Links for you. Science:
Scientists discover receptor that blocks COVID-19 infection
If you feel sick, is it likely to be a new COVID variant or something else?
Young people are more likely to die of heart attacks post-COVID, study finds. But why? A recent study found that heart attacks in people ages 25 to 44 increased by 30% compared to the expected number over the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. (absolutely astonishing a mainstream outlet would cover this)
Cockatoos Know How to Pick the Right Tools for the Job
Inherited Differences In Antibody Genes May Explain Variable Responses To Covid-19 Infection (file this under ‘interesting hypothesis with extremely preliminary data and small sample sizes’)
The WHO fungal priority pathogens list as a game-changer
Chat GPT Is Coming for Hollywood
Musk follows divide-the-nation-for-profit model, raking in ad revenues via restored far-right trolls
Hollywood’s Off Year for Movies
Exposing the Secretive and Sinister Work of McKinsey & Co.
Big Play: My rookie season in fantasy football
How The Financial Industry’s ‘White Wall’ Maintains the Racial Wealth Gap
Line in the Sand: Handmaidens of dystopia in the Saudi Arabian desert
Thoughts & Tears for Tyre
This isn’t Obama’s White House: Why Republicans no longer get the benefit of the doubt.
What Noise Pollution Is Doing To Us
BIDEN WON’T BEAT DeSANTIS BY TALKING ABOUT HIS PAST SUPPORT FOR CUTTING SOCIAL PROGRAMS
Call the “woke busters”: Ron DeSantis sends volunteer army to snatch books from students’ hands
No one wants masks, but we still need them to keep Covid at bay
I had ChatGPT write a Decemberists song
After helping prince’s rise, Trump and Kushner benefit from Saudi funds
Bernie Sanders has a new role. It could be his final act in Washington.
Here’s how D.C. is changing what is taught in social studies
‘We Ain’t Gonna Get It’: Why Bernie Sanders Says His ‘Medicare for All’ Dream Must Wait
A dog was lost for 36 hours. Then it rang an animal shelter’s doorbell.
Bombshell Emails Raise Questions about What Sullivan & Cromwell Knew about Fraud at Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Firms
Only 5 House members have ever been expelled. Here’s who they were.
And Now, the Republicans Are the Party of Defending Businesses That Rip People Off
In Australia’s Outback, a controversial cash crop is booming: Carbon
It’s Time To Codify The ‘NY Times v. Sullivan’ Standard Into Law
There Are Very Strange Things Going On at Goldman Sachs