2019-04-14: The San Diego zoo’s website calls cassowaries the world’s most dangerous bird with a 10cm …

2019-04-06: Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, pledged on Saturday to annex Jewish settlements in the …

2019-04-04: “Affectionate” is the word people keep using. | Anna North, Vox 🔗 I wonder if Biden has ever rubbed …

2019-04-03: Muslims and Jews face a common threat from white supremacists. We must fight it together | Jonathan …

2019-04-03: Parliament is drowning in chaos as MPs complain about confusing or missing lists of amendments, …

2019-03-21: America may be fundamentally broken. 🔗 During active shooter drill, four teachers at a time were …

2019-03-13: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world… 🔗

2019-03-13: At what point does May admit she has no control over her own government? 🔗

2019-03-13: The MTA manages to make even the rats suffer. 🚇🐀 🔗

2019-03-13: Brexiters lobby for European veto of article 50 extension | Patrick Wintour, The Guardian 🔗 Is there …

2019-03-04: For the love of all that is holy, why? 🔗 Remember, USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 are now called USB 3.2, with …

2019-02-27: So The President Committed A Few High Crimes, Big Deal | Bob Vulfov, McSweeney’s 🔗

2019-02-26: Ministers hold emergency talks after they realise UK has shortage of the right pallets 🔗 I’m …

2019-02-22: Kamala Harris and the Coat of Many Colors | Kevin Drum, Mother Jones 🔗 I think I’ve made up my …

2019-02-20: The Startup That Wants to Sell You a Subscription to Miami Beach Tap Water Explains Itself | Henry …

2019-02-20: Against The White Canon At The Gardner, Helga Davis Reclaims Narratives | Ariana Lee, wbur 🔗 If …

2019-02-14: A rare example of elite accountability. | Zack Beauchamp, Vox 🔗 “Mr. Abrams, in 1991 you pleaded …

2019-01-18: Young Tech Workers Organizing 🔗 …attendees stand together, fists raised, to take a photo in …

2018-12-08: Ezra Klein Talks With Peter Beinart 🎙 Lots about how Israeli apartheid is driving my generation and …

2018-11-19: It Isn’t Really Monday Until The Subway Is On Fire—Ben Yakas | Gothamist 🔗 So is this a sign …

2018-11-09: The Dems Should Get a Good Deal on Infrastructure 🔗 That means massive investments in clean energy …

2018-11-07: Good news for small “d” democracy. 🔗 With Amendment 4’s win on Tuesday, that will now …

2018-11-07: I don’t know if I’d call it a ‘Blow Out’, but Drum makes a good point. 🔗 …

2018-11-01: Federal Judge Allows North Dakota Republicans to Block Native Americans From Voting | Mark Joseph …

2018-10-28: Kroger Grocery Store Shooting That Left 2 Dead Now Being Investigated as Possible Hate Crime | Dylan …

2018-10-20: The Most Important Election of Our Lifetimes: 2022 | Chris Ladd 🔗 Maintain the contacts you …

2018-10-19: South Carolina Is Lobbying to Allow Discrimination Against Jewish Parents | Akela Lacy, The …

2018-10-17: Facebook will use data… 🔗 If you trust Facebook with a camera and microphone in your house, I’d …

2018-10-17: Abstract: Fixing Social Media’s Grand Bargain | Jack M. Balkin 🔗 But this essay also …

2018-10-17: Humans Aren’t Really Toxic | Dave Winer 🔗 For fuck’s sake, Winer, do you really have to …

2018-10-17: Well Then | Atrios 🔗 Gavin McInnes has set himself apart from the current crop of professionally …

2018-10-17: Lady Gaga pegged her powerful Women in Hollywood speech to her suit. She didn’t need to. | Rebecca …

2018-10-17: Facebook Lied, Careers Died | Scott Lemieux, LGM 🔗 Remember when one news organization after …

2018-10-17: This parody is from way back in 2011, but it’s still quite satisfying. 🔗 That’s why I would …

2018-10-17: Now that the UK is stockpiling food, maybe it’s time to admit Brexit is a mistake? | Dylan Matthews, …

