Links 7/13/19

A New Study Uses Camera Footage To Track the Frequency of Bystander Intervention CityLab A Feud Between Japan and South Korea Is Threatening Global Supplies of Memory Chips CNN Carbon Nanotube Device Channels Heat Into…

Is There a Global Future for Unions?

Yves here. This personal account of the rise and fall (and hopeful rebirth) of unions correctly gives prominent play to the right-wing anti-labor effort whose strategy was set forth in the 1971 Powell Memo. By…

A World Without Ice

By Thomas Neuburger. Originally published at DownWithTyranny! In a new book, The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption, author Dahr Jamail writes about the coming world without…

Renee Olstead, Summertime

I have been meaning to share this for some time, and since it is Summertime, now is as good an evening as any. In the early 2000s, we used to watch a CBS sitcom called…

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

The Roadster version of the famed gull wing coupe was introduced at the 1957 Geneva Motor Show. At $11,000, it was was more expensive than the outgoing coupe (!) and it benefited from a host of…