Link round-up for 11 December 2016
".....so I don't like labels."
Dave Allen pwns religion.
Keep doing what you do.
Pop culture matters -- it really does.
Here's a Trump joke.
Don't force vegetarianism on carnivorous pets.
He wanted to be an artist.
Best crash survival ever.
Don't censor others -- you are responsible for yourself.
My home city takes aim at the obscene wealth of the oligarchy.
Abandoning a deeply-held delusion is hard (read the comments too).
Twitter is contributing to extremism and polarization.
It's easier to get away with racist violence, but the media can still help bring justice.
We can win the fight to save Medicare -- if we really do fight. Same with the Republican plan to wreck Social Security.
Stop celebrating sexism.
This list of the ten happiest countries holds few surprises.
Here's a book of notes from a small island.
Tuesday, Dec. 6 was Finland's itsenäisyyspäivä (independence day), a patriotic occasion. As a sovereign state, Finland is 99 years old.
This town can't be real (actually, it's in Colombia).
The Russian regime has a nasty new tactic against its enemies -- framing them for child pornography.
He watches over us.
Who is the real burden?
The Cassini probe's final mission takes it to the north pole of Saturn. Here's a glance in the other direction.
We may be able to search for life on Europa without having to drill through miles of ice (found via Mary Madigan).
It's time to recognize the worst killer disease of all.
Alzheimer's can be treated with light therapy, at least in mice.
The new regime looks like it may target scientists who reveal uncomfortable truths.
Putin stole our election. What will our two parties do about it -- and about possible collaborators among us? (Maybe now Americans will start to get why Iranians were so angry about the overthrow of Mosaddegh and re-imposition of the Shah.)
Hackwhackers noticed something interesting about that Time Trump cover picture.
Republicans don't want to let the Indians win one.
Want to boycott all of Trump's businesses? There's an app for that. And what's he up to with Romney?
Trump won partly by exploiting the Dunning-Kruger effect. And Stein was this year's Nader.
Pence's new neighborhood welcomes him with flags.
Regretful Trumpanzees practice selective indignation. But save your sympathy as they reap what they voted for -- did anyone ever doubt that Republicans are hypocrites?
"You are not fooling anyone. You're scared, and overwhelmed, and you have absolutely no idea what you're doing. And it shows."
Trump is bringing people together.
Who's going to educate this dumbass about the outside world?
Badtux looks at minority rule and how a break-up of the US might play out.
Renegade Elector Christopher Suprun says there are more like him. Some of them are at Hamilton Electors.