Fri. 05/29 - Did COVID-19 Outbreaks Actually Start Later Than We Thought?
Today we’re looking at the different ways the virus spreads and what measures can be taken to prevent spread in different contexts. A new study shows coronavirus epidemics may have started later than originally thought. Plus, the grad student who solved a problem that had stumped experts for half a century. Why Sweden celebrates Taco Friday. And a round-up of Star Wars-related media to check out this weekend.
- Beachbody on Demand, Text "briefing" to 303030
- OurCrowd, info.ourcrowd.com/goodnews
- Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India (Reuters)
- Tyson Pork Plant In Iowa Shuts After Hundreds Of Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 (HuffPost)
- To Beat Covid-19, You Have to Know How A Virus Moves (Wired)
- Coronavirus Epidemics Began Later Than Believed, Study Concludes (NY Times)
- Graduate Student Untangles Decades-Old Math Problem in Less Than a Week (Smithsonian Magazine)
- Taco Friday in Sweden (Mental Floss)
- How 'Taco Friday' Became a Swedish Tradition (Atlas Obscura)
- Listen to the original NPR radio drama adaptations of the first STAR WARS trilogy (Boing Boing)
- A Modern Trailer for The Empire Strikes Back (Neatorama)
- Star Wars Game Show Trailer Is Here: Jedi Temple Challenge (Gizmodo)
- Disney+ Accessibility Subtitles Can Make Everything Comics Sans (Gizmodo)
- “Baby Yoda (This Is The Way)” (Blue Milk Run, Bandcamp)