Sunday, May 9

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House on Kanton Island (Wikipedia)✽ A Cornish sailor found 24 hungry Pacific Islanders on Kanton Island. He called the UK Coastguard at Falmouth. They called the US Coast Guard in Honolulu to arrange for a food drop. International cooperation. The UK and US have historically shared oversight of the Kanton Atoll which is halfway between Hawaii and Fiji, although it is technically a part of the Republic of Kiribati. ~ link

✽ Tell me that we're not experiencing some kind of climate change chaos -- that it's ALL political. They had rain at the North Pole in April. ~ link (via)

✽ They're expecting a high turn-out for Monday's presidential election in the Philippines. ~ link

A short history of Arizona's most recent bout of paranoia. ~ link

Sometimes it is not so much about what you say as it is about how you say it.
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