Dublin Airport Security Wait Times
brilliant single-page website, scraping the “current wait time for security queues” data from Dublin Airport’s own official site, and logging historical data in a graph.
(tags: security-queues queueing dublin-airport travel airports dublin ireland holidays)
Smallpox used to be less virulent
TIL: smallpox “is thought to have been a mild disease before the 17th century, and gradually evolved to become more lethal, before being eradicated by vaccines in 1980”. This is a refutation of the common preconception that viruses “naturally” evolve to become less virulent (via Tom Wenseleers – https://twitter.com/TWenseleers/status/1527695140265000960)
(tags: smallpox virulence evolution history diseases vaccines)