Link round-up for 7 July 2013
Kill the bill.
The Florida Department of Transportation hires a signage contractor that can't spell "Florida".
Police are called to a noisy venting of domestic discontent (found via Mendip).
Betty Bowers looks at America as a Christian nation.
Why do some people record experiences rather than experiencing them?
The Postal Service photographs envelopes.
Gay pride parades get a boost from Supreme Court rulings -- and in San Francisco, the Girl Scouts joined in. Americans support the rulings -- and reject the gutting of the Voting Rights Act.
Hart Williams has an update on Forbes's "tariffs" lie about the Civil War.
Religion makes people moral -- like this guy.
Faye Kane looks at why some countries are shittier than others (NSFW blog).
Tamerlan Tsarnaev's widow gradually returns to a normal life.
The collapse of religion among the young will doom the Republicans.
Republic of Gilead investigates Christian Right historical revisionism.
A mother describes how her own religious bigotry destroyed her son.
Anti-abortion cranks haven't thought things through.
Michael Cohen tries to explain the Republican party to the British.
NSA spying revelations are raising a stink in Germany.
These people take soccer entirely too seriously.
Libya confronts the Qaddhafi regime's sex crimes.
An Afghan policewoman is murdered for having a job.
Islamists opposing modern education burn students alive in Nigeria.
East Antarctic ice shelves are melting faster than expected.
Reading -- or anything that stimulates the brain -- helps preserve mental abilities into old age (found via Mendip).
Some birds are pretty smart.