Links 6/8/22

Links for you. Science:

Dinosaurs Started Out Hot, Then Some of Them Turned Cold
Fever, body aches, loss of smell: New COVID study charts evolution of symptoms
The World’s Largest Plant Is a Self-Cloning Sea Grass in Australia
Who Is Protected Against Monkeypox?
Goodbye Zazu: Climate Change Will Roast Desert Birds Into Extinction In Just Five Years
Rebound COVID Is Just the Start of Paxlovid’s Mysteries


Beware partisan ‘pink slime’ sites that pose as local news
The Jan. 6 committee hearings are finally here — and Republicans are running scared. Rep. Jamie Raskin promises “a story that will blow the roof off the House” — and without a single GOP grandstander
City Paper Primary Prep: The Mayoral Race Has Been Sleepy. Is There Any Reason to Expect an Upset?
The Strange and Terrifying Ideas of Neoreactionaries (funny and terrifying)
The theory of ‘botanical sexism,’ or planting ‘male’ instead of ‘female’ trees, debunked
Democrats should be clear: A radical GOP is holding the country back
The Conglomerate Problem
Giant Deep Ocean Turbine Trial Offers Hope of Endless Green Power
Credit Unions and Banking Groups Warn of “Devastating Consequences” of a U.S Central Bank Digital Currency
“They’ve Got To Pee On It”: A VFX Supervisor Explains Why Their Job Is So Tricky
How Sean Patrick Maloney Has Built Power for Republicans
City Limits: Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s bold plans for affordable housing run into old-school politics, perverse regulations, and limited home rule.
The same old war it’s always been
UC study finds affordable homes don’t increase crime or dent property values
Bill Barr’s reign of innuendo — unmasked
The Pivot to Web3 Is Going to Get People Hurt
The Jan. 6 committee has a narrow but priceless opening
Politics And Merits
How Greg Abbott and Under 4 Percent of Texans Are Ruining the State for the Rest of Us
Why Has China Built So Many Metro Systems?
What the Arizona GOP’s response to Uvalde reveals
How long covid could change the way we think about disability

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