Link round-up for 10 April 2016
This guy built a very cool steampunk whale.
Imagine if Lovecraft's monsters had existed in the Middle Ages (found via Mendip).
Batman comics fueled one of the earliest "ships" (found via Mark Evanier).
Hmm, do I detect a double standard?
Love doesn't threaten.
Rosa Rubicondior's new book is getting positive notices.
Mock Paper Scissors defines the four categories of wingnuts.
My home city can be just stupid sometimes.
Today's teens are open-minded about sexuality -- including their own.
The idea of basic income to cope with the coming technological transition is gaining attention (I wrote about it in 2014).
If only all terrorists were this careless.
Artist Tillie Walden shares some personal experiences with Planned Parenthood.
Instead of "studying" black people or claiming to speak for them, just listen, and learn.
Look who's fighting against marijuana legalization. And remember how the war on drugs got started.
Yes, this kind of crap still happens in Mississippi.
Photos dramatize the California drought.
There are lines our side shouldn't cross. This is one of them.
Which spill do you prefer?
The spirit of Shkreli is still around.
Yesterday was the anniversary of Appomattox -- never forget what that means. Oh, and it's Confederate heritage month.
If the world went vegan, it would dramatically cut carbon emissions and save trillions of dollars by 2050.
Religion is fading away in Scotland.
Interesting insult you got there.
Protesters rally for abortion rights in Europe's most Catholic country. More here.
Petra László wants to sue her victim.
Israel has a good idea which we'll ignore.
Check out these photos of one of the world's wealthiest -- and most crowded -- cities (found via What Would Jack Do).
Zaha Hadid should have been more famous than she was.
New genetic research clarifies our relationship with neanderthals.
Ed Brayton has an interesting question on Trump and abortion.
Squatlo looks at stupid Republicans, stupid Democrats, and raccoons.
Chauncey DeVega is keeping an open mind about the Bill Clinton / BLM clash.
No, MSM, Bernie supporters are not potential Trumpolines.
Don't fall for wingnut propaganda.
Elizabeth Warren calls out the Republicans on their bullshit.