The Irma Edition

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Posted on September 8, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading this week!

Hurricane Irma Heads For Bahamas, Cuba, Leaving Devastation In Its Wake | CNN

Our Weather-Prediction Models Keep Getting Better, And Hurricane Irma Is the Proof | The New Yorker

‘It’s Like Someone With A Lawn Mower From The Sky Has Gone Over The Island’ | The Washington Post

L’Ouragan «Irma» Poursuit Son Oeuvre De Destruction | Le Devoir

No, Sharks Will Not Attack You During A Hurricane | TIME

Trudeau Signals He’ll Push Ahead With Controversial Small Business Tax Changes ~ Some Liberal MPs are concerned | Huffington Post

LCBO Will Run 150 Standalone Marijuana Stores When Weed Is Legalized ~ Premier Kathleen Wynne is cornering the recreational marijuana market by restricting sales to 150 LCBO-run stores, sources say | Toronto Star

Royal Baby: Duchess Of Cambridge Expecting Third Child | BBC

Amazon Hit With Lawsuit Over Eclipse Glasses ~ A couple says the product did not adequately protect their eyes | Scientific American

Why We Find It So Hard To Describe Grief ~ Sometimes the best way for writers to express loss is to avoid it entirely | The Walrus

Martin Shkreli ‘Lists Unreleased Wu-Tang Clan Album On eBay’, Bids Reach $1m ~ Disgraced and convicted businessman appears to be selling the album and has pledged to donate half the money to a non-for-profit charity | The Independent

How Getting Rid Of My Smartphone Revolutionised My Life ~ The devices are a cause of, and remedy from, the high-anxiety precarious life under late capitalism – and are rewiring our brains to resemble computers | The Independent

Montreal Woman Terrified Her Personal Info was Posted In Escort Ads. Did Police Do Enough? ~ Melissa says she was told little could be done after photo, phone number, address posted in online escort ads | CBC

Top Conservative Publisher Ditches NYT’s Best-Seller List | The Hill

L’Ontario, Maître De La Course Au NPD ~ La course à la direction du NPD n’a pas soulevé les passions, mais elle a surtout marqué un déplacement des membres vers l’Ouest, faisant du Québec un poids plume, explique Karl Bélanger | L’Actualité


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