2018-10-16: I hope no one was playing a “Pelosi” drinking game during Dave Brat’s debate …

2018-10-16: I’m proud to be a member of the generation that killed a condiment. 🔗 “We were founded as the …

2018-10-16: The NBA Now Feels Like the Future and the NFL the Past. But It Wasn’t Destined to Work Out That Way. …

2018-10-15: Proportional representation could save America—Vox 🔗 But the bigger useful change is that under …

2018-10-14: ERIK VISITS AN AMERICAN GRAVE, PART 337 🔗 This is the grave of the vile traitor Robert E. Lee. I …

2018-10-13: Dave Winer Really Needs to Look in The Mirror. 🔗 Winer has some serious blindspots around gender. He …

2018-10-08: In Louisiana, You Can Be Sent Away For Life Even If Jurors Say You’re Innocent: _That could change …

2018-10-08: Inside the Unlikely Movement That Could Restore Voting Rights to 1.4 Million Floridians—Mother Jones …

2018-10-05: Another Reason Not To Worry About Gamble and Pardons: 🔗 Popehat points out that the underlying …

2018-10-03: What Happens When Workers Realize That Rich People Got the Entire GOP Tax Cut? 🔗 I agree with Drum. …

2018-10-02: The US Has a Concentration Camp for Children—Slog 🔗 Children staying at standard shelters around …

2018-10-02: Democratic Rising Star Jason Kander Drops Out of Mayoral Race to Seek Treatment for PTSD 🔗 Last …

2018-10-02: FUCKING CONSENT, HOW DOES IT WORK—LGM 📎 I don’t know any guy who didn’t feel up a woman when he …

2018-09-28: “I don’t use my anger as a strategy,” she replies. “And I think that’s what he was doing. That was a …

2018-09-28: The Kavanaugh hearings show who we afford a second chance and who we don’t. 🔗 One world: “I do not …

2018-09-28: The Backlash to the Backlash at *The New York Review of Books*—NYMag 🔗 The low expectations for …

2018-09-28: Eyes on the floor: 🔗 As Flake looked down, the woman continued, “Look at me when I’m talking to …

2018-09-27: How Structural Sexism Can Show Up Even In Progressives’ Defense of Women: 🔗 Ford was …

2018-09-23: Dave Winer Link: Is Bloomberg the Antidote to Donald Trump? 🔗 Answer: No. Another Billionaire …

2018-09-20: On a book entitled “Lolita”—Lawyers, Guns & Money 🔗 “To my great surprise, …

2018-09-20: The Myth of the Indispensable Man - Lawyers, Guns & Money—Scott Lemieux 🔗 Ian Buruma, the …

2018-09-20: Trump’s Base Is Now Too Delusional For the GOP’s Own Good 🔗 The president’s contempt for …

2018-09-18: Explaining Japan’s response to geopolitical vulnerability—International Affairs 🔗 Robert …

2018-09-16: Russian Cyberwarfare Is Much Worse Than You Think. Donald Trump’s Indifference to It Is Much More …

2018-09-13: Another Fabulous Song by Rachel Lark 🔗 The signing in this performance added so much even though I …

2018-09-13: A Happy Song with a complicated message! Thankfully Rachel breaks things down so we can easily …

2018-09-13: Kansas woman told birth certificate wasn’t enough to prove citizenship for passport—kctv5 🔗 …

2018-09-13: For the Toxoplasmosis afflicted, John Scalzi is doing a reflection series on his blog’s 20th …

2018-09-13: The controversy over Bernie Sanders’s proposed Stop BEZOS Act, explained—Vox 🔗 Ygelsias makes some …

2018-09-12: Brooklyn Center For Performing Arts at Brooklyn College Shuts Down, Fires Staff Without …

2018-09-10: Mass transit absentia: Don’t look for Cuomo on the subway platform 🔗 One explanation has it …

2018-09-09: The Big Idea: Jaine Fenn – Whatever 📚 This positive early experience left me with a yen to one day …

