I’m about three weeks away from moving to the US. I feel like I’m doing farewell tours like Fleetwood Mac—it’s been years of uncertainty, and now weeks and months of goodbyes. I’m so tired of telling everyone the same details about where I’m hoping to move to, and when I’ll be back, that I almost want to just change my flight to next week and escape under cover of darkness and not say bye to anyone. Ho hum.
I don’t even want to read this whole thing because the words “lost about 25,900 feet within two minutes” make me feel really sick and deeply horrified. If you wanted to know what we know so far, this is probably a good piece to read.
The Journal looked at different sources of data to determine how liked or watched the Oscar nominees were. I really like the polar charts (? I thought there was a more specific name for it but I can’t remember).
If you want more data-fied Oscars action, The Pudding has published a paper predicting Oscar best picture winners using coughs and sneezes.
“An 11-minute ride to space, like the one taken by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is responsible for more carbon per passenger than the lifetime emissions of any one of the world’s poorest billion people.”
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