Link roundup for 23 August 2008
Yet another much-trumpeted Bigfoot find is revealed as a hoax.
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This thug chose the wrong guy to pick on.
Christianity in Britain is losing adherents to a rival religion (no, not Islam).
Blogger Prash looks at India after 61 years of independence.
Let the record show that I correctly predicted Obama's VP pick -- he chose Not Hillary Clinton (do further details really matter?). Texas Hill Country blog reacts here.
The race is trending McCain's way. Obama's floundering campaign is assessed by US blogger Steve Soto and British essayist Gerard Baker.
Americans' opposition to illegal aliens is firm and rising -- too bad neither party is listening.
Here's a look at China's rural tensions and tormented urban youth, behind the Olympic glitz.
A mother gorilla refuses to let her dead baby go (similar behavior has been seen in wild chimpanzees).
Failing to teach evolution is dangerous (via Blurber).
MIT takes a major step forward for solar power.
Robotics is making surgery safer and more effective in Britain.
Here's a wide-ranging interview with Aubrey de Grey on life-extension technology.