Two Quick Links for Thursday Morning


by kottke.org

kottke.org— The Internet Archive turns 25 years old this year. One of the cornerstones of the open, living web. [blog.archive.org] "A new study lays to rest the tired argument that electric vehicles aren't much cleaner than internal combustion vehicles. Over the life cycle of an EV

KSBW—Pinnacles Fire is 184-acres, 50% contained as of Thursday morning. The Pinnacles Fire, burning on the western edge of the Pinnacles National Park, was 50% contained as of Thursday morning.

the Guardian—Two reportedly killed in attack on Israeli-linked oil tanker off Oman. Apparent deaths of a Briton and a Romanian come amid heightened tensions between Israel and Iran An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire has reportedly come under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, authorities have said, killing two crew members, one from the UK and another from Romania. The attack on Thursday night targeted the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Mercer Street north-east of the Omani island of Masirah. The location is about 185 miles (300km) south-east of Oman’s...

Global News—Canada at the Tokyo Olympics: Who’s competing Thursday night, Friday morning. Canadian athletes will be busy competing in several events at the Tokyo Olympics Friday, including the start of qualifying rounds in track and field.