covid 

From 09 Sep: Russian vaccine trial data has some odd-looking data [Updated] - Enlarge / MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 4, 2020: Medical staff with newly delivered boxes containing... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -19 -cov-2

From 08 Sep: The Rise of Molds: Dive into the Microscopic Landscape of Growing Fungi -  “The Rise of Molds” plunges into the minute world of four species of fungi as ... thisiscolossal.com/2020/09/the

covid 

From 03 Sep: Evidence slowly building for long-term heart problems post-COVID-19 - Enlarge / A fluorescent image of cardiac muscle cells in culture. Coronaviruses spread prima... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -19 -cov-2

From 03 Sep: Three stars, warped rings may show how planets end up moving backward - Enlarge / An image of the exosolar system (right), and an artists’ conception of what we&apo... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0

politics,covid 

From 01 Sep: “Shortsighted” and “Self-defeating”: US rejects global COVID-19 vaccine effort - Enlarge / A medical worker holds a bottle of a candidate COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford Uni... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -19 -cov-2 -administration

politics 

From 01 Sep: Empirical evidence that nice people don’t always finish last - Enlarge / Look at this jerk. Think your boss is a jerk? Wonder why the management of your or... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -science

From 27 Aug: Overview Timelapse: A New Book Documents Vast Changes to the Earth’s Surface by Human Hands - Construction of the Beijing Daxing International Airport 2012-Present. In a follow-up to the 2016 b... thisiscolossal.com/2020/08/ove -change

From 25 Aug: Bird deaths down 70 percent after painting wind turbine blades - Something as simple as black paint could be the key to reducing the number of birds that ar... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -power -turbines

From 19 Aug: Quantum reality is either weirdly different or it collapses - Quantum mechanics, when examined closely, poses some deep questions about reality. These qu... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -inequality -entanglement -mechanics -superposition -friend

From 18 Aug: Does Our Sun Have a Long-Lost Twin? - Artist’s depiction of our Sun, along with its hypothesized solar companion.Image: M. WeissThe... gizmodo.com/does-our-sun-have- -stars -cloud -nine -at-birth -system

From 15 Aug: Fabulous fossil preserves eyes of 429-million-year-old trilobite - Enlarge / Don’t think you can pull one over on this trilobite—he’s still got one... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -eyes

politics 

From 14 Aug: Trump admin. finally kills off Obama-era rule limiting methane emissions - Enlarge / A natural gas flare from an offshore oil drilling rig in Cook Inlet, Alaska. The E... arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20 -change -crisis -protection-agency -emissions

politics,covid 

From 20 Jul: It’s becoming clear why the US’ response to COVID-19 is terrible - The United States, already in possession of the largest number of infections in the COVID-1... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -19 -health -cov-2

mental-health 

From 27 Jun: Doomscrolling is slowly eroding your mental health - It’s 11:37pm and the pattern shows no signs of shifting. At 1:12am, it’s m... arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/06 -&-culture

From 01 Jul: The Expanse Is the Best Science Fiction on TV - I’d rather be late to a great party than never go at all, and that’s how I feel about ... themarysue.com/the-expanse-is- -prime-video -fiction -expanse

From 22 Jun: The volcano that caused famines in ancient Rome? It was in Alaska - Enlarge / The 10km-wide caldera on Alaska’s Unmak Island formed during the 43 BCE Okmok II e... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -egypt -rome -caesar -cores -caesar -dynasty -empire -eruptions

mental-health,covid 

From 12 Jun: Study: People who hoard toilet paper are just looking for a symbol of safety - Enlarge / People who felt more threatened by COVID-19 and ranked high on scales of emotionality a... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -19 -behavior -paper

From 28 May: New data indicates the Mississippi Delta is on borrowed time - Enlarge / The drowning of Louisiana’s wetlands is “inevitable.“ Since 1932, c... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -change -science

From 18 May: Footprints capture a lakeside stroll by a group of ancient hunter-gatherers - Near the end of the last glaciation, a group of people walked barefoot along the shores of ... arstechnica.com/science/2020/0 -africa -gatherers

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Faith Collapsing

Faith Collapsing is a host set up by me (Steven Saus) with the same sensibility of the BBS I ran back in the 1990s - I set it up for me, but folks I personally know are welcome to join if they like.