Links 6/7/21

Links for you. Science:

Send in the Bugs. The Michelangelos Need Cleaning.
Hold the scuba: These lizards can breathe underwater
pLannotate: engineered plasmid annotation
Outdoor Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus Among Apartments in High-Density Cities
An Alaska glacier hurtles downhill in a rare exhibition of ‘this amazing science’

Other:

The Miseducation of White Children. The attacks on critical race theory are just another attempt to prevent this country from reckoning with its racist past and present—by keeping white kids ignorant.
Reformers ignore powerful example of elevating math for low-income students
Major Kyrsten Sinema Supporter Says Abolish Filibuster Or Get Out Of The Senate
Arthur Staats, child psychologist and father of the ‘timeout,’ dies at 97
A Run-In With An Unvaccinated Woman Has Me Rethinking How We Can End The Pandemic
NFL struggling to convince enough players to get vaccinated
‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Shut Down Again Over Positive COVID-19 Tests
And Then What
Biden Is Not Doing Nearly Enough. Democrats need to realize they are in a fight for their lives. Without transformative accomplishments, the right will soon be back in power—and it will be ugly.
Kate Pierson from the B-52’s is selling her Woodstock motel and it looks *exactly* how you think it would.
Take Me to Your Leader: The Rot of the American Ruling Class
Godless grifters: How the New Atheists merged with the far right
TikTok just gave itself permission to collect biometric data on US users, including ‘faceprints and voiceprints’
Tensions Flare About $400 Million Paid Family Leave Surplus In Bowser’s Budget (not surprisingly, Bowser is acting horribly. But she painted something on a street!)
Tom Hanks: You Should Learn the Truth About the Tulsa Race Massacre
JOE MANCHIN’S ONLY ENDGAME IS JOE MANCHIN’S REELECTION
Still waiting for Biden to bring this energy to Joe Manchin.
Trump and his allies try to rewrite, distort history of pandemic while casting Fauci as public enemy No. 1
Pro-Trump OAN Reporters Are Blatantly Raising Money For A Bogus Election “Audit” In Arizona
Analytics Aren’t Why Baseball Is Worse
As Auctioneers and Artists Rush Into NFTs, Many Collectors Stay Away

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