Link round-up for 30 November 2014
This is a spectacular sight I hope I never see coming toward me (found via GoodShit).
Pwned! -- by a fish!
Maybe this is why we don't get visitors.
Here's some eldritch horror and madness for your Lego sets (found via Mendip).
Don't hire this architect or this one.
This is the kind of dumbass a right-wing "news" site sends to a science museum.
The Barbie doll has finally been dethroned as the most sought-after girls' toy.
Chatpilot remembers the arrogant nonsense he once believed.
We need more tell-it-like-it-is Democrats like Biden.
Here's a man who truly follows the Bible.
I can't think of a comment on this either.
Politics Plus has a detailed report on the Tamir Rice shooting.
After a series of bungled executions, Ohio Republicans push a law to.....keep details of executions secret.
This is what tyranny is and isn't.
Green Eagle reads the right-wing internet so you don't have to.
Black Friday just gets worse and worse. But one item sold very well.
Republicans plot against the will of the people in DC.
Gay-friendly subtexts aside, Frozen had a few other progressive touches. But teabaggers take heart, no doubt this new conservative film-making venture will soon bury the competition.
If only we'd listened to this guy.
Republicans are poised to throw away their last traces of Hispanic support.
Squatlo makes an important point about the Ferguson riots. Here's another. But here's a side to the protests the media haven't said much about.
Hay-on-Wye, Wales, is known as the town of books (found via GoodShit).
British and Americans have outdated stereotypes of each other.
Our translations of the New Testament get the tone wrong.
2,200-year-old mosaics from a flooded ancient Greek city look good as new (found via GoodShit).
Must-read post of the week: Kaveh Mousavi explains why the existence of good and decent religious people is all the more reason to oppose religion.
Sounds like ISIS is getting desperate (found via Green Eagle).
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has emerged as something of a Middle Eastern teabagger with his recent remarks on women's equality and the discovery of America, but protest so far has been muted. More gravely, Erdoğan needs to be held accountable for this.
In India, standards must be upheld!
Isn't this what Jesus would do? Oh, wait.....
It's dropped off the US media's radar, but the Ebola epidemic is still raging.
A treasure trove of hominid fossils from South Africa reminds us again of how science differs from religion.