As discussed previously, this is my weekly Twitter roundup. Note that tweets of articles generally include header images from the articles, which are not included here unless they happen to be available under a free license. Most are not.

diagrams showing the division of the day and of the week

I also don’t generally attach pictures to posts with quotations.

9:04 – Mon 02 March 2020

Ancient Madagascar shows humans make new places suit them from Futurity

…closely-knit social ties kept communities together, so when areas became overcrowded, large groups would resettle in new places.

12:04 – Mon 02 March 2020

I shall be an autocrat, that’s my trade; and that good Lord will forgive me, that’s his.

Catherine the Great

9:02 – Tue 03 March 2020

Scientists Discover the First Animal That Doesn’t Breathe Oxygen to Live from VICE Motherboard

“My goal was to assemble mitochondrial genome to study its evolution in Myxozoa and…Oops, I found one without a genome,” she said.

12:01 – Tue 03 March 2020

We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.

Jane Austen

9:01 – Wed 04 March 2020

Tax incentives for business leave states worse off from Futurity

The two exceptions to the finding were job creation tax credits and job training grants.

12:02 – Wed 04 March 2020

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

9:03 – Thu 05 March 2020

A renaissance is underway for Mongolia’s literature lovers from Global Voices

Many Mongolians are still rediscovering forbidden parts of their heritage today, thus prompting a large demand for books about history and traditions, as Baatsuri explains.

12:05 – Thu 05 March 2020

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.

Edith Wharton

9:05 – Fri 06 March 2020

Cronyism and Conflicts of Interest in Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force from The Intercept

While Azar was leading the pharmaceutical giant, the cost of its drugs went up significantly. In particular, insulin sold by the company more than doubled in price.

12:03 – Fri 06 March 2020

If what I do prove well, it won’t advance.

They’ll say it’s stolen, or else it was by chance.

Anne Bradstreet

Credits: Header image is Circular diagrams showing the division of the day and of the week from a manuscript drafted during the Carolingian Dynasty.