Links for you. Science:
Meet the Mice Who Make the Forest
The new Covid wave. It’s across most of the planet now. Delving into why, what to expect, and what we can do about it.
The science behind masks and their use
NASA’s going back to the moon and must confront a familiar enemy: Dust
Bats growl like death metal singers to communicate with each other
Plastering hate: Why white supremacist stickers are appearing in Maryland and beyond
This Is Who Trump Always Was
When Street Art meets Nature
“Jobs Are Up! Wages Are Up! So Why Am I as an Economist so Gloomy?”
The S.B.F. Orphanage
Grassroots organizers in Florida say the Democratic Party has ‘given up’ on the state
Rian Johnson Reaches for Another Knife
Picture Limitless Creativity at Your Fingertips
A Lasting Legacy of Covid: Far-Right Platforms Spreading Health Myths
Elon Musk’s Twitter tyranny
The Greatest Threat to the Unity of the Country Is the Class Divide (to a certain extent, the nightmare scenario has already happened)
A City of Islands
Biogen whistle-blower who received $266 million said people who report wrongdoing are ‘an anomaly’
No, You Do Not Have a Constitutional Right to Post Hunter Biden’s Dick Pic on Twitter
Elon Musk’s promised Twitter exposé on the Hunter Biden story is a flop that doxxed multiple people
New L.A. County Data Shows That Homeless ‘Sweeps’ Rarely Lead To Permanent Housing
Sophie B. Hawkins Gave Us A Queer Pop Hit In The ’90s. Then Came The Backlash.
An Epic Joke
What America Can Learn From Donald Trump’s Greatest Accomplishment: On the COVID-19 vaccines, well, you have to hand it to him.
Biden Could Be Missing Out On His Biggest Conservation Opportunity
Massachusetts enacted its most ambitious housing law in decades. Now the hard part is enforcing it.
Keep COVID Military Vaccine Mandate, U.S. Defense Chief Says. This past week more than 20 Republican governors sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking that the administration remove the mandate.
The Rail Impasse: This is about Wall Street demands for giant profits. Bad labor law gives Democrats few options, but there remain steps that President Biden can take.