Link round-up for 17 January 2016
The Bible should be republished in a more appropriate format.
Best grenade ever.
Nobody better mess with this gal.
The Catholic Church sets forth truths. Don't be fooled by Satan.
Behold the ultimate wombat.
Try this science literacy quiz -- I got 45 out of 50 questions right (found via Faye Kane).
Meet the candidates (found via Earth-Bound Misfit).
Have you seen Trump's new theme song? The tune is basically a Blondie ripoff.
What if Harry Potter characters were like real people?
Fifty Shades of Grey gets dissed again, but Lady Gaga gets a nod.
The Church of England hits a new milestone.
Iceland marches toward secularism (found via Mendip).
Saudi Arabia has a rival.
Tel Aviv acquires a surprising distinction.
The New Year's Eve sex attacks in Germany have boosted sales of a particular consumer product.
Here's some Christian love in action.
Ayn Rand's absurd writing sheds light on the psychology behind dislike of collective action.
This Constitutional law professor thinks Cruz is not eligible to be President.
Republicans planning for a brokered convention appear to be bumbling goofballs. The right wing as a whole is as full of wingnuts as ever.
There's one endorsement that will matter a lot.
Progressive Eruptions looks at Republican Governors.
The Trump-Cruz ascendancy is disempowering the very people who are responsible for most of the country's problems -- and also showing the limits of the power of money.
Republicans confront the terrifying reality.
If Obama wants to improve voter turnout, here's a proven way to do it.
Here's a report from a Trump rally, and how economists assess his agenda.
Bush's campaign is autistic.
This would be an issue with any religious wingnut as President.
The Republican debate is assessed by Crooks and Liars, P M Carpenter, Hackwhackers, and Wil Wheaton.
Sacoglossans possess a unique ability.
Hmm, I never knew there were fungi that hatch from "eggs" (found via Mendip).
The biggest dinosaur of all may have never existed (found via Mark Evanier).