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No, Karen, we’re not masking again: A winning GOP message for 2022 & beyond

Living With Chronic Pain Can Disrupt Your Emotions at a Chemical Level, Study Hints

Craig Murray’s jailing is the national security state’s latest assault on independent journalism

Over half the deer tested in Michigan have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2

An Emerging Tickborne Disease Is Gaining Steam in New York

How Germany fails to manage care for the elderly 

Benchmark Inflation Measure Hits Highest Level In 30 Years

Here it is: The actual data on which the CDC’s new mask guidance is based

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Covid in Sydney: Military deployed to help enforce lockdown

CDC Director Says Biden Admin Is Considering a Vaccine Mandate

The New York Post’s cover today

Hot Skies Over the Taiwan Strait: The New Normal of Chinese Incursions

World’s Largest Food Company Will Raise Prices Amid Inflation

Taliban advances on Herat City

Researchers Find Signs of COVID-19 Mutations in NYC Sewage, Pointing to Possible Dog and Rat Infections

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Leaked documents reveal death threats and roadblocks in Haiti assassination investigation

The Vaccine Aristocrats

CDC Alerts Labs to Use Tests That Can Differentiate Between COVID and Flu

Ruin Them

Dell can’t ship gaming rigs to blue states because of energy rules


Motivation depends on how the brain processes fatigue

Bird’s-eye View Could be Key to Navigating Without GPS

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Med Schools Are Now Denying Biological Sex

The Potsdam Giants

Police Are Telling ShotSpotter to Alter Evidence From Gunshot-Detecting AI

Archaeologists Discover 2,550-Year-Old Carving of the Last King of Babylon

China’s hammer blow to private education shows it will do whatever it takes to meet its goals

37 Comparisons Of The Sizes Of Prehistoric Animal Ancestors And Their Modern Relatives By Roman Uchytel

Cornell’s new partnership with Peking University exposes its fealty to China

‘We won’t be coming’: Washington state police reform goes into effect, law enforcement warns of consequences

Israel concerned over possible new Russian policy on Syria

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Cuomo said AG probe would clear him. Now his aides say it’s political.

The Insect Apocalypse That Never Was

The jet fuel shortage is upon us

Higher Ed Faces Existential Threat: Numbers And Salaries Are Down For Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty, Way Up For Administrators; University Long-Term Debt Is Up 71%

I suspect people taking short cuts and not wanting to admit to it. I imagine there was not a lot of care invested into him. The Weird Case of a Man 3 Doctors Declared Dead Who Woke Up Just Before His Autopsy

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French hospital goes on INDEFINITE strike to protest Covid-19 vaccination mandate

Here’s all the proof Biden needs to conclude COVID-19 was leaked from a lab

Locked Up: Mercedes-Benz to Charge for Access to EQS’ Rear-Wheel Steering

Fauci praises Wuhan scientists and defends funding of bat coronavirus research

waning protection against infection — but largely conserved against severe disease

New York air quality among worst in world as haze from western wildfires shrouds city

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Three weeks after Fox News host Tucker Carlson accused the National Security Agency of reading his communications, the agency has confirmed he was unmasked.

‘Superbug’ Fungus Spreading in D.C. and Dallas Healthcare Facilities

Thoughts on the Sixth Circuit Ruling Against the CDC Eviction Moratorium

Is ‘original antigenic sin’ complicating indian vaccination drive against Covid-19?

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Catastrophic Flooding Spotlights Germany’s Poor Disaster Preparedness

First lethal attacks by chimpanzees on gorillas observed

Egypt weighs next steps after Ethiopia completes second filling of Nile Dam

Hundreds of Indian Street Vendors Found to Be Secret Millionaires

DeepMind says it will release the structure of every protein known to science

Deadly Typhoon Threatens Strategic Chinese Oil Hub

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Turkish-backed rebels leave trail of abuse and criminality in Syria’s Afrin

China blasts dam to divert floods that killed at least 33

Coronavirus: China slams WHO’s ‘arrogance’ over lab audit plan

Excess Deaths in India

A reminder. I believe I posted this when if first came out. “CDC Estimated a One-Year Decline in Life Expectancy in 2020. Not So — Try Five Days”

Antibiotics may help to treat melanoma


Taliban battles Afghan military for control of Kandahar City

New York could experience a damaging earthquake