Links 1/29/22

Links for you. Science:

Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 COVID-19 boosters against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron (B.1.1.529) infection in Qatar
Drug-laced beer may have forged ancient Peruvian empire
DeSantis suggests vaccines hurt fertility. A study indicates otherwise — but says catching coronavirus might.
Love Triangle Challenges Reign of Japan’s Monkey Queen
Nervous system consequences of COVID-19
1,100 Delicate Drawings of Root Systems Reveals the Hidden World of Plants

Other:

We’re All Trying to Find the Guy Policing Our Behavior. Who or what is preventing us from going “back to normal” exactly?
We Wouldn’t Be in This Mess if D.C. Were a State
DC’s Geldart: Illegal guns coming into District from southern states
Fuji seen from the sea at Honmaki, Musashi, by Utagawa Hiroshige, 1858
Long COVID study: Boston researchers recruiting long haulers who are having trouble concentrating, experiencing strong fatigue
Mild
Georgia Has a Very Strong Case Against Trump
Wishing Covid Away
#MitchPlease, Black Americans are Americans
Shaquille O’Neal Shares How He’d Treat Unvaxxed Kyrie Irving If They Were Teammates
Across the region’s schools, a wildly varied treatment of masks
Mitch McConnell’s Klanian Slip
I Work With Dying Veterans. Here’s Why I Don’t Automatically Thank Them For Their Service.
An architect of critical race theory: ‘We cannot allow all of the lessons from the civil rights movement forward to be packed up and put away for storage’
For some, ‘mild’ illness from Omicron feels like anything but
The Making of a Coronavirus-Criminal Presidency
More than a measly raise is needed to fix D.C.’s substitute teacher problem
How to Change the NFL’s Racist Hiring Practices
The Holocaust and Cary Grant
A Minor Success
Striking Black and White Photos of Beautiful Rock Formations Found in the Western U.S.
The true cost of policing
Some fashion guy just died

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