Tuesday headlines: Love sounds

Burkina Faso's President Roch Kaboré sees his government dissolved in a military coup. / CNN

The ousting of Kaboré is the fourth coup in West Africa in the last 17 months. / BBC News

See also: Five Trends that will shape urban Africa in 2022. / This Week in Africa

How will Europe cope if Putin cuts off its gas? Of the big countries, Germany is the most vulnerable. / The Economist

Noah Smith: Becoming a rich country like Poland is Ukraine's best chance for standing up to a domineering neighbor three times its size. / Noahpinion

A round-up of work from 23 emerging Ukrainian artists. / The Art Unit

People nominate American citizens for one-term presidents—Michelle Obama, NPR's Kai Ryssdal, or the NBA's Adam Silver. / The Atlantic

The children who lived through the start of the school shooting era have grown up. / Vox

Psychologists and neuroscientists say when teenagers are sarcastic, it's a sign of a mature mind, even a vital ability. / BBC News

Rosa Lyster reviews a new show of Fabergé eggs at the V&A. / The London Review of Books

Late 19th- and early 20th-century watercolor sketches of Japanese toy designs. / Flashbak

Danielle Tcholakian's 2021, her first calendar year sober, turned out to be the best year of her life. / Jezebel

"I've declared 2022 The Year of Duke Ellington, Duke's Year for short." Embracing the sound of love for 2022. / Black Music and Black Muses

Life as a Forest Service intern: "Even after eight days in the forest, I'd never had a stronger urge to return to its solitude." / Field Mag

One less-obvious reason why new buildings seem uglier than old ones draws on the idea of "survivorship bias." / Works in Progress

The Hawking Index is a mock mathematical measure on how far people will, on average, "read through a book before giving up." / Wikipedia