Links 10/23/22

Links for you. Science:

The Slightly Surprising Diversity of Zebras, Part 1
Myocarditis seven times more likely with COVID-19 than vaccines
Rising rates of syphilis in babies should set off all our alarm bells
Continuation of gender-affirming hormones in transgender people starting puberty suppression in adolescence: a cohort study in the Netherlands (conservatives and TERFs are lying)
A Qualitative Analysis of COVID-19 Vaccination Intent and Recommendations to Increase Uptake Among Residents and Staff in Six Seattle Homeless Shelters
Pregnancy Is a War; Birth Is a Cease-Fire. Fetuses want more than their mother can safely give.


D.C.-area children’s hospitals are at capacity
Whites now more likely to die from covid than Blacks: Why the pandemic shifted (excellent)
In Nevada, election deniers prepare to sabotage the midterms (important)
Texas Woman Nearly Loses Her Life After Doctors Can’t Legally Perform an Abortion: ‘Their Hands Were Tied’
Donald Trump Tried to Destroy the Constitution: What will it take for millions of Americans to care?
A sample of the lost buildings of Philadelphia
A new era of weight-loss gadgets is here — but for dieters, there’s no easy answer
Behold, Emperor Xi
Google built a spam backdoor for Republicans — and they aren’t using it: Republicans are fed up with their fundraising emails being flagged as spam — but not enough to join Google’s solution to fix the problem
I Voted for Trump and DeSantis—and Now Regret It. Here’s How Democrats Can Appeal to Voters Like Me.
The Scumbag Economy
Nearly 40% of students absent at San Diego school as wave of illness signals fierce flu season
Journalistic Objectivity Is Overrated. What Really Matters Is Transparency, Accuracy, and Fairness
Escape from Russia: A young college student tells his tale
Barack Obama Is Wrong to Oppose Expanding the Supreme Court
A story of China’s cashless economy – with lessons for the U.S.
Without an Economic Message, Democrats Will Never Close the Deal
Why are so many shopping carts missing from my grocery store? An investigation.
Hospitals scramble to find beds as pediatric admissions rise
Over 70% of pediatric hospital beds in US full amid surge of respiratory illnesses
CDC recommends Novavax’s Covid shots as mix-and-match first booster to Pfizer or Moderna
Props or People
Republicans are offering Americans nothing—literally, nothing
In the Red Zone: There’s no end-run around partisanship

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