Week 202022

The Psychopath in Chief – GEN
The highly regarded Hare Psychopathy Checklist enumerates 20 of them. By my count Trump clearly demonstrates 16 of the traits and his overall score is far higher than the average prison inmate.
Global Deaths Due to Various Causes and COVID-19
The True Story Behind Hulu’s Catherine ‘The Great’
Hulu’s “The Great” offers an irreverent, ahistorical take on the Russian empress’ life. This is the real history behind the period comedy
The NRA Supported Gun Control When the Black Panthers Had the Weapons
Rather than focus on the idea of self-defense in the home, the Black Panthers brazenly took their weapons to the streets, where they felt the public—particularly African-Americans—needed protection from a corrupt government.
Zingen, dansen, schreeuwen: hoe het coronavirus op hol slaat via superverspreiders
In clubs, kerken en sport­scholen kan het corona­virus op hol slaan. Deze super­versprei­ding komt opvallend veel vaker voor dan bij andere infectieziekten. Waarom, en wat is daaruit te leren voor de aanpak?
At work, school and seeing friends: How to lower your coronavirus risk
Many countries are relaxing coronavirus restrictions. If you’ve been asked to return to work or school, how can you reduce the risk of infection to yourself and your family?
Cloth Face Masks Could Get A Boost From A Nylon Stocking Layer, Study Finds
However, the new research shows that with the added nylon layer, homemade masks may also offer lots more benefit for the wearer.
Janeway Doesn’t Deserve This Shit | Tor.com
"Janeway is my favorite Star Trek captain. And while I would typically content myself with liking what I like quietly and leaving each to their own, in this particular case I feel the opinion needs defending."
The Remaking of Steve Buscemi | GQ
In a rare interview, Hollywood’s most beloved misfit opens up about anxiety, loss, and the hard work of getting through it all.
Awakening volcanic region in Iceland ‘could cause disruption for centuries’
Reykjanes peninsula’s last active period started in 10th century and lasted 300 years
People are using Red Dead Redemption 2 to hold conference calls
Occasionally, the whole camp will vanish, so along with the fire, leaving everyone talking away in the dark until it reappears.