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Tuesday headlines: Aeroir

The daily death toll from coronavirus tops 100 for the first time, pushing the total above 1,000.

"To our delight, Princess gave us free internet and added many new movies." A couple blogs while quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan.

As New Hampshire votes in the Democratic primary, Bloomberg pushes more than a third of his war chest into the 14 states voting on Super Tuesday.

Related: Bloomberg campaign is paying "micro-influencers" to say he's their man.

From gun control to the climate crisis, a study of how politics under Trump influence Americans' dating habits.

NASA is confident it can return to the moon in 2024—notably, an election year. Other space industry experts are highly doubtful.

The face-off between First Nations and Big Gas isn't just about a pipeline—it's about legal precedent for Aboriginal land titles.

Activists are targeting the former Exxon CEO on the board of JPMorganChase, one of fossil fuels' biggest funders.

Congress authorizes weapons exports to Cyprus, which it (and Exxon-Mobil) hope will become a new offshore gas hub.

Artist Rubén Martín de Lucas constructs “ephemeral micro-states” and occupies them for 24 hours.

In the Texas Panhandle, which produces a fifth of US beef, towns are being choked by more and more fecal dust storms, thanks to the climate crisis.

"Aeroir" refers to a place's atmospheric taste—which comes in handy when tasting meringues flavored by different cities' smog.

A panel of pastry chefs and Girl Scouts rank the best Girl Scout cookies. Thin Mints win big, while Toffee-Tastics are abysmal.

A mysterious radio source located in a galaxy 500 million light years away is pulsing on a 16-day cycle.

This year’s Oscars ceremony was the least viewed in this century. 

Netflix consumed 451,000 megawatt-hours in 2019, an 84% increase from 2018. Its subscriber base grew 20% in the same period.

Amazon is quietly disappearing antisemitic books and books about Nazis for not providing “an acceptable experience.”

A group of five "feisty old Jewish feminists" compare their wrinkles.

Why philosophers should study indigenous languages: to see the bias of philosophy done in languages that think they're universal.

See also: Aphorisms for the current moment from artist Michael Lipsey.

Happy 20th anniversary to Ghostface Killah's Supreme Clientele—"a freaked-out brain-bent opus, a kaleidoscopic bullet-spray."

A documentary for a quiet evening at home, in which The Histocrat explores “the unsolved enigma that is the Voynich Manuscript, and its often equally bizarre history.”