Yes! The thesis here: batteries are partly why EVs cost so much. Charging time and range anxiety are slowing adoption. If you can trade battery size and capacity for more frequent charges, but lower costs, then maybe electric vehicles can become more affordable. Related: Season 1 of How We Survive will help you get smarter about how the global supply of lithium might present some problems for EV adoption.
TL;DR: If mental-health issues or drug abuse were major drivers of homelessness, then places with higher rates of these problems would see higher rates of homelessness. They don’t. … What prevents at-risk people in these states from falling into homelessness at high rates is simple: They have more affordable-housing options.
(Note that this is a podcast episode with no transcript.) In which we get an overview of the styles of tamales in Los Angeles, a brief discussion about whether tamal or tamale is the correct singular (more on this), and a mention of the Mississippi Delta's hot tamale tradition.
One of the absolute weirdest things on Twitter since this case unfolded is the ongoing debate over whether Megan Thee Stallion lied about getting shot, lied about who did it, and whether or not she deserved it because of who she did or did not have sex with. (Aside to Megan only: If you did sleep with Tory Lanez I see why you'd not be forthcoming about it now that I've seen that man's face.)
How to help someone who is going through it, so they don't harm themselves. It walks through how to recognize the symptoms of depression and suicide, and offers some tips for an immediate intervention.
I got a little misty-eyed at seeing the joy and relaxtion on these women's faces. They're beautiful people having adventures, reveling in each other's company, and building community in a sport that can be so very isolating for black women.