FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2018

THE SLOTH HAS A FOUR-CHAMBERED STOMACH AND THE SLOWEST DIGESTION RATE OF ANY MAMMAL. LIKE, REALLY SLOW. LIKE, IT CAN TAKE THEM UP TO ONE MONTH TO PROCESS A SINGLE LEAF SLOW. AND, BECAUSE IT’S FRIDAY AND I’M NICE LIKE THAT, HERE’S A 15 PIECE SELECTION OF “UNBEARABLY CUTE” SLOTH PHOTOS FOR YOUR DELIGHT. YOU’RE WELCOME, PEOPLE - VIA ZOOLOGIST AND BROADCASTER LUCY COOKE’S #TEDWOMEN TED TALK.

AND

GOOGLE HAS STOPPED ITS TEXT-PREDICTION SYSTEM, SMART COMPOSE, FROM SUGGESTING GENDERED PRONOUNS. WHICH - WHETHER A DESPERATE PR EFFORT TO DOWNPLAY THEIR ECOSYSTEM’S BLATANT CULTURAL MISOGYNY OR NOT - IS A BIG DEAL - VIA THE POOL.