pinboard November 18, 2020

  • The 2020 Election Was a Reminder of White Supremacy’s Hold on the U.S. | Teen Vogue
  • Twitter
    RT @C_C_Krebs: In defending democracy, do or do not, there is no try. This is the way. #Protect2020 @HamillHimself @PedroPascal1
  • Twitter
    RT @PhilipMichaels: This Senate hearing looks like the tale of a marooned lighthouse keeper and the robot butler he built to stave off loneliness.
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    In an experiment where people are asked to sit quietly for 15 minutes & enjoy their thoughts or else self-administer 𝗽𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗰𝗸𝘀, 2/3 of men and 1/4 of women choose to shock themselves.
  • Video – 12 Fancy Pens That Are Worth The Splurge | JetPens
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  • Twitter
    RT @moorehn: This is a cute tweet but Biden should start his inaugural address by saying, ‘wow, we really saw ugly things about America that have always existed and which we were hiding from before."
  • Static sites, slack and scrollytelling. | Clearleft
  • Eleventy is a simpler static site generator.

    Eleventy is a simpler static site generator.

  • Prenatal Testing and the Future of Down Syndrome – The Atlantic

    Our newest cover story, by @sarahzhang, is extraordinary. It takes rare talent to take on questions of such complexity with this degree of grace and brilliance. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/12/the-last-children-of-down-syndrome/616928/

  • Dolly Parton partly funded Moderna Covid vaccine research | Music | The Guardian

    In April, Parton donated £800,000 to research after her friend Dr Naji Abumrad of the Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee told her that they were making “some exciting advancements” in the search for a cure for the virus. Abumrad and Parton became friends in 2014 after the singer was involved in a car accident and treated at Vanderbilt

  • COVID-19 vaccine trial complete, Pfizer and BioNTech update their promising result | Science | AAAS

    BREAKING: Pfizer and BioNTech today provided an update on their COVID-19 vaccine. They now report 95% efficacy for their vaccine candidate, drawing on the final analysis of a 43,000-person study. Efficacy only drops to 94% in people over 65 years of age. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/11/covid-19-vaccine-trial-complete-pfizer-and-biontech-update-their-promising-result

  • Twitter
    RT @waltshaub: Graham’s response is a damning admission. The chairman of the Judiciary Committee had no business quietly contacting an elected member of his party responsible for an ongoing count of ballots to discuss the legitimacy of mail-in votes. This misconduct should not be tolerated.
  • George Clooney on His Brush with Death, Picking Proper Fights, and Turning into a Wife Guy | GQ
  • Twitter
    RT @vermontgmg: Is it not March anymore?
  • Updates for COVID-19 in Grant County, WA | Granthealth.org
    RT @ByMikeBaker: Nine days ago, a wedding in central Washington drew 300 people. Since then, officials have so far identified 17 coronavirus infections linked to the event and "2 subsequent outbreaks."

    State rules prohibit weddings of more than 30 people.

  • Twitter
    RT @ByMikeBaker: Nine days ago, a wedding in central Washington drew 300 people. Since then, officials have so far identified 17 coronavirus infections linked to the event and "2 subsequent outbreaks."

    State rules prohibit weddings of more than 30 people.

  • A Pandemic Winter Safety Rule: Don't Spend Time Indoors – The Atlantic
  • Twitter
    RT @MeadeKrosby: Fact-checking this was worth it just to see @DollyParton in the acknowledgments of a @NEJM article. And I thought I couldn’t love her more.
  • Twitter
    RT @MeadeKrosby: Fact-checking this was worth it just to see @DollyParton in the acknowledgments of a @NEJM article. And I thought I couldn’t love her more.
  • Twitter
    RT @kenolin1: This lady needs to get with the program. It’s called The Peaceful Transfer of Power. Do you agree?
    Tell her:

    Emily Murphy, GSA Office of the Administrator
    202-501-2472 Emily’s direct extension (202) 501-0450. emily.murphy@gsa.gov @GSAEmily

  • Twitter
    RT @katienotopoulos: As a tech reporter here at BuzzFeed, I’ve been assigned to test out and review the new twitter "Fleet". My editor said to move on it fast so I am just going to dive right in. Wish me luck!
  • Twitter
    RT @SamKuffelWx: 100% this. My aunt is a nurse, and she *highly* recommends having a pulse oximeter at home as it has saved the lives of several of her Covid patients.

    Best thing you can do is get one now and try it out when you’re healthy so you know your baseline.

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