Link round-up for 15 September 2013
Here's the Bible summarized in just a few words.
A map shows where in the US marijuana is easy to get.
Deity Shmeity has a tweet round-up.
This book actually exists.
Where there are suckers, there will be con artists to fleece them.
I won't be getting one of these truck decals.
World Net Daily offers intelligent analysis about Obama.
Brain damage can take different forms.
Meat-eaters read this: deregulation is about to make the hygienic standards of US meat even worse than they already are.
Krugman looks at the Republican expertise deficit.
The world must not tolerate rogue states that use chemical weapons.
Teabaggerdom's campaign to destroy viable Republican candidates rages on in West Virginia.
Generational change, properly understood, is reviving the real left -- and perhaps opening the door for a Warren Presidential run.
A new book purports to explain why xenophobia and sexual intolerance naturally go together to form the conservative mentality.
What would Reagan think? The US right embraces Russian dictator and former KGB officer Vladimir Putin (found via Republic of Gilead). Oh, and these people exist.
Here's a good examination of dishonest right-wing "news reporting" on global warming, specifically on Arctic ice.
Sorry guys, even Obama makes mistakes sometimes.
Compare a conspiracy theory with reality (found via Squatlo Rant).
Three American teenage girls set out for Britain on a mission to make idiots of themselves (found via Lady Atheist).
Cornwall's humble Cornish pasty scores a surprise win across the Channel (found via Mendip).
British unemployment is so bad, even wasps are getting laid off.
Holy water in Europe is full of crud (found via Lady Atheist).
A global education group ranks the world's top 20 universities. 11 are in the US, 6 in just one other country.
There's a difference between socialism in the US and in Europe.
A German report indicates Asad didn't order that chemical-weapons attack.
Here's a look at the Syrian rebels.
Not all Iranians are happy with their government's embrace of Asad.
India doesn't quite get secularism.
Bangladesh confronts scary criminals.
Muslim Mauritania practices de facto slavery.
Pat Robertson raised money to help Rwandan refugees, then diverted it to invest in diamond mining.
New excavations provide new insights into Stonehenge.
Evolution invented mechanical gears before human engineers did.
Jellyfish are taking over the world, apparently (seriously, read this -- it's scary).