Tanks Giving: At long last, the U.S. and Germany announced “they would send battle tanks to Ukraine after pressure from NATO allies and Ukraine to supply the advanced armored vehicles as Kyiv prepares for a possible new Russian offensive.”

+ Stock Answer: “Major corporations are buying back their own stock at alarming rates. But whom does the practice really benefit?” The Hustle with a good explainer: What the hell are stock buybacks?

+ One Condition: “As a historian and a biographer, I am used to conducting research, examining other people’s lives in search of patterns and insights. That spring, I became the research subject.” Beverly Gage in The New Yorker: Nobody Has My Condition But Me. Being studied “makes me lucky, in one respect. Far too often, women who present with hard-to-diagnose illnesses are told that the symptoms are no big deal, that the problem is in their head. They spend years going from doctor to doctor, in a desperate search for someone, anyone, who’s willing to help.”

+ Classified Ad Nauseam: Classified documents found at Pence’s Indiana home. These stories only serve to muddy the waters. There is only one classified documents case where the politician in question refused to give the documents back. All of these things are not like the other.

+ Kevin Forbid: “Speaker Kevin McCarthy reiterated Tuesday that he will block Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell of California from serving on the House committee that oversees national intelligence, saying the decision was not based on political payback but because ‘integrity matters, and they have failed in that place.'” (Weird. We were all expecting the best from McCarthy…)

+ Keep Nom and Carry On: These days, movies often seem like a category for TV shows that didn’t get picked up. That said, here’s a look at the 2023 Oscar Nominations. And the 19 Biggest 2023 Oscars Snubs and Surprises. And here’s where to stream all the noms once you’re caught up with Yellowstone.

+ Symbolic Gesture: “It suggests the last common ancestor we shared with chimps used similar gestures, and that these may have been a ‘starting point’ for our language.” Humans and wild apes share common language.