US actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role in Black Panther, has died of cancer, his family say
Wael TajiAs someone with a genetic propensity for colon cancer, I think it's actually quite significant that Boseman apparently kept his diagnosis secret until it ultimately - and tragically - claimed his life. Men need to talk about these things more.
Map of Greeks and Armenians in Turkey, before and after the genocides/expulsions of the 1910s-20s, and consequent demographic growth (via /r/Mapporn). As I noted before, I can’t think of any other major region where the strategic population balance...
Mitchell Heisman, the man who shot himself September 18, 2010 in Harvard Yard, killed himself as ”Experimental Elimination of Self-Preser...
Wael Taji@razibkhan You can easily find the PDF by yourself. It's actually an incredibly interesting read, not surprising for a guy who loaded a single silver bullet into a gun and shot himself just so people like us could hear of its existence.
They are beacons of western civilisation. But, says an explosive new book, the designs of Europe’s greatest buildings were plundered from the Islamic world – twin towers, rose windows, vaulted ceilings and all
Wael Taji@jmrphy@chatforgod@christlover2000 It exists, but distributed across other apps. The most legit and sincere ones cater to ethno-religious communities, like surayeswipe.com which is specifically for Assyrian Orthodox Christians. Good intentioned as you may be, try to set up an app for all and creeps rule.
Rome wasn't built (or settled) in a day. Antonio et al. performed an ancestral DNA analysis to investigate the genetic changes that occurred in Rome and central Italy from the Mesolithic into modern times. By examining 127 Roman genomes and their...
I'm not a lawyer and my opinion really doesn't matter, but I looked into the statutes defining murder in the first, second, and third degrees in Minnesota, so you don't have to. Bear with me, my blog...
Wael Taji@razibkhan@HMBroughMD@ElamBend ...which is exactly what happened to Vijayanagara. A temporary flourishing of native Desi polities does not at all suggest a permanent bulwark against forced assimilation or ethnocide/genocide. The Brits evidently prevented this, Marathis it's unsure.
A hairstylist with coronavirus worked for eight days this month while symptomatic, exposing as many as 91 customers and coworkers in Missouri, health officials said.
Wael Taji91 may sound like a lot, but ask yourself: can we really be sure?
Imagine if we had a running scoreboard for the most direct exposures to the virus resulting in infection. How many points would the gold medalist have?
Experts say the disease may become embedded in populations in the same way that HIV has.
Wael TajiFor those of you who are not as deficient in social awareness as I am: would it be career-ending to publish an article about how corona becoming permanent and endemic might ultimately be a good thing in some ways? Or would that be well-received?