Links 1/11/22

Links for you. Science:

Population-Level Relative Effectiveness of the COVID-19 Vaccines and the Contribution of Naturally Acquired Immunity
SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Diversity in Households Highlights the Challenges of Sequence-Based Transmission Inference
‘Endemic’ covers a lot of biology but we’re probably not there yet for COVID-19
How did the Babylonians know √2 up to six digits?
This Ancient Wombat Was An Absolute Unit
Preparing for the 2023 Data Management and Sharing Policy (important for people submitting grants to NIH)

Other:

The Great Right-Wing Con Job: Do they sincerely believe all this shit, or are they just trying to make a buck? Yes.
United said it had this woman’s missing bag. She tracked it to a residential address
Metrorail operator arrested on suspicion of operating train while intoxicated
Caroline Ellison wanted to make a difference. Now she’s facing prison.
Jonathan Chait’s Fantasy Football. Just Why Do These People Have So Many Opinions About Trans Youth in the First Place?
Six months ago, Marblehead had no dedicated newspaper. Now, it’s in a ‘golden age of journalism.’
Abortion Pills Can Now Be Offered at Retail Pharmacies, F.D.A. Says
Pro-Putin operatives in Germany work to turn Berlin against Ukraine
Vince Gray’s Attempt to Win Back Committee Amid Health Concerns Met With Deafening Silence
Your stuff is actually worse now: How the cult of consumerism ushered in an era of badly made products.
Fla. surgeon general used ‘flawed’ vaccine science, faculty peers say
What Can We Learn from Barnes & Noble’s Surprising Turnaround?
Public Health Agencies Try to Restore Trust as They Fight Misinformation
Musk’s Twitter to lift ban on political ads ‘in coming weeks’
A ‘hate castle’ or welcome neighbor? VDare divides a West Virginia town.
The IRS Really, Really Should Have Audited Trump
Bowser Pledges To Almost Double Number Of People Living In Downtown D.C. Over Next Five Years
Muzzled by DeSantis, Critical Race Theory Professors Cancel Courses or Modify Their Teaching
Priorities pile up for HHS, FDA, CMS, NIH, and other health agencies
Turds
D.C. wants federal workers back to office this year
The Inflated Risk of Vaccine-Induced Cardiac Arrest. Damar Hamlin’s collapse on Monday Night Football calls attention to a medical myth that will not die.
The Case for Truly Public Housing. A municipal authority in Massachusetts has deftly negotiated the privatization and deregulation of the housing market. But its hard-won success underscores the need for a new narrative about public housing in America.
Ponzi Hospitals and Counterfeit Capitalism
Why Did George Santos Lie About Being Jewish?

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2 Responses to Links 1/11/22

  1. adameran says:

    The pledge to increase downtown residents is something connected to managing homeless people. Gotta do it, or people will be unhappy to be concentrated together. Incidentally, per-capita crime in NYC is lower than in low-density Phoenix, AZ.

  2. Bern says:

    I have a fondness for Marblehead based solely on one weekend stopover there during our around the nation bicycle tour. The Myopia Hunt Club polo match, the amazing tidal cycle…

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