Links 8/10/21

Links for you. Science:

Take a Minute to Consider How Hungry Wild Pigs Are Making Climate Change Much Worse (30-50 feral pigs at a time?)
Human gene function publications that describe wrongly identified nucleotide sequence reagents are unacceptably frequent within the genetics literature
Biden’s Climate Plans Are Stunted After Dejected Experts Fled Trump
America’s Next Pandemic Failure Is Starting Right Now
Can You Get Long COVID if You’re Vaccinated?


The Hospitals Are Full (excellent, must-read)
Drawing pictures of cities: We need to visualize the kinds of urban environments we want to live in
Electric cars have much lower life cycle emissions, new study confirms
More People Ran For Office And Donated To Campaigns Because Of D.C.’s New Public Financing Program
“Broke” and abandoned: Rudy Giuliani is reportedly now getting the cold shoulder from Trump: The New York Times reports that Trump regards helping Giuliani as “problematic” (womp womp)
“Dear Sarah, This Is God. Please Just Stay Home.”: Just when you thought the United States Senate couldn’t get any worse…. (I called this six years ago…)
Bases Bring Back Mask Mandates as Coronavirus Variant Sweeps Through Unvaccinated Parts of America
Tokyo Olympics: Chinese nationalists turn on their athletes
We Must Find And Destroy This Ageless, Nationals-Hating Critter
Cuomo violated federal, state laws as he sexually harassed multiple women, NY attorney general says
Sports ingroup love does not make me like the sponsor’s beverage but gets me buying it
It’s Not About Trump, the My Pillow Guy, or the Insurrectionists. It’s About the Money.
The Politics of Vaccines Might Cost Republicans the Midterms (hoping it does, not optimistic though)
There’s plenty of money to avoid evictions. States just have to spend it.
George W Bush should shut up and go away: Bush is a mass murderer. He should be sharing a bunk bed with Ratko Mladic at The Hague, not giving interviews on Afghanistan in Maine.
The rebranding of Amazon’s HQ2 neighborhood: Alpacas, mocktails and flower crowns for dogs
Dominique Dawes Praises Simone Biles’ Decision to Prioritize Her Mental Health and Safety
COVID-19: France makes life difficult for unvaccinated
VAERS: What is it, and why do antivaxxers love it?
Amid a covid resurgence, a restaurant is requiring masks again — and bracing for confrontation
If Obama’s “Pandemic Playbook” Was So Great, Why Isn’t Biden Following It?

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