Links for you. Science:
Risk of ‘brain fog’ and other conditions persists up to two years after Covid infection (paper here)
People are ‘Hunting’ Invasive Spotted Lanternflies—And You Should, Too
The Bigger This Fungus Gets, the Worse We’re Doing
How much virus does a person with COVID exhale? New research has answers. One ‘superspreader’ with Omicron shed 1,000 times as much viral RNA as those with Alpha or Delta.
SARS-CoV-2 variant spike and accessory gene mutations alter pathogenesis
Covid-19 Vaccines — Immunity, Variants, Boosters
Was Biden right? Or was Biden wrong? The national media won’t say
Erase to the Bottom
The Realist’s Weapon in the Fight for Democracy
New Acquisitions: On the Wisdom of Noah Smith
Three Solutions for Public Health—And One Dangerous Idea
Here’s why the Trump GOP’s crazy quotient is expanding
A Supreme Court Justice’s Wife Was Hellbent on Overturning an Election, Part 13,504
A Trump lawyer’s ludicrous spin on ‘Hannity’ unmasks the Fox News ruse
Forward to Nothing!
The Problem With Men Who Date Much Younger Women. Leonardo DiCaprio gets older. His girlfriends are forever 21.
A Risky Monkeypox Vaccine Is Looking Better All the Time. The administration’s newest vaccine Hail Mary may not be enough to fix the U.S.’s monkeypox immunization problems.
BeReal Captures Our Nostalgia for a Time When Social Media Was Boring
The Preventable Tragedy of Polio in New York. Polio is one of the few diseases that can be eradicated—but faltering vaccination rates could undo years of hard-won global progress.
The CDC is no longer preparing for the zombie apocalypse…should we?
Demystifying the link between higher education and liberal values: A within-sibship analysis of British individuals’ attitudes from 1994–2020
Investigating parents of transgender youth has agency on ‘brink of collapse,’ staff warns
It Is Long Past Time To Give Up On Most Of The Right: The Fever Will Never Break (the only chance of it breaking at all is when its leadership is broken)
The nation’s poorest state used welfare money to pay Brett Favre for speeches he never made
The Pandemic Policy Excuse of ‘Meeting People Where They Are’
J.K. Rowling’s New Novel Shows Why Having an Editor is Important
Biden’s Independence Hall Address Offered Non-MAGA Republicans an Off-Ramp From This Madness. If he can turn “MAGA Republican” into a political curse word, his whole career will be justified.
Prosecute Trump — it will lower the heated political temperature
MAGA Republicans are seething with rage because Biden hit his target