Links 2/20/22

Links for you. Science:

Children’s emotion inferences from masked faces: Implications for social interactions during COVID-19
Excess COVID-19 associated deaths among the unvaccinated population >= 18 years old in the US, May 30 through December 4, 2021
Phage resistance evolution in vitro is not reflective of in vivo outcome in a plant-bacteria-phage system
Exploring the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2 in the light of recombination
An Ancient Geometry Problem Falls to New Mathematical Techniques
Increased Potency and Breadth of SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies After a Third mRNA Vaccine Dose (one month after three doses seems much better than one month after two doses against Omicron; we suspected this, but would like to see data several months afterwards–which likely doesn’t exist yet)

Other:

The Losing Democrats Who Gobbled Up Money. Amy McGrath and other Senate candidates deceived donors to rake in far more cash than their Republican opponents. They got crushed anyway. (I’ve been saying for a decade that Democratic consultants suck and are horrible people)
EITHER THE RICH ALLOW THE NON-RICH TO WIN A FEW OR WE HAVE A ONE-PARTY STATE
‘Pro-Worker Conservatives’ Are Just Union Busters in Thin Disguise
How Is America Still This Bad at Talking About the Pandemic?
This Is How The Political Big Brains Justify Everything
Chris Crouch was anti-vaccine. Now his pregnant wife had covid, and he faced a terrible choice.
Eileen Gu Is An American
How Well Do You Know 16th Street? A Guide to a Fascinating Thoroughfare.
New Squad of Henry Cuellar Supporters Takes to Twitter to Rep Their Favorite Rep. The cautious conservatism of “Excellent Henry” has activated countless users in the final days of the Texas primary. (please to be support Excellent Herny!)
Brutal new polling on Biden should scare Democrats. But there’s a way out.
Is there new evidence of Jewish Temple treasures in the Vatican? There are several people alive that can personally attest to being eyewitnesses of the Vatican possessing Temple vessels, including the Menorah candelabra.
Novak Djokovic Is an Avatar for Big Baby Time. Most people have accepted their responsibility as adults to protect themselves and help us move forward as a collective. But we have to spend a lot of our time politely listening to silly bullshit about vaccines.
USA Suicidology Update, 2020-2021: Contrary to the moral panic, 2020-2021 suicide rates did NOT increase.
Endemic Fatalism and Why It Won’t Resolve COVID-19
The Losing Democrats Who Gobbled Up Money. Amy McGrath and other Senate candidates deceived donors to rake in far more cash than their Republican opponents. They got crushed anyway. (I’ve been saying for a decade that Democratic consultants suck and are horrible people)
EITHER THE RICH ALLOW THE NON-RICH TO WIN A FEW OR WE HAVE A ONE-PARTY STATE
‘Pro-Worker Conservatives’ Are Just Union Busters in Thin Disguise
How Is America Still This Bad at Talking About the Pandemic?
This Is How The Political Big Brains Justify Everything
Chris Crouch was anti-vaccine. Now his pregnant wife had covid, and he faced a terrible choice.
Eileen Gu Is An American
How Well Do You Know 16th Street? A Guide to a Fascinating Thoroughfare.
New Squad of Henry Cuellar Supporters Takes to Twitter to Rep Their Favorite Rep. The cautious conservatism of “Excellent Henry” has activated countless users in the final days of the Texas primary. (please to be support Excellent Herny!)
Brutal new polling on Biden should scare Democrats. But there’s a way out.

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