Links 7/25/21

Links for you. Science:

English cave may have ties to king-turned-saint and Viking invasion, archaeologists say
Florida manatees are dying at alarming rates: ‘We’ve never seen anything like this before’
It’s Cold in the Ocean but It’s Hotter Inside Sea Otters
Why England’s COVID ‘freedom day’ alarms researchers
SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617 mutations L452 and E484Q are not synergistic for antibody evasion

Other:

What Looked Like a Mysterious Decision By the Current Justice Department Was a Predictable One By the Previous
Fox has quietly implemented its own version of a vaccine passport while its top personalities attack them
Almost nobody is repaying their student loans
Building Solar Farms May Not Build the Middle Class. Some of the wealthiest companies in the world are investing in the green economy. But they’re not investing in paying union wages.
Why is Tucker Carlson still on the air? (interesting point about the Tide pod challenge)
Rent is out of reach for minimum-wage workers in every state. New study shows how far out of reach
The Problem We’re Now Facing With WFH. And why so much talk of returning to the office is disingenuous.
Despite the hype, iPhone security no match for NSO spyware
Keeping People Out of Jail Keeps People Out of Jail
This deaf-blind Paralympian was told to navigate Tokyo alone. So she quit Team USA. (utterly despicable by USPOC)
U.S. gymnastics alternate Kara Eaker tests positive for the coronavirus in Tokyo
‘I’m sorry, but it’s too late’ Alabama doctor on treating unvaccinated, dying COVID patients
Virginia Studied The Effectiveness Of Those Clever Interstate Message Signs: Here’s What They Found
It’s better to be good than to hope to be lucky
Covid: Boris Johnson resisted autumn lockdown as only over-80s dying – Dominic Cummings
About That Tout…
D.C. Police K9s Still Sniff For Marijuana
I Just Want to Live on Earth???? As Jeff Bezos was launched 60 miles up in a space dick, the people on the television spoke of colonizing Mars.
Should the SBA Have Approved a D.C. Strip Club for a $4.3 Million Grant? (lol)
Inside the Weird, Thriving World of Fake Vaccine Cards
Modern Porn Education Is Totally Unprepared for Modern Porn
Chairman Mendelson’s Newsletter on Raising Taxes, Annotated. Advocates have some thoughts.

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