2018-09-09: Posted Without Comment 🔗 Significant Digits For Friday, Sept. 7, 2018—FiveThirtyEight In August, The New Yorker published …

2018-09-08: Basra, Iraq protests: Protesters have torched nearly every government building—Vox 🔗 Official Iraqi …

2018-09-08: A closer look at DNA storage—Mad File Format Science 🔗 You don’t need compression when your device …

2018-09-06: A great post about process in evaluating news 🔗 When norms are clear (don’t cut in line) they are …

2018-09-06: Musicians Struck in the '40s. Could App Developers Strike Today? 🔗 The Spotify Effect—Slate David Turner: The reason I mention that is because what happened in the …

2018-09-06: Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Isn’t a Sporting Event—Dahlia Lithwick 🔗 For women, it’s a matter of life and death. But the sports chat rankles even more because all the …

2018-09-06: Trump’s new plan to detain immigrant families indefinitely, explained—Vox 🔗 In case anyone thought …

2018-09-06: Up until now, I’ve been resigned to the Dem’s inability to block Kavanaugh. But a judge …

2018-06-29: The Laff Box—99% Invisible 🔗 This changed my entire opinion of laugh tracks. They were made a single …

2018-06-27: Lawmakers must condemn Nazism and Holocaust denial, top House Republican says—WaPo 🔗 Doesn’t …

2018-06-27: Today Broke Dan Savage 🔗 …and and and and and and and and and and and and and and and and and and …

2018-06-27: Maybe There Is A Reason For Appalachia To Fear Disapearing 🔗 Why I Will Always Write About Appalachia—Literary Hub My hometown of Haldeman, Kentucky has …

2018-06-27: Antwon Rose Jr. death: East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld charged with criminal homicide - CBS …

2018-06-26: Blizzard Play of the Game patent sub—Rock, Paper, Shotgun 🔗 Overwatch‘s post-match Play of the Game …

2018-06-26: Targeted: A Family and the Quest to Stop the Next School Shooter—OregonLive.com 🔗 The school and …

2018-06-26: Republican tax law hits churches—POLITICO 🔗 Republicans have quietly imposed a new tax on churches, …

2018-06-23: NPR Code Switch Episode About the Blackface Show 🔗

2018-06-23: Blackface Character Axed From Colombian Sitcom After Social Media Backlash 🔗 Took until 2015. I …

2018-06-18: Has Trump finally gone too far?—The Washington Post 🔗 Who the fuck came up with this headline?

2018-06-18: Both Sides Do It, The Unshakeable Script 🔗 Here is a comprehensive list of Republican senators who …

2018-06-17: The airline industry is sticking… 🔗 For now, I use a modified version of the Turing test called the …

2018-06-17: Fuck the New York Times—Part n+1 🔗 driftglass: Why Does The New York Times Keep Handing Columns To Conservative Nitwits: S.E. Cupp …

2018-06-17: Quick Bucks on The Right Wing Martyr Machine 🔗 THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRIFT—Gin and Tacos As a teacher, literally nothing could be less important than …

2018-06-17: "Because your deeds are evil." 🔗 ‘This calls for wisdom: let anyone with understanding calculate …’ If you buy …

2018-06-17: The Republican Party Has Embraced Evil 🔗 Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents—The …

2018-06-16: SMALT!. 🔗 I don’t know if I’m ready for the world’s first interactive centerpiece …

2018-06-14: Who could jump higher on a trampoline, LeBron James or Simone Biles? 🔗 The only real way to settle …

2018-06-14: A good Twitter thread by Jen Simmons on Apple’s WWDC depiction of “Developers”. 🔗

2018-06-13: Thoughts About a Comic on Pride 🔗 Oh, Hey! It’s Alyssa #49: Pride—Autostraddle I’m cis-het(ish), so I can’t speak …

2018-06-13: Bex Taylor-Klaus Bends Gender, Blends Styles in This Hot Photoshoot—Autostraddle 🔗 As we’ve …

2018-06-13: Capitalism Knows No Morals—Imprisoning Children Edition 🔗 CEO of Nonprofit Shelter That Called Police on Senator for Trying to Visit Detained Children Is Paid …

