Links 8/27/22

Links for you. Science:

Some spiders may enter REM sleep — and maybe even dream, study says
CDC: Romaine on Wendy’s sandwiches is likely source of E. coli (related E. coli info here)
Nose picking: The health reasons you shouldn’t indulge in it
NASA reveals where it wants the next Americans to land on the moon
Accumulation of defense systems drives panphage resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Should You Be Worried About Tomato Flu? Why the newest viral fear may not be quite as worrying as it first appeared


A Progressive Case for the Inflation Reduction Act
New York is roaring back from the worst of the pandemic. Why isn’t San Francisco?
Indiana cops arrested man to stop him running for political office
Why Your Team Sucks 2022: Washington Commanders
Postal Service shuts Montpelier Station office over racial segregation exhibit
Against Jackpot-Longtermism. Examining the stories tech billionaires tell themselves
Beyond the right-wing panic: Why “critical race theory” actually matters
Failure to Cope “Under Capitalism”: The inability to do basic tasks is not always a political problem
There’s no going back for office workers
Eric Adams After Dark: A Private Table and Tarnished Friends
The Crypto Geniuses Who Vaporized a Trillion Dollars Everyone trusted the two guys at Three Arrows Capital. They knew what they were doing — right?
With Newspaper Owners Like Gannett, Who Needs Enemies?
‘Flow from the pulpit:’ The LifeGate church members providing security to Doug Mastriano
Free-Speech Group: Right Wing Now Targeting Public Libraries, Books for Adults
How Peter Baker’s Feelings Become ‘News’: Or, how our paper of record substitutes reporters’ opinions for historic breakthroughs
Underreported and Massive Theocratic Movement Joins Forces with Michael Flynn and Roger Stone
Party Like It’s 1999!
Trump Wants Concentration Camps and Presidential Control of Domestic Troops
Employers, don’t tell us to take breaks if we can’t
How a photo of a woman yelling in a guy’s ear became a viral meme
Katy ISD police ‘investigated’ a library book after complaint alleged it was ‘harmful to minors’
The Grifter in Chief’s Dangerous Gambit
If You Want People to Use Public Transit, Connect the Places Where People Want to Walk
Inside the QAnon Queen’s Cult: ‘The Abuse Was Non-Stop’

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