Link round-up for 21 August 2016
What's wrong with two German hockey players standing next to each other?
That's a big turtle.
Check it out -- our own Fab Four.
Maybe Joan of Arc really did hear voices.
Yes, it's a river -- under water.
Here's how we once imagined aliens.
How many Republicans does it take to change a light bulb? And how would libertarians manage our highways? Seriously, they really are nutbars.
This is what we're being asked to respect. Oh, and this too.
Cartoonist Kate Allan describes how abandoning religion liberated her.
Here's how to make Google forget stuff about you (found via TYWKIWDBI). Disclaimer: I have not tried this myself.
"Because there isn't anything else to be."
On the eve of Hillary's election, the Christian Right reminds us that women aren't supposed to be leaders.
Least surprising scientific finding ever: people who dislike atheists tend to be unintelligent.
Satanism comes out of the closet in Alaska.
Facebook is stupid.
Social trends among black and Latino youth have improved astoundingly compared to the 1990s, but another group is going backward.
Marilyn Monroe was more than just a pretty face.
Here's the truth about Aetna's withdrawal from Obamacare.
If you screw up a miracle, just blame the victim.
These are the biggest thieves in the US.
Here are 35 quotes from the founding fathers guaranteed to annoy wingnuts (found via Hal Barbour).
Yes, this kind of shit still happens.
Shades of Jack Chick? Fundies are handing out creepy comic books across the US (found via Republic of Gilead).
The "Tea Party" was a scam -- and now it's dead.
Christie once did Trump a very expensive favor.
Religious nutballs are on the warpath against free expression again.
The fruits of faith -- forced marriage and three years of rape.
101955 Bennu just might cause a shitload of trouble 159 years from now (found via Lady, That's My Skull).
Young at heart? The Earth's center is two years younger than the surface (found via TYWKIWDBI).
July 2016 was the hottest month on record.
Venus might have been habitable -- almost three billion years ago.
Robots will steal your job, but we can prepare (found via Ranch Chimp).
How many of these scientists do you know?
I am 55. This is true.
Behold your roosting chickens (found via Dead Logic).
This person exists.
Rubio and Trump are no friends of gays.
Looks like Booman foresaw the election pretty well.
Here's what happened when an Indian-American tried to attend a Trump rally.
A lot of Republicans know they're in trouble. The intra-wingnut warfare continues. Trump is demoralized and lashing out.
Bernie's influence increases the grounds for optimism about Hillary's administration.
There's a good reason why Trump is ignoring the Olympics.
This guy should not be Governor of New York.
Here's some background on "the alt-right", the world of Trump's new henchman Steve Bannon.
In some states, ballot initiatives could shape the election. Here are nine states that could deliver surprises.
Look how desperate this wingnut is to believe a Trump-friendly but obviously fake poll.