Link round-up for 15 January 2017
Ranch Chimp has some videos of the Earth from orbit.
Images that once embodied dark fears are now just knickknacks (found via Mendip).
Here's a sneaky way to get a free printer.
Whatever you're making, use the correct parts.
Politics Plus has a round-up of reactions to GoldenGate. BlueBull has more.
Don't like your neighborhood? Check out where the pearlfish lives.
Julie D'Aubigny was a 17th-century force of nature.
Art is subject to interpretation, but there are limits.
The Nazi march through Whitefish, Montana, has been canceled for the most embarrassing reason possible.
Sometimes, getting fired works out OK.
Hysterical Raisins has the definitive Jeff Sessions portrait.
People have a blind spot about animals. Then there's this.
Boots in a startling new style win an enthusiastic response (found via Mendip).
Jesus has impressive qualities.
A new book looks at Scientology from the inside.
Over-the-counter birth control makes sense, but will be slow in coming.
It's scary how plausible this is.
Self-driving vehicles will be more disruptive than we think.
Here are some ideas on paying for universal basic income.
R. T. Rybak looks at Obama, the past, and the future.
If Sears and K-Mart are dying, it may be suicide.
Here's an extensive reading list on modern fascism (found via Mendip).
Sorry, anti-death-penalty absolutists, but I have no problem at all with killing this piece of shit.
Crazy Eddie looks at Obama's environmental record. Remember who needs whom.
Americans must be willing to learn from others.
Stray dogs in the cold get some kindness from shopkeepers.
The Philippines is loosening the grip of Catholicism.
New Horizons has sent back all its data on Pluto, but its mission isn't quite over yet.
A closer look at the "EmDrive" concept shows there's not much to it.
Alexandra Petri takes an amusing look at Trump's news conference (found via Earth-Bound Misfit).
Serves these dumbasses right.
Perhaps the inaugural should just anoint Trump as king.
A veteran responds to Trumpanzee attacks on Meryl Streep (found via Progressive Eruptions). Stop wasting time on hopeless people. Their dumbth is limitless.
See worthwhile posts on anti-Trump resistance from Jack Cluth, Ramona's Voices, Hecatedemeter, and Tengrain. Remember that the enemy is far from united, even Trump and his cabinet.
From technologists to farmers to entertainers, California is pushing back.
Hackwhackers has a round-up of links on the Trump dossier. Here's a summary of its history and a caution.