Top Ten for December 24, 2021

Daniel King recapping Game 6 of the 2021 World Chess Championship

Fossil Fuel’s Downfall Could Be America’s Too

1982 Rigoletto production with Pavarotti

World War I doc The Great War

We reached Peak Rationality in the mid-1970s – it's been downhill since then and got steeper in 2007

Surveying a US democracy at risk from minoritarianism

James Meek on Russia and Ukraine

Jason Hickel on degrowth, post-capitalism, and human survival: part 1, part 2

Walter Reed has been developing a pan-coronavirus vaccine and the tests look good in primates

All about the James Webb Space Telescope – addendum after its successful launch: Where is the JWST, and another great explainer focusing on what might be achieved