Donovan talks about how stressful the holiday season can be and why it shouldn't be. If you have health insurance, you can get flu shots for free — but are you aware of the true cost of that shot? Finally, astronmomers are up in arms because new systems for world-wide Internet access may cause them issues when trying to see distant stars and galaxies.
- Bonkers pricing of “free” flu shots shows what’s wrong with US healthcare | Ars Technica — The annual flu shots that are free to those with health insurance are not immune from the convoluted and contemptible price-gouging that plague the US healthcare system.
- ‘This Is Not Cool!’ – Astronomers Despair As SpaceX Starlink Train Ruins Observation Of Nearby Galaxies — In the early hours of the morning today, Monday, November 18, two astronomers checked in on their remotely operated telescope in Chile, expecting to see images of distant stars and galaxies. Instead, they saw a train of SpaceX satellites crossing the night sky, a worrying sign of what might be to come for astronomy.