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The Shape of Rome

Scientists find clues to why AstraZeneca’s vaccine may cause clots

I wonder what this will mean for our winter? ‘Huge’ explosion rocks St. Vincent as volcano keeps erupting Related: Covid Madness: People Fleeing a Volcanic Eruption Can’t Board the Rescue Vessels Until Vaccinated

Iran Blames Israel for Natanz Blast, Vows Revenge; Nuke Program ‘Set Back 9 Months’

The dispiriting housing boom

Some Covid-19 long haulers say vaccines may be relieving their symptoms. Researchers are looking into it

India records another surge in COVID-19 cases

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COVID Tyrant Newsom Can’t ‘Move the Goalposts’ on Religious Freedom, Supreme Court Rules

Hawking Hawking

The 6-Foot Mandate Was Bad Science

Former Desiring God writer Paul Maxwell announces he’s no longer Christian

North Korea is near completion of a submarine that is most likely configured to fire a ballistic missile, according to two senior Japanese intelligence officials.

‘Suspicious’ blackout strikes Iran’s Natanz nuclear site

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Biden Appoints Court-Packing Commission – Puts Conservative Supreme Court Justices In His Sights

Flawed Approach Sunk Amazon Union Drive, But Birthed National Movement

P&G Wanted to Skirt App Tracking Transparency Rules With China Data Collection Tech

A shocking 12 percent enrollment drop in New York City points to possible long-term structural impacts of the pandemic.

San Francisco Declares Tenants Can Demand ‘Lifetime Leases’

Has diplomacy run out of cards to play to end the Nile dam dispute?

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The Latest Reported Israeli Attack on an Iranian Ship Seems Like a Deliberate Escalation

Russia’s Military Build-Up near Ukraine (II): Troops from Siberia, Snap Drills in Crimea, and More Convoys

The Double Standard.

Today’s long-anticipated announcement by Fermilab’s Muon g-2 team appears to solidify a tantalizing conflict between nature and theory. But a separate calculation, published at the same time, has clouded the picture.

Wikipedia’s Deep Ties to Big Tech

The data on the Wuhan virus in no way matched the hysteria visited on most of the U.S. and the world.

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Under President Biden, nearly seven times as many unaccompanied minors are being detained by either Customs and Border Patrol or Health and Human Services as compared to the Trump administration.

FBI Investigating Reporting Fraud at $62 Billion Pennsylvania Public Pension Fund,

The so-called “Buffett Indicator” has been flashing red for so long now as stocks keep soaring that you might think it’s an out-of-date relic that’s worthless in forecasting where the market’s heading.

To a certain extent this triumphalism is in bad taste. Texas could very well have another bad turn. But it does show that state restrictions don’t correlate very well with any kind of benefit. Fauci Claims The Fall In COVID Cases Since Texas Relaxed Restrictions Is ‘Confusing’ Related story here.