Category: China

China Corona virus eating live mice

An insight into the new Coronavirus, zoonosis, and China

With a connection between exotic meats and infectious diseases such as China’s Coronavirus, our habit of eating boring farm animals is a good thing. Zoonosis is a category of infectious diseases that start with animal-to-animal transmission, morph to animal-to-human transmission, and then leap into human-to-human transmission. They’re almost always scary

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Bookworm Beat 5/7/19 — the Vanishing Conservatives on Social Media edition

There are reasons for you to be very afraid of the social media crackdown on conservatives (even fringe ones), plus other scary stuff in today’s world. Democrats prepare for 2020 by silencing conservatives.  If I had to identify the scariest news today, it would be Twitter’s purge of conservatives, which

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Bookworm Beat 1/26/17 – Life in Trump’s America round-up

You’ll notice that the title of this post — Life in Trump’s America — echoes previous round-ups I did called Life in Obama’s America. Those old posts were dystopian; in this, the new Age of Trump, things are a lot more cheerful when viewed through the prism of patriotism, rationality,

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The Bookworm Beat 10-29-15 — the spindle overload edition and open thread

So much to share with you (23 separate articles at last count) and so little time. I’ll therefore get right down to business and you might want to give yourself some time to review all these fascinating articles at your leisure: Another pundit figures out Cruz might be the man

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The Bookworm Beat 9-27-2015 — the “things that make you think” edition and open thread

Boehner was merely an effective manager, rather than an effective conservative Andrew Klavan is kind enough to point out that Boehner was in some measure a very effective House Majority Leader: I can’t help but notice that under Boehner — and largely because of Boehner, because Boehner outsmarted President Obama in the

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