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October 1st Weekly Quick Pick Mix

i'm not forgivin' for you, man, i'm forgivin' for me

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Hey world!


Not much to say this week. Just some tunes, a heap of articles (some fun, some not so fun), and other media goodness for you.


Take care!




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Reads of the Week:


Is The Worst Over? Models Predict A Steady Decline In COVID Cases Through March

Hope, perhaps? Of course, you don't count on hope. You do what you can (and there's so much we can do (vaccine, masks, take care of each other, stop fucking fighting)) and then see what else hope can add.


Mars Had Liquid Water On Its Surface. Here's Why Scientists Think It Vanished

NASA's Got A New, Big Telescope. It Could Find Hints Of Life On Far-Flung Planets

Double neato. #spaceisneat


Insurance companies hasten collapse of care industry for people hurt in car accidents by not paying

Michigan is currently in the midst of a dangerous experiment with the health care industry, by way of attempting to bring our car insurance prices down. I didn't want this change. I was fine paying higher fees. I hope we figure this out.


How Michigan hopes to make small marijuana business ownership more accessible

This is another, more positive, experiment Michigan is working on.


House Bill Would Blow Up the Massive IRAs of the Superwealthy


After 25 Years In The Dark, The CDC Wants To Study The True Toll Of Guns In America

It seems, regardless of your view on guns, you'd be open to having the data available. Let's hope we're moving that way.


Mail Delivery Is About To Get Slower And Pricier Just In Time For The Holidays

What the Post Office does it magic. I'm glad to accept some higher prices a wait times.


Former state Democratic, GOP party chairs launch drive to change Electoral College

Ooh, a new Michigan experiment!


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Links and More:


NPR News- Most Prisoners Can't Vote, But They're Still Counted In Voting Districts


Video- 'Fireball' Meteor Caught On Camera Soaring Over North Carolina At 32,000 MPH

Another one o file under "Neato".


Every Michigan county is now considered high risk for coronavirus transmission

Look at that map. We did it! We did it! Oh...wait... Sigh.


LifeKit Podcast- It's Pretty Easy To Level Up Your Coffee Game — Here's How

"I think people should know that coffee is an amazing thing"

I concur.

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WQPM playlists are a collection of ten songs I've been listening to this week, crossing genre, era, and taste. No themes here, just the tunes I've been sticking in my ears lately. The newest Weekly Quick Pick Mix is available on Spotify and Apple Music.