A juvenile Striated Heron (Butorides striata) spotted at the Pandan river, Singapore on 21 May 2019.

Interesting to see it has green legs.

On iNaturalist [ inaturalist.org/observations/2 ].

During a lunar eclipse, if you take a photo every minute while the telescope tracks the sky at the sidereal rate and not the lunar rate, you end up with this. What does this show?

You can’t hide where your emissions are coming from.

"A mysterious rebound in the emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals – despite a global ban stretching back almost a decade – has been traced to eastern China."

theconversation.com/eastern-ch

We shipped curl 7.65.0. Two security fixes, 119 bug-fixes by 50 contributors (24 new!) in 56 days. daniel.haxx.se/blog/2019/05/22

Primordial Contact Binary 2014 MU69

Image Credit: NASA, Johns Hopkins University APL, Southwest Research Institute, Roman Tkachenko

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap190522.ht #APoD

The UK apparently as a problem with Visa applications from Africans. Here's a post about a group of African researchers denied Visas to attend a UK conference on pandemics for unknown reasons.

oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/the-uks-ri

Goldstone is an absolutely stunning place. It’s where we listen to the whispers of our robotic emissaries to the Solar System. It’s another place that truly is the best of humanity in-action.

It was an honor to walk that sacred ground today.

Of course, Google will now shut down GSuite due to this leak. That's what it did to Google+ right? ;-)

wired.com/story/google-stored-

The downside of having accurate sensors: they can be accurate enough to fingerprint you.

"Our attack uses data gathered from the accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer sensors found in smartphones to construct a globally unique fingerprint. [...] The attack takes less than one second to generate a fingerprint which never changes, even after a factory reset."

lightbluetouchpaper.org/2019/0

Some pictures of the new Funan mall in Singapore. It's bigger with other features like a Kinetic Wall art, a bicycle hub and an urban farm.

channelnewsasia.com/news/singa

Tagging people who have commented in my previous post on the mall:

@loke @fitheach @vfrmedia @Stoori @iona

Not sure if this is interesting or more of a gimmick.

"The revamped [Singapore] Funan [mall] will feature a 200m indoor cycling path that runs through and around the complex, making it the first mall in Singapore to allow cyclists and users of personal mobility devices (PMDs) to ride through it."

straitstimes.com/singapore/fir

@loke

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