Link round-up for 1 May 2016
A frustrated TV presenter makes the best of it.
Journey with Little Nemo.
Don't be this guy.
Hey, I know some Latin.
Sorry, but anything this stupid is just asking to be laughed at (found via Republic of Gilead).
More education correlates with being more liberal, and the correlation is strengthening over time.
Our rage priorities are kinda messed up.
The wingnut uprising is, well, not all that impressive.
If you see a plastic bottle lying around, be very careful (and yes, this is true).
Why do some people think certain professions have no right to a safe work environment?
Faye Kane pwns a prude's Amazon review (looks like she reviews lots of stuff -- should be interesting). And here's what got her banned from the Daily Kos.
Here's an exhaustive round-up of info on North Carolina's infamous law -- again, they're solving the wrong problem. And Tennessee Republicans have just passed a law allowing counselors to discriminate against clients on the basis of religious taboo.
The AFA's Target boycott is much less impressive in scope than they're claiming, and will likely have little effect (found via Mock Paper Scissors).
Bloggers -- this is really happening.
Here's what the wingnuts have been up to.
Religion is in full retreat even in the US (found via Republic of Gilead). And doesn't that statue look like Nosferatu?
London is tough.
Here's how North America looks to a Canadian (some of California is actually very temperate, though).
Europe is thoroughly alarmed about Trump (found via Fair and Unbalanced).
Amsterdam welcomes Putin.
Mexico's President proposes easing the country's marijuana laws.
In the Middle East, playing it smart pays off.
You can now talk to a random person in Sweden about pretty much anything.
China is trying to destroy the rest of the world's steel industry.
Global warming is killing Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
The genetic isolation of Australian Aborigines poses yet another impossibility for Biblical literalism.
3,750 years ago, there was an asshole.
Here are some vivid Earth-at-night pics (found via Cool Thing of the Day), though I suspect some kind of enhancement -- mountains on this scale wouldn't look so high.
You live in a box.
What's the best way to preserve information long-term?
Meet Strepsiptera, a disgusting creature which makes a mockery of "intelligent design".
Whoever gets the Republican nomination, civil war looms between the Trumpanzees and the Cruz Missals. The conflict is threatening to divide the Christian Right itself (found via Republic of Gilead). Cruz as President might be even worse than Trump (found via Fair and Unbalanced).
If you're against Elizabeth Warren being Hillary's VP, please read this.
The Green party has a last-ditch plan to get Trump elected.
Hillary's record says a lot about what her foreign policy would be like.
Progressive Eruptions, P M Carpenter, and Hackwhackers look at reactions to Trump's foreign-policy speech. You Might Notice a Trend has more in-depth discussion -- see also Balloon Juice.
Green Eagle has some advice for Hillary.
[Image at top: London bookstore patrons didn't let a little thing like the World War II Blitzkrieg distract them.]