Link round-up for 14 October 2012
Is this a new trend -- barfing celebrities?
Add some chaos and horror to your Christmas with a Cthulhu ornament (found via Mendip).
Could you fill this balloon?
Obama is to blame.
What if Captain Ahab had used satellite imaging?
Scientists can now produce pure gold from gold chloride using bacteria.
What a bunch of crap.
Romney is listed in two national animal-cruelty registries.
It's time for women to get angry.
The haters glom onto Sally Ride's death.
Here's why nothing gets done.
Stand with the Walmart strikers.
Even here in Oregon, sensitivity to rape victims needs work.
As President, Romney would wage war on contraception. And his foreign-policy ideas are just stupid. He should listen to Ambassador Stevens's father.
C'mon, slavery wasn't so bad.
Obama's stand on gay marriage has brought a real shift.
This is not the behavior of a normal person -- it's pathetic.
Here's a handy Obama-Romney comparison on energy policy -- a field where Germany and the US are both number one.
Christian women read this.
Why should we believe the "Obama 2016" film? These bozos were totally wrong about the first term.
Recent weird right-wing statements about rape may be rooted in the nature of conservative communities.
Spare the rock, spoil the child (sent by Mendip).
Cannonfire looks at another Romney tax lie.
No, we are not "borrowing from China". But Bain Capital is still sending our jobs there.
Secular students score a win in Canada (found via Lady Atheist).
Austerity has brought Greece to the brink of collapse. Strapped police are sending crime victims to neo-fascists for protection.
14-year-old activist blogger Malala Yousafzai, shot by religious fanatics, is doing well after surgery.
Modernity makes you smart.
2012 will probably be the warmest year on record for the continental US.
Melting ice could be more dangerous than we think.