July 25, 2016
Gertrude Barrows Bennett, Francis Stevens. Never heard her name? Well now you have.
34 Young Adult Books Every Feminist Will Love. Yes, it’s a list and yes it’s Buzzfeed, but the recommendations are very good.
The real story of Brexit is not about the UK at all and perhaps not even about the European Union. Rather it is about the rejection of incumbent expert opinion. Experts are mostly right, but much too often disastrously, catastrophically and comically wrong.
July 24, 2016
No, your dogs do not belong everywhere. Dog owners aren’t all dog people, but dog people are uniformly halfwit shitheads.
You’re not alone in feeling alone: Why it’s so hard for adults to make friends. At least part of Trump’s rise explained by lack of any real community in most of West.
Clinton’s F-You to Progressives: This is How Trump Could Become President. With Kaine pick, Trump presidency chances went up a whole lot.
July 23, 2016
Margaret Atwood on Donald Trump, Witches, and Flying Cats. She’s wrong about screens and books, though.
Lawsuit Seeks To Overturn Controversial Copyright Law Provisions. This will never happen; too much power/money on the line.
Brexit: How design made the difference. Or a difference, at least.
July 22, 2016
Fish can recognise human faces, study finds. Anyone who has ever been around a betta knows this already.
Dark matter still MIA after most exhaustive search yet. My guess is we’re looking for something that doesn’t exist in any form we expect it to.
A neutron star is so dense that one teaspoon (5 milliliters) of its material would have a mass over 5.5×1012 kg (that is 1100 tonnes per 1 nanolitre), about 900 times the mass of the Great Pyramid of Giza. However could not exist (would inflate) outside of that gravitational environment.
July 21, 2016
The man who killed TTIP. Neoliberalism is dying, but it will die fighting.
July 20, 2016
July 19, 2016
Why kids stick their tongues out when they concentrate: A scientific investigation. But there is no evolutionary reason humans do anything ever! /sarcasm.
Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return. Don’t care about on the road; too many for healthy ecosystem.
July 18, 2016
Your Town Is A Financial Timebomb. Much of America is a large-scale natural experiment in extreme collective stupidity.
America is stuck in Investigationception. This is just fucking brilliant.
July 17, 2016
Obesity causes premature death, concludes study of studies. Although it is true that the body mass index is flawed, even the merely overweight have shorter life expectancy than the slender. HAES is crap, in other words. Which we already knew.