Link round-up for 13 December 2015
Cutest piano keyboard ever.
A lizard gets comfy in his scented boudoir.
"It's like the man is a walking Onion article."
Get your evil Christmas ornaments here (found via Mendip).
Does this popular movie glorify the radicalization of a terrorist?
Check out the surreal art of Ryohei Hase -- here is his site (surely it can't be coincidence that Hase is German for "hare").
Here's what the Flat Earth Society really believes (found via Mendip).
Chimpanzees worldwide must be in a panic at this news.
Canada does it better.
If we can't separate the moderates from the extremists, we must suspect them all.
Here are the results of US and Portuguese approaches to drugs.
There exists a vast, ethically-dubious industry based on bird poo.
Poor Jeb -- even when he tries to fight, he's boring. His lawyers' snark, good as it is, won't have much impact on Trump.
Here's a message from a British veteran of the Iraq war.
1,500,000 Muslims sign a document opposing jihadist violence.
I hadn't heard of this "YouTube Red" thing, but this sounds ominous.
Americans oppose Trump's proposed Muslim ban 57%-to-25%, creating an opportunity for Hillary. Senate Republicans are embarrassingly divided. Out in the streets, the hysteria continues. He does business with Muslims, but do they want to keep doing business with him? In fact, does anybody?
It's an American tradition!
Sandy Hook conspiracy nuts are harassing and threatening the sister of one of the victims.
Salon's recent "hey, let's lose the election" drivel gets pwned by Zandar, Comrade Misfit, and Steve M.
Black Friday was a record-breaking day for gun sales.
It's not just Trump -- other Republican candidates are dangerous extremists too (found via Republic of Gilead).
There are alternatives to the evil of Mall-Wart.
These people are scary.
Ireland moves to protect gay teachers, but there's more yet to do.
Here's a personal story of achieving atheism within Latino culture.
Polling on handling of international affairs looks very good for Hillary, but you probably didn't hear about it.
Don't believe the hype -- crime is way down.
The Republican coalition, now fragmenting, was always rather unnatural.
Clandestine religious schools promote bigotry in the UK.
Trump may have studied the rise of another radical populist.
US Muslims used to lean Republican -- but not any more.
White-supremacist groups are making hay off of Trump's rise -- after all, they're among his most fervent supporters.
In this small town in Wisconsin, prejudice backfired (found via Republic of Gilead).
Muslims raise money for the families of the San Bernardino victims.
Here's part of the contemporary official British response to our Declaration of Independence.
Finding ancient versions of the Bible isn't as big a deal as you might think.
If you ever need counseling, stay away from these guys.
Added link: Progressive Eruptions has a round-up showing how Trumpism fits into the worst of American history.