Link. Boebert falls as MTG leaves Q behind, but MTG serves Putin and Boebert does not.
Daily Archives: January 17, 2023
The Villages of Florida: “Lake Sumter Landing, focused on the eponymous lake and its canal, which extends south for a few hundred feet, complete with locks, and then turns into a stream that runs for a few hundred more feet before ending”
Link. Like living in an orbital habitat.
California storms: The damage and the amazing deluge, by the numbers.
Link. Astonishing numbers.
Another Nepal Airlines crash: “Nepalese flights have been banned in the European Union since 2013 citing safety concerns including training and maintenance standards”
“prophylactic vaccine that protects honeybees from American foulbrood, an aggressive bacterium that can spread quickly from hive to hive”
Link. First insect vaccine used in America. More coming especially for bees. Insects lack antibodies. “… identified the specific protein that prompts an immune response in the offspring”
Russia to send replacement for Space Station’s broken return capsule: “damage was caused by a micrometeoroid about one millimeter in diameter”
Link. All agree to be quiet.
No Increased Stroke Risk Linked to Pfizer’s Covid Boosters.
Link. The vaccines are safe and effective.
F-16s to Turkey: “… such a sale would not be a “quid pro quo” for Turkey’s approval of NATO membership for Sweden and Finland”
Link. But many suspect Erdogan is lying.
Anticipating the Sickle Cell Cure.
Link. It’s not yet a simple procedure — but the end of the disease is in sight.
China’s demographic crisis comes early: “We will start to appreciate China, in terms of its population, as an old and shrinking population.”
Link. All birth incentives failed. Party won’t do immigration. Try freedom?
Stage Manager for the unimpressed: 3 Apps and windows
Link. Finder has been a confusing mess for non-experts — I don’t think this helps. Will be interesting to try later this year when I go to Ventura.
“The New York Times now allows quick online cancels, no longer need to chat or call anyone”
COVID: “Why have we avoided the typical winter surge? Because the U.S. population has, collectively, built up immunity to the virus.
Link. We are frequently exposed now. And even hosp rate is misleading… “Massachusetts officials estimate that only about one-third of people hospitalized with Covid are actually there for Covid-related illness.”