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Reality Checks: Humanity’s Evolution, Spotting the ISS, Security Flaws in Zoom, and some Evidence for the Underlying Conditions that Cause Increased COVID risk

The complicated history of humanity. (via Gizmodo) How to spot the ISS (via CNBC) Zoom security flaws (via Ars Technica) Conditions behind increased risk of Covid 19(via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Trump’s Coronavirus Rating, the New Cadbury Bunny, Alex Jones Removed from App Store, and Unemployment Benefits

Trump is happy that the pandemic is boosting his ratings. HIS RATINGS. (via Vanity Fair) Because we all need happy new, a two legged dog is the new Cadbury Bunny  (via WKYC) Alex Jones kicked out of google app store for spreading lies about coronavirus. (via Ars Technica) How to …

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Reality Checks: Disaster Myths and the Facts from Katrina, Bad Advice on Coronavirus, Fake Dead Sea Scrolls, and USians urged to return home

Disaster myth and fact. (via NCBI) Florida lawmaker suggests sticking a hairdryer in your nose to kill coronavirus. Please don’t do that.  (via Lake Okeechobee News) All Dead Sea Scroll fragments in the “museum” of the Bible are fake. (via Ars Technica) State dept urges US citizens to all return …

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Reality Checks: Senate Not Remoting, Trump Accused of Racism by China, Facial Recognition despite Masks, and a Look at Global Pandemic Response

Senate not allowed to vote remotely (via NYPost) China says Trump is pandering to racists. You don’t say. (via Newsweek) Facial recognition for people wearing masks. (via Ars Technica) How the world is dealing with the pandemic. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Federal Reserve not Giving Money, Free Streaming from the MET, a Guide to Coronavirus, and Prioritizing Weapons over Research

Explaining the federal reserve’s actions (they aren’t just giving out money). (via Slate) Metropolitan Opera will be offering free streaming. (via Vulture) Don’t panic: A guide to the coronavirus. (via Ars Technica) Pentagon wants more weapons, less research. (via NPR) Featured image credit: nursing schools nearme.com

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Reality Checks: Jimmy Carter Solar Powers a Town, Australia sues Facebook, Durian Fruits make a Semi Conductor, and Wells Fargo Officials Quit Instead of Testifying

  Jimmy Carter powers half a town with solar power. (via The NYT) Australia is suing facebook for billions (via Tech Crunch) Super conductor out of durian fruits. (via Ars Technica) Bankers resign days before having to testify to congress. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Whale-killing Sunspots, Marsquakes, Denim Forensics, and Prison Health

  Strange correlation of sunspots and stranded whales.(via The NYT) Detecting Marsquakes. (via Engadget) The state of denims forensics is not so good. (via Ars Technica) Mental health behind bars. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Oldest green fossil, RIP Mad Mike, Rest in Power, Katherine Johnson, and Weinstein convicted

  Oldest green fossil discovered is Chinese seaweed. (via The Guardian) Flat earther dies attempting to prove the earth is flat. Lack of science leads to tragedy. (via LaTimes) Farewell, Katherine Johnson (via Ars Technica) Harvey Weinstein, rapist, has been convicted.  (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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