Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — Written goals: How to get what you want out of life

In last week’s Tuesday Tip, I addressed the question that has bugged me the most my entire life.

However, there are two other questions that have bugged me just about as much. Why is that some people, who have so little going for them, accomplish so much?… Continues

While the world wasn’t looking, Beijing re-wrote the rules in Hong Kong at startling speed

FROM OUR OBSESSION

Because China

Even small changes in China have global effects.

By Mary Hui, Reporter | QUARTZ

Everyday life.

Compared to last year, the streets of Hong Kong over the past few months have been largely quiet. Gone are the massive protests, as people stayed home to stave off the pandemic.… Continues

The Magnetic North Pole Is Rapidly Moving Because of Some Blobs

by Jennifer Leman | Popular Mechanics

Photo credit: Peter Reid

From Popular Mechanics

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New Pike/Spock ‘Star Trek’ Series Could Be a Springboard for Heady, Roddenberry-Worthy Adventures

by Christian Blauvelt | Indiewire

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After a celebrated arc on Season 2 of “Star Trek: Discovery,” the U.S.S. Enterprise and its crew are getting a series of their own, titled “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.” … Continues

NASA calculated how risky SpaceX’s first launch of humans could be, and the astronauts flying the space mission say they’re ‘really comfortable’ with those odds

by dmosher@businessinsider.com (Dave Mosher) | Business Insider

The NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley during a dress rehearsal on Saturday ahead of NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station.

SpaceX via Twitter

  • SpaceX is preparing to fly its first humans to orbit aboard a new Crew Dragon spaceship.
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Jacinda Ardern Sold a Drastic Lockdown With Straight Talk and Mom Jokes

by Damien Cave | The New York Times

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses a press conference after the 2020 budget at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, Thursday, May 14, 2020. New Zealand’s government plans to borrow and spend vast amounts of money as it tries to keep unemployment below 10% in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Exotic Vintage Barn Finds Stashed Away In Old Buick Dealership

by Elizabeth Puckett | Motorious

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An inconspicuous former Buick dealership is hiding an astonishing collection of exotic Italian supercars, British sports cars and American muscle.

Built in 1941, this former Buick dealership in the US Mid-West has for decades been home to hidden classic car treasures, nested away from prying eyes.… Continues

A one-in-a-million discovery: Scientists spot ‘incredibly rare’ super-Earth

by Doyle Rice | USA TODAY

Another day, another super-Earth? Not so fast. This one really is special.

Calling it “incredibly rare,” New Zealand astronomers say the planet “is one of only a handful that have been discovered with both size and orbit comparable to that of Earth,” according to a statement.… Continues

Why ‘the next big shoe to drop’ in the U.S. economy could hit by July

By Shawn Langlois | Market Watch

A popping of the Bay Area housing bubble?
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The last time a housing bubble popped in the United States, it took four years to play out. But things are moving fast during this pandemic — just look at the record-breaking action in the stock market — and if Wolf Richter has it right, pent-up supply could soon ravage home prices.… Continues