Pc powered by colony of blue-green algae has run for six months New Scientist
Martian mud storms parch the planet by driving water into area Science
Pierre Wunsch: Germs, warfare and central banks (PDF) Financial institution of Worldwide Settlements. Fascinating on r* and fashions.
5 killed, 25 injured in taking pictures at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado; gunman subdued by patrons KCRA. Commentary:
The refusal to attend till fundamental details are identified in these horrific circumstances — as a consequence of eagerness to use the useless for political causes — is not only unseemly however reckless.
It is what lead large numbers to consider – falsely – that the PULSE bloodbath was pushed by anti-gay animus: https://t.co/EkbKU3Lbhn
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) November 20, 2022
The COP jamboree desperately wants a reboot FT
Excessive lake impact snow across the Nice Lakes The Watchers
2 volcanoes rumble into motion in Russia’s far east AP
It’s not simply the dump — it’s the dump vehicles. Lee well being officers to check well being danger of GE’s proposed PCB website Trucker World. And the liners. Liners all the time fail.
The Troublesome Seek for Harmful House Junk WSJ
Submit–COVID-19 Signs 2 Years After SARS-CoV-2 An infection Amongst Hospitalized vs Nonhospitalized Sufferers JAMA. Final sentence: “Present proof helps that lengthy COVID would require particular administration consideration independently of whether or not the affected person has been hospitalized or not.” So the singular focus of the CDC and the general public well being institution on hospitalization as a metric (see CDC’s notorious “inexperienced map”) is, effectively, flawed.
SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant is extra secure than the ancestral pressure on varied surfaces (preprint; PDF) bioRxiv. “We examined the steadiness of this SARS-CoV-2 variant on varied surfaces and revealed that the Omicron variant is extra secure than its ancestral pressure on clean and porous surfaces.” Commentary right here: “However [Linsey Marr, a researcher on the airborne transmission of viruses like SARS-CoV-2 and a professor at Virginia Tech] confused the examine’s situations don’t mirror real-world situations. The quantity of droplets used within the lab analysis — 5 microlitres — may sound small, but it surely’s ‘truly large in comparison with droplets we often spew out,’ she stated. Meaning the precise timings may not pan out for individuals residing their every day lives, although Marr did really feel the comparability between the ancestral virus and Omicron was notable.”
Proposed Non-infectious Air Supply Charges (NADR) for Lowering Publicity to Airborne Respiratory Infectious Ailments (PDF) The Lancet COVID-19 Fee Activity Power on Protected Work, Protected College, and Protected Journey. From the Govt Abstract: “[SARSCoV-2] and different respiratory pathogens are successfully transmitted via the inhalation publicity route indoors, principally in locations with insufficient air flow and filtration.”
China’s Guangzhou locks down, Beijing shuts faculties over COVID Al Jazeera. First point out of air flow I’ve seen (see quote in blue), which is encouraging:
2) Beijing can be recommending sporting the general public to put on masks in public. And so they talked about the “extremely contagious” #BF7 variant of Omicron being a possible issue. #BringBackMasks https://t.co/Wvu5K5HkE7https://t.co/dQdu1HhOln pic.twitter.com/w7nfUCUroS
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) November 20, 2022
China has the operational capabiity, industrially and as a state, to maneuver past hazmat fits and do what it takes with air flow. Hop to it!
Youthful Chinese language are spurning manufacturing unit jobs that energy the financial system Reuters
(LEAD) S. Korea’s new COVID-19 circumstances at round 23,000 amid virus resurgence worries Yonhap Information Company
Deadline for Malaysia coalitions to current numbers, suggest PM candidates prolonged to Tuesday: Palace Channel Information Asia
How Malaysians Raced In opposition to The Clock To Ship At Least 33,000 Abroad Ballots House For The Election Buzzfeed
Evacuation of CIA’s Afghan Proxies Opens the Battle’s Blackest Packing containers The Intercept
European trade pivots to US as Biden subsidy sends ‘harmful sign’ FT
Success of Germany sport might result in extra NFL video games throughout Europe and past Boston Globe. Certain, we deindustrialized them, however we gave them NFL soccer!
New Not-So-Chilly Battle
‘Abnormal Germans are paying’: anti-war protests stretch throughout central Europe FT. Lastly this story breaks via to the mainstream.
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Ukraine’s Kherson Win Shifts Dynamics Throughout Complete Entrance With Russia WSJ
Ukraine delivery hub cheers as Kherson win foils Russian Black Sea hopes Hellenic Delivery Information
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German Military Dealing with Extreme Arms Scarcity, Has Ammo Solely To Final 2 Days Of Battle, Says Prime MP Republic World
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Ukraine updates: Nuclear plant rocked by ‘explosions’ Deutsche Welle. Explosions from the place? ‘Tis a thriller! (Besides you understand that if it have been Russia, the fog would all of the sudden half…).
What occurs if Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant explodes? Al Jazeera
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“Once I realized who Dylann Roof was, I started to admire him.” Ishgal
Police State Watch
The Division of Homeland Safety is the top of bureaucratic dysfunction The Verge. Hat tip, Joe Lieberman.
DEA’s most corrupt agent: Events, intercourse amid ‘unwinnable warfare’ ABC
TSA screeners missed boxcutter used to threaten passengers on chaotic flight NY Submit
A method to lastly get DoD on the trail to wash monetary audits Federal Information Community
Trump says he has little interest in returning to Twitter after reinstatement The Hill
Schiff says ‘proof is there’ to make a prison referral in opposition to Trump The Hill. So why didn’t Garland try this?
AWS and Blockchain Tim Bray
A Tempest in a Teapot? Coverage Tensor
Discovering Your Calling Lapham’s Quarterly. The deck: “Charles Ponzi turns into Charles Ponzi.”
How Intangible Property Form Markets Investor Amnesia
The Groves of Academe
How Schools and Sports activities-Betting Corporations ‘Caesarized’ Campus Life NYT (Re Silc).
Sports activities Desk
The eerily quiet $200billion World Cup stadiums marooned within the Qatar desert: Missing in ambiance with little fanfare and battered by sandstorms, the ‘no frills’ venues internet hosting soccer’s biggest showpiece Every day Mail
World Cup 2022: Capitalism can’t kill soccer — strive as it’d Al Jazeera
Imperial Collapse Watch
Assessing Commerce-Offs in U.S. Navy Intervention Choices RAND. Record worth: $37.00 (!).
If you wish to land a job or get a increase within the tech trade, it’s a must to go a take a look at — and just about everyone seems to be dishonest on the exams Enterprise Insider. Oh.
Rail union votes might drive Congress to move off a strike Politico. “Rail union votes might drive Congress to aspect with staff.” Mounted it for ya.
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The College of California Strike Has Been 50 Years within the Making Curbed
UC might dock pay from putting educational staff, college Every day Californian
UC’s putting staff do a lot of the particular instructing. Right here’s why a ‘livable wage’ is so elusive San Francisco Chronicle
Flying solo? Airways push to ditch co-pilots, reduce prices regardless of security fears South China Morning Submit. Over-optimization. US rail companies need to do the identical factor.
What occurred to these low-cost airline tickets? Elliott Confidential
Antidote du jour (through):
This reindeer simply conserving tempo with a prepare pic.twitter.com/nfRVWqAjAa
— B&S (@_B___S) November 15, 2022
Dashing via the snow!
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.