Linklist 29 mei 2022

Train to nowhere: can California’s high-speed rail project ever get back on track?
“Approximately 98% of the American public has never set foot on a city-to-city train.” Wow..
Kyshtym Disaster. How Did the Mayak Disaster Happen?
The Kyshtym disaster (Mayak, Russia), occurs in the attempt to develop the atomic bomb. It is the third most serious behind those of Chernobyl and Fukushima.
The Women of Wikipedia Are Writing Themselves Into History | Glamour
About 90% of the people who write Wikipedia are men. A brilliant team of women is making sure that we have a place in greatest collection of knowledge in human history.
Tattooed Vikings? A look at medieval body art
If you have ever watched Vikings or other TV shows or films that dwell on similar time periods and regions, chances are that you have seen a lot of characters heavily tattooed on face and body. Is it historically accurate?
The Best Of Cannes Broke Through the Bleakness
The film festival was full of doomed protagonists, graphic murders, and children driven to crime. But a handful of movies were hopeful, too.
The words for "two" in 75 different languages, and how they are related.
The Hidden Curriculum of Science Twitter
Scientific discourse on twitter is a dumpster fire. It doesn't have to be.
Accessibility in JavaScript Frameworks
Part 1: What's The Big Deal?
Ray Liotta Dies: ‘Goodfellas’ Star & ‘Field Of Dreams’ Actor Was 67
Soft deletion with PostgreSQL: but with logic on the database!
GOV.UK drops jQuery from their front end.