTJrEkIFlSPDr35egR

Unusual origin stories of nine everyday household items

The smoke detector was “invented” by accident

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiKy8vI7eT5AhWmIDQIHUDRCFMQFnoECAgQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mentalfloss.com%2Farticle%2F654182%2Fhousehold-item-origin-stories&usg=AOvVaw27KXFFje5bQ0BUrQilHru-Xxx

Will this be an asterisk election?

It takes something unusual for the president’s party to do well in the midterms

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwio9LGB9M75AhUiBjQIHW79CCwQFnoECAQQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffivethirtyeight.com%2Ffeatures%2Fwill-this-be-an-asterisk-election%2F&usg=AOvVaw0Xfu9uWJUlinWtIX4I8sdQ

The elusive power of zero

Who decided that nothing should be something?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-elusive-origin-of-zero/?utm_source=pocket_collection_story

What is nothing?

A physicist and a philosopher explain that nothing is really something!

https://www.vice.com/en/article/vbk5va/what-is-nothing?utm_source=pocket_collection_story


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