Links for you. Science:
King Tut’s tomb was discovered 100 years ago — and unleashed a ‘curse’
U.K. researchers cure man who had coronavirus infection for over 400 days (paper here)
The World’s Oldest Winged Insect Is in Trouble. How Frightened Should We Be?
Perturbations in Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic
Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Incidence and Epidemiology of Catheter-Related Bacteremia, Spain
Noise reduction strategies in metagenomic chromosome confirmation capture to link antibiotic resistance genes to microbial hosts
The Party of Marjorie Taylor Greene (excellent)
Homeland Security Admits It Tried to Manufacture Fake Terrorists for Trump (fire everyone willingly involved)
Investigators search for pricey gifts to Trump from foreign leaders
The Israel We Knew Is Gone
Joe Rogan admits furries-in-classroom conspiracy theory he unleashed on listeners isn’t true
How to End Social Security Scaremongering
This new museum is a world away from D.C. stereotypes. The Rubell Museum DC, which opened Oct. 29, offers a robust critique of American hypocrisy in its first exhibition
Can Licht Make the Cuts? A brutal $100 million financial engineering effort begins at CNN. (maybe one reason the major media think the economy is bad is because their own personal economy is bad?)
How to Save America From Extremism by Changing the Way We Vote
GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Election Deniers Admit It’s A Lie Behind Closed Doors
Eight-hour waiting times. Patients leaving before being seen. Mass. hospital emergency departments are beyond the brink.
Elizabeth Warren Says Democrats Should Handle Debt Ceiling During Lame-Duck Session
Five Awkward Questions for the New DC Studios
In Today’s Election, the Survival of Brazil’s Democracy Is at Stake (pre-election; interesting about the durability of Bolsonarismo)
Shorter Movies, Please!
Phoebe Bridgers Talks to Teen Vogue About Johnny Depp, Transphobia, More
Mark Zuckerberg Is Going To Kill His Company
“A caravan of California millionaires, fleeing eastward from the state income tax, encamps for the night in hostile Wisconsin territory”
‘Kill them’: Arizona election workers face midterm threats
“Utsurobune”: A UFO Legend from Nineteenth-Century Japan
I made a viral ‘New Twitter’ for people who want to leave over Elon Musk’s plans. Within 35 hours, the hate speech forced me to shut it down.
Free sunscreen, ear plugs — and Covid shots? At the NASCAR race, vaccinations are still a tough sell
Your guide to crime and the midterms. What true, what’s false, and what we don’t know
RIP Twitter. What’s Next?
‘The Left Edge of the Possible’: How The American Prospect became the magazine of the moment