Links 7/20/22

Links for you. Science:

Why Woodpeckers Don’t Mind Hitting Trees With Their Faces
How do you move 250 elephants to their new home? Very carefully
Vaccine effectiveness of one, two, and three doses of BNT162b2 and CoronaVac against COVID-19 in Hong Kong: a population-based observational study
He Fixed NASA’s Giant Space Telescope, Reluctantly
Where Did All These Freshwater Stingrays Come From?
A deadly virus was just identified in Ghana: What to know about Marburg


A 10-Year-Old Endures the Predictable Result of an Abortion Ban
What’s Left of Democracy if Our Fate Is Just Decided by a Coal Baron?
We Can Build Paradises For The Public
Confusion post-Roe spurs delays, denials for some lifesaving pregnancy care
Why Conservatives Hate the Government But Love the Cops
Are Web3 and Crypto Just a “Grift Pouring Lighter Fluid on Our Already-Smoldering Planet”?
Even Socialists Misunderstand Indexing
A Socialist in WaPo’s Suburbs. Bezos’ paper takes on Montgomery County exec Marc Elrich
FDA Just Gave Itself a B+ on its Efforts to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
Trump’s new money-maker: Political speeches to fans
‘Liberal’ celebrities are falling prey to a deeply flawed, transphobic argument
Reckoning with the deep structural problems in our democracy, with Greg Sargent
Fake News
Why are Democratic billionaires backing white candidates over better candidates of color?
S.F. D.A. Brooke Jenkins names top staffers for management team as firings begin
Tide Comes In, Tide Goes Out
Presto! Manchin’s party of one makes the Democrats’ program disappear.
The Impossible, Inevitable Survival of the Trump Tax Cuts
How to prevent Republicans from worming out of questions about Trump
David Weiss Halivni, Controversial Talmudic Scholar, Dies at 94
Add Witness Intimidation to the List of Potential Jan. 6 Charges Against Trump
Joe Manchin’s Fickleness Is a Needless Catastrophe
Mo Farah Reveals That He Is a Survivor of Human Trafficking

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