Links 1/14/23

Links for you. Science:

The turtle moms that ‘talk’ to their eggs before they hatch
Riddle solved: Why was Roman concrete so durable? (though see this thread)
Why you might want a heat pump in your electric car
Great Salt Lake on track to disappear in five years, scientists warn
Last year was a huge year in space. Here’s what to look for in 2023.
Rodent: Friend or foe? ‘Pests’ explores how some animals become villains.


The coronavirus is speaking. It’s saying it’s not done with us.
How gun violence shatters lives, and our country’s public life
Tent City, once a triumph of community activism, is now home to strife over maintenance and security
DeSantis moves to turn a progressive Fla. college into a conservative one
There’s Nothing The NFL Cannot Bear
I’m Sorry, but This COVID Policy Is Ridiculous
Rising rents were a crisis for tenants. For landlord Starwood, they were a gift. (this is why we need rent control)
NYT: Binding Arbitration For Thee, But Not For Me
Want to Understand L.G.B.T.Q. Life in America? Go to Alabama.
‘The only person who isn’t fed up is Putin’: In 2022, the Russian political establishment ‘donned the camo’ — and found itself at odds with what ordinary Russians really want
Jair Bolsonaro wrecked Brazil’s presidential palace, TV report suggests
The Jan. 6 committee’s final report says some key questions remain unanswered. Here are 8 of them.
The Right-Wing Nuts Upending the House Are Right About One Thing
I’m sure you’ve already heard Hakeem Jeffries destroy Republicans from A to Z but now hear it with Nas’ Ether instrumental (funny)
The Story SPD’s Retail Theft Operation Told: Shoplifters Are Poor. Stolen Items Mostly Included Food and Toilet Paper
A Lecturer Showed a Painting of the Prophet Muhammad. She Lost Her Job.
The Humiliation of Hamline
Why Incels Love Putin
‘Maybe we cried too much’ over shoplifting, Walgreens executive says
How Damar Hamlin’s collapse became the latest anti-vaccine conspiracy theory
China is flying blind as pandemic rages. Official death tolls are impossibly low, and some worry new variants may escape detection
We thought Gen X was a bunch of slackers. Now they’re the suits.
Rep. Tim Burchett Accuses ‘Redneck’ GOP Colleague of Drinking After House Floor Fight
Meet The Spy Tech Companies Helping Landlords Evict People

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