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Frosted Flakes: Ancient Wolves, Sleeping Dogs and Thirteen Goals

Also, which state produces the most, uh, brown stuff per square mile?

USA v Thailand: Group F - 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Summer is finally here on the ranch. Time to get outside and chop some thistles.

Frosted Flakes

Huskers add tight end transfer Vokolek
Nebraska landed a commitment from Rutgers tight end transfer Travis Vokolek on Tuesday.

Guess what? He’s tall.

Bourne Earns Spot on Australian U19 Women’s Basketball Team
Nebraska incoming freshman Isabelle Bourne earned a spot on the Australian Gems for the upcoming FIBA Under-19 World Cup, the Australian National program announced.

Americans lose again in FIVB Volleyball Nations League | Huskers |
The United States women’s volleyball lost its second straight match in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Tuesday to drop its record to 7-3 overall.

HuskerOnline - Huskers first to offer 2021 QB Peter Costelli and he'll visit soon

You can never have too many quarterbacks. Or punters. We need more punters.

Huskers impress four-star LB Simon, who aims for a summer decision | Football |
Cody Simon is in the midst of a busy stretch.

‘A Night of Nebraska Volleyball’ coming to Grand Island | |
Nebraska is a volleyball state.

Well duh.

Fourteen Divers Named To 2019 World University Games Team

And yes, there was a Husker on the list.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Every USWNT World Cup goal vs. Thailand, ranked by rudeness -
Thirteen of ‘em. That’s not a typo.

Women's World Cup 2019 - U.S. women make opening statement with record rout of Thailand
Paced by five goals from Alex Morgan, the U.S. women routed Thailand 13-0 as young midfielders made an immediate impact in their first World Cup.

The US women nearly broke the internet with a lucky 13 goals.

Hunter Pence scores on inside-the-park home run without a throw
By the time he crossed home plate, the ball was still sitting in the Fenway Park outfield.

Another Week, Another Poop Article

Iowa leads the country in poop produced per square mile
Iowa is famously known for its livestock and farming industry. This leads to another claim to fame, according to calculations done by a University of Iowa research engineer, which some might say stinks: the state produces more fecal matter, per square mile, than any other in the country.

Two reactions:

  • LOLwa
  • We’re #4! We’re #4! We’re #4!

More Noise and Other Disturbances

AI Listened to People's Voices. Then It Generated Their Faces.
Artificial intelligence can produce a photorealistic image of a human face from an audio recording of that person’s voice.

This is creepy. You know all that stuff Jon has been warning you about? I think he might be right.

You're eating microplastics in ways you don't even realise
Microplastics in seafood are well recorded but there are many other sources.

Ladybug Swarm Shows Up On National Weather Service Radar : NPR
National Weather Service meteorologists noticed something puzzling on their radar screens in Southern California on Tuesday evening — a big green blob.

Bigfoot Was Investigated by the FBI. Here's What They Found - HISTORY
Legends of large, ape-like beasts can be found all over the world. Since the 1950s, the United States’ version of this has been “Bigfoot.” And since 1976, the

This 21-Year-Old Woman Claims She's The Youngest Person To Travel To Every Country
This woman just made history by traveling to every one of the 196 sovereign nations. She shares her incredible story and her advice.

This is pretty cool. I want to travel more but...ranch. Cattle need attention. Sigh.

What Makes Women Strong? – Elemental
When she was 80 years old, my grandmother built a new stone wall in her garden. She’d constructed many of them during her “retirement” — years that she also spent raising me, running the local…

Yep. My grandma was barely 100 lbs and was moving furniture and doing all sorts of stuff she shouldn’t - with congestive heart failure.

This Charming Dog Made Himself Into A "Tourist Attraction" | Time
Let sleeping dogs lie, especially when they're adorable

Seagull Attacks Woman's Lobster Roll As She Takes Photo |
"This is why we can't have nice things," the woman wrote in the Twitter caption.

Then There’s This

Giant 40,000-Year-Old Head Of Ancient Wolf Found In Siberian Permafrost
The head of the wolf features perfectly-preserved shaggy hair, soft-tissue, and a still-snarling mouth. Researchers hope to analyze its DNA.

This is kind of cool. And kind of scary.