CDC Chic – Getting Ready for Coronavirus

From the Washington Post, “How to prepare for coronavirus in the U.S. (Spoiler: Not sick? No need to wear a mask.)”  Unless, of course, you want to make a CDC Chic fashion statement.

There are the exam gloves, the surgical masks, the dubious supplements and the deceptive disinfectants. If unchecked Internet information is any guide, there’s an inexhaustible list of products “you should buy” to prepare for the spread of coronavirus — which, according to U.S. health officials, now appears inevitable.

But here’s the thing: Covid-19 may be novel, but you really don’t need to buy anything new or special to brace for it. In fact, The Washington Post spoke to epidemiology experts, and they said the most important aspect of preparedness costs nothing at all: calm.

Okay.  But here’s something you really can  get excited about – High Fashion CDC Chic

Daily Darwin – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide From Karma

Darwin notes gleefully the truism that “You can run but you can’t hide from Karma”, especially the fiery, exploding kind. He further notes that this is why you watch a rocket launch from a bunker, rather than a lawn chair on the launching pad.  He also observes that Karma and Schadenfreude are closely related-possibly sisters from another mother.

Daily Darwin – Skateur Flambé

Ah, yes.  Darwin says.  The old “Skaterboarder Flambé routine.   Darwin’s suggests that to avoid such and occurrence,  keeping one’s precious genomes warm is best accomplished by long johns and a woolly robe than by a ‘splash’ of gasoline and a spark.

Skateboard Flambé or, if you prefer, Skateur Flambé.

Natural selection deems that some individuals serve as a warning to others. Who are we to disagree? The next generation, ever and anon, is descended from the survivors