Yvette wants you to please just wear the @#% mask. (@TheSciBabe)

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2012-04-18 17:32:25

Half the people who whine about Cancel Culture are the biggest perpetuators of it. Half the people insisting it doesn’t exist are the most likely to have right-wing nut jobs try to cancel them 🤷‍♀️

It’s seldom been leftists or liberals who tag in or email my employer when they’re mad at my words. But piss off Ben Shapiro or Slate Star Codex fans or other types with old-statue avis & “free speech” in their bios and oooh boy

If you touch two CLEAN blocks of the same metal together in space, they weld!
Atoms in solid metals move a bit. Touch two clean surfaces together, and the atoms can't tell they're in different blocks so they become one group of atoms, ie ONE SOLID.
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If you touch two CLEAN blocks of the same metal together in space, they weld! Atoms in solid metals move a bit. Touch two clean surfaces together, and the atoms can't tell they're in different blocks so they become one group of atoms, ie ONE SOLID. (Gif: https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/cold-welding-gif-56268)

Interesting preprint, will look into more when not half awake with insomnia.

"We conclude that death in Covid-19 is primarily a consequence of immune-mediated, rather than pathogen- mediated, organ inflammation and injury."

Autopsy series confirming the path to reducing fatalities
@davidadorward @COVID_ICECAP @NHS_Lothian

"We conclude that death in Covid-19 is primarily a consequence of immune-mediated, rather than pathogen- mediated, organ inflammation and injury." https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.02.20145003v1 Autopsy series confirming the path to reducing fatalities  @David Dorward  @ICECAP  @NHS Lothian

“Our hypothesis is that covid-19 begins as a respiratory virus and kills as a cardiovascular virus.” [from May] https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/05/10/coronavirus-attacks-body-symptoms/

Were humans designed for monogamy? Check out this chat I had on  @sciencentric and find out - https://buff.ly/2JslHWM

fellas, is it

fellas, is it

They’re not “ready,” they’re so desperate to pay rent that they’re putting on medical grade PPE and really hoping your asshole kid doesn’t cough on them.

It’s reopen day for Disney World, as COVID cases surge in Florida. The  #DisneyWorld ride staff I spoke to feel confident about the park’s safety measures. The epidemiologist I spoke to does not. Reopening is “irresponsible” and a “terrible idea,” she said. https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/disney-world-reopens-florida-coronavirus-epidemiologist-disaster-12...

Yesterday, I published a story about Equinox cutting instructor pay as gyms reopen and the health concerns instructors had going back to work. Today, Equinox fired Monica Davis, who went on the record with me to speak out. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/equinox-fired-instructor-speaking-out-coronavirus-safety

This amazing  @Jeremy Kohler /  @Joel Currier piece shows that -- while some may attribute the McCloskeys ridiculous gun-toting cosplay to white privilege or Trump's influence or the NRA or whatever -- the actual cause is that they are total f*cking psychos. https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/portland-place-couple-who-confronted-protesters-have-a-lon...

Schools need guidance, not Trump's ultimatums | Opinion https://www.newsweek.com/schools-need-guidance-not-trumps-ultimatums-opinion-1517016

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