The company buying Trump's social network Truth Social warned investors about his history of bankruptcy and failed business ventures

The company buying Trump's social network Truth Social warned investors about his past business failures.

In a filing Monday, Digital World noted the bankruptcy of Trump Taj Mahal and failure of Trump Vodka.

The blank-check firm is engineering a merger with TMTG, the company that owns Truth Social.

businessinsider.com/donald-tru

Scientists Just Measured a Mechanical Quantum System Without Destroying It

sciencealert.com/scientists-ju

"There's a key aspect of quantum computing you may not have thought about before. Called 'quantum non-​demolition measurements', they refer to observing certain quantum states without destroying them in the process.

If we want to put together a functioning quantum computer, not having it break down every second while calculations are made would obviously be helpful."

Scouring Through old Hubble Images Turned up 1,000 new Asteroids

universetoday.com/155882/scour

"Researchers have found over 1,700 asteroid trails in archived Hubble data from the last 20 years. While many of the asteroids are previously known, more than 1,000 are not. What good are another 1,000 asteroids? Like all asteroids, they could hold valuable clues to the Solar System’s history."

Cluttercore: Gen Z’s revolt against millennial minimalism is grounded in Victorian excess

theconversation.com/cluttercor

"Have you heard maximalism is in and minimalism is out? Rooms bursting at the seams with clashing florals, colourful furniture and innumerable knick-knacks, this is what defines the new interiors trend cluttercore (or bricabracomania)."

Mutant Year Zero devs are making a new tactical RPG called Miasma Chronicles

The Bearded Ladies are back and they’re bringing Elvis with them

rockpapershotgun.com/mutant-ye

"Miasma Chronicles is going to be a tactical adventure set in a near-future America that’s been done a nasty disservice by an evil titular miasma."

Watch Miasma Chronicles | Announcement Trailer (ESRB) youtube.com/watch?v=V1_xUNcm2Z

Prejudices that led to witch-hunts still affect women today, says historian

Lucy Worsley, whose BBC TV series focuses on powerless people, says women continue to bear brunt of men’s rage

theguardian.com/society/2022/m

Doctors Gave Her Antipsychotics. She Decided to Live With Her Voices.

A new movement wants to shift mainstream thinking away from medication and toward greater acceptance.

nytimes.com/2022/05/17/magazin

Heartland by Jennifer Pinkerton review – inside the sex lives of young Australians

From dating apps to non-monogamy, this non-fiction work attempts to investigate how dating has changed – but it fails to deliver substantial answers

theguardian.com/books/2022/may

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Hook-ups, pansexuals and holy connection: love in the time of millennials and Generation Z

theconversation.com/hook-ups-p

About Heartland: What is the future of modern love? by Jennifer Pinkerton amzn.to/3wwvKmM (affiliate link)

The Challenge of Making Art in a Culture That Cheapens It

In Alexander Maksik’s “The Long Corner,” a writer leaves a dreary city for an enigmatic, possibly sinister artists’ colony.

nytimes.com/2022/05/17/books/r

About The Long Corner by Alexander Maksik amzn.to/3lwTqkE (affiliate link)

"A bold novel about ambition, grief, creativity, beauty, and existential emptiness that retraces the arc of American life and culture in the first decades of the 21st century."

When Picasso partied with Joyce and Stravinsky, things got surreal

The 'soiree of the century,' 100 years ago, brought five of the world's leading modern artists together for the only time. The evening took a predictably unpredictable turn.

washingtonpost.com/history/202

All Male Cats Are Named Tom: Or, the Uneasy Symbiosis between T. S. Eliot and Groucho Marx

Class and religious differences, among other factors, thwarted the would-be friendship between two cultural titans, suggesting opposites attract, but may not adhere.

daily.jstor.org/all-male-cats-

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Extinction: Why scientists are freezing threatened species in 'biobanks'

'He's gone,' murmurs Chester Zoo vet Gabby Drake - holding a stethoscope to the feathered chest of a 28-year-old, bright red tropical parrot.

bbc.com/news/science-environme

What the Vai Script Reveals About the Evolution of Writing

In the 19th century, a man living in present-day Liberia dreamed of the first script for his native Vai language. Today linguistic anthropologists are digging into the script’s evolution—and what the changes over the past two centuries reveal about human cognition and society.

sapiens.org/language/vai-scrip

Vangelis, Legendary Composer of Blade Runner, Has Died

The Oscar-winning musician, who also created the unforgettable theme to Chariots of Fire, was 79 years old.

gizmodo.com/vangelis-obit-blad

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Scientists discover 'ghost' fossils beneath a microscope

cnn.com/2022/05/19/world/ghost

"The unexpected discovery of 'ghost' fossils belonging to tiny, ancient organisms could provide insights about how life reacts to climate change in Earth's oceans."

Little Witch in the Woods is a slightly spooky Stardew Valley, and it’s flying up the Steam charts

The cozy sim is now available on PC and Xbox Game Pass

gamesradar.com/little-witch-in

About Little Witch in the Woods by Sunny Side Up store.steampowered.com/app/159

Apple accused of union busting in its stores for the second time this week

The CWA has filed another complaint, this time in NYC

theverge.com/2022/5/19/2312824

AI is changing the way people relate to other beings

James Bridle explains how in “Ways of Being”

economist.com/culture/2022/05/

About Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence by James Bridle amzn.to/3yRkSBE (affiliate link)

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