Rob W

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Rob W

19 days ago

‘Lord of the Rings’ at 20: Why Peter Jackson’s Trilogy Was One of Hollywood’s Riskiest Projects Ever

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Rob W

21 days ago

How trust undermines science

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Rob W

21 days ago

Asteroid spotting

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Rob W

21 days ago

Beyond Omicron: what’s next for COVID’s viral evolution

nature.com

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22 days ago

This is what peak culture looks like

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22 days ago

This Scientist Created a Rapid Test Just Weeks Into the Pandemic. Here’s Why You Still Can’t Get It.

propublica.org

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22 days ago

The bulldozer vs vetocracy political axis

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22 days ago

‘Greatest Generation’ survey on race, sex and combat during World War II runs counter to its wholesome image

washingtonpost.com

Rob W

52 days ago

Ivermectin: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

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52 days ago

The rise of living alone: how one-person households are becoming increasingly common around the world

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52 days ago

Underrated reasons to be thankful

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52 days ago

Ten Million a Year

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52 days ago

Why the FDA should legalize Pfizer's COVID pill immediately

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56 days ago

The open secret to looking like a superhero

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56 days ago

How credit cards make money

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56 days ago

Why Are Racial Problems in the United States So Intractable?

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56 days ago

A Nuclear-Powered Shower? Russia Tests a Climate Innovation.

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Rob W

56 days ago

The Lab-Leak Theory Meets Its Perfect Match

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Rob W

62 days ago

Rowing, Steering, Anchoring, Equity, Mutiny

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62 days ago

The Math Is Bad for MAD

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62 days ago

Envisioning a world immune to global catastrophic biological risks

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62 days ago

It’s Mostly a Demand Shock, Not a Supply Shock, and It’s Everywhere

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Rob W

113 days ago

Into the Fairy Castle: The Persistence of Victorian Liberalism

americanaffairsjournal.org

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114 days ago

Is Instagram really bad for teenagers?

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120 days ago

In Defense of Teasing

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120 days ago

Life-Years Lost: The Quantity and The Quality

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120 days ago

Lockdown Effectiveness: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

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120 days ago

What if the US didn’t go to war in Afghanistan after 9/11? – Responsible Statecraft

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120 days ago

The future of weight loss

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120 days ago

Learning From Our Defeat: The Assumptions of Donald Rumsfeld

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184 days ago

Book Review: Andy Slavitt’s Preventable

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184 days ago

Energy poverty and indoor air pollution: a problem as old as humanity that we can end within our lifetime

ourworldindata.org

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184 days ago

Delta Variant: Everything You Need to Know

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184 days ago

Let's get more people vaccinated

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186 days ago

Does testosterone matter?

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186 days ago

How effective are coronavirus vaccines against the Delta variant?

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Rob W

188 days ago

Smoking: How large of a global problem is it? And how can we make progress against it?

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188 days ago

Winston Churchill, futurist

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217 days ago

List of laboratory biosecurity incidents

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217 days ago

Why third jabs are inevitable

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217 days ago

How much do people differ in productivity?

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217 days ago

Terrestrial solar energy could eventually support extremely large economies and populations

reflectivedisequilibrium.blogspot.com

Rob W

217 days ago

The price of batteries has declined by 97% in the last three decades

ourworldindata.org

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217 days ago

Bangladesh: the world’s hidden success story

unherd.com

Rob W

217 days ago

The Lab-Leak Theory: Inside the Fight to Uncover COVID-19’s Origins

vanityfair.com

Rob W

233 days ago

The 60-Year-Old Scientific Screwup That Helped Covid Kill

wired.com

Rob W

233 days ago

Stop Worrying About Free Beer and Doughnuts. We’re in the Middle of a Pandemic.

theatlantic.com

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233 days ago

Did Covid-19 escape from a Wuhan lab? Here’s what we know

newstatesman.com

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233 days ago

Public Intellectuals Have Short Shelf Lives—But Why?

scholars-stage.blogspot.com

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233 days ago

A new $125 million bet on AI safety

voxcom.cmail19.com

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