2018-06-13: Trump Decides to Destory Our Pacific Alliances Too 🔗 Donald Trump Abandons South Korea—Kevin Drum Kim, it seems, got at least one benefit up front. …

2018-06-13: Let's Turn Our Users Into Unwitting Informers 🔗 This app in Google Play wants to use phone mics to enforce copyrights—Ars Technica The official app …

2018-06-12: The Post-Truth Universe 🔗 Looking for Life on a Flat Earth—The New Yorker Gravity, too, is just another theory; flat-Earthers …

2018-06-12: Why Pay for Software. 🔗 On paying for software—Seth’s Blog I spend most of my day working with tools that weren’t …

2018-06-12: Big News for Poly Families with Children 🔗 All three adult members of polyamorous family deemed child’s parents by Newfoundland judge—Financial …

2018-06-12: Republicans: Those who don't care about racism, those who are happy to use racism to win, and those who are stone cold racist 🔗 Exclusive: Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy—The Nation You start out …

2018-06-12: The Police want to talk? GET A LAWYER! NOW! 🔗 Even Government Prosecutors Think They Bullied Monica Lewinsky—Kevin Drum Lewinsky was told …

2018-06-12: A Brexit Silver Lining of Trump's Attitude Towards the G7? 🔗 Backsies on Brexit?—Kevin Drum The first was the recent G7 meeting, which put a very definitive …

2018-06-11: Poor Thinking About Craigslist 🔗 Not everyone is happy with the founder of Craigslist Ah, technological wishful thinking and sex …

2018-06-11: Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia—VICE 🔗 Your Phone Is Listening and it’s Not Paranoia—VICE This might not seem a cause for alarm, but …

2018-06-11: Eschaton: My Transportation Plan 🔗 Atrios is awesome sometimes. :)

2018-06-11: Doubts about Cryptocurrency 🔗 Apple just banned cryptocurrency mining on iOS devices—Ars Technica Apple’s new policy is …

2018-06-11: Elon Musk and Tech Culture's Dismissal of Domain Expertise—Transportation 🔗 Eschaton: Elon Musk Has Made Me Mad you can move a lot of people in trains. you can’t move …

2018-06-11: Anyone with some expertise in British Politics? 🔗 The Pivot—Charlie Stross And now we’re seeing a rival collusion conspiracy surface. Not all …

2018-06-11: America is "Special"—Part Healthcare 🔗 A new Obamacare lawsuit — and why the repeal fight never ends - Vox She works really hard and ends …

2018-06-09: Sex Always Wins 🔗 Savage Love—Shameful Instead you’ve convinced yourself that if you pitch a big enough fit, …

2018-06-08: The Republican Party Really Does Care About Sick People 🔗 The Establishing Shots of a Heist: The Trump DOJ Meets the Affordable Care Act—Take Care The market …

2018-06-08: Why Does the Right Wing Need to Ruin Everything? 🔗 So, what is going on at Patheos? As the news has spread of Warren Throckmorton’s sudden removal …

2018-06-08: When Tech Considers Legal Loopholes "Innovation" 🔗 Amazon Disconnects From Australia After Government Hits It With 10% Tax On All Imported …

2018-06-08: Eschaton: Nicer Things Are Not Possible 🔗 Democrats are vowing to abide by fiscally hawkish …

2018-06-08: Unicorn Polyamory! 🙄 KIMCHI CUDDLES - I wanted this panel to exist as it’s own comic lol… 🔗

2018-06-08: Michael Tsai—Blog—Removed in macOS 10.14 Mojave 🔗 You might want to add that developer-signed (not …

2018-06-08: 74 Years Later… 🔗 What Have We Become America Today: The respondent afforded material support to the guerillas [sic] …

2018-06-08: 7th June 1943: Nazis consider sterilising Jewish women workforce 🔗 The method I contrived to …

2018-06-08: Eschaton: Bad People 🔗 Nobody really wants to starve granny or have children go without health …

2018-06-08: Don’t want to count the chickens before they hatch… 🔗 “Nor would any new oil have to be mined …

2018-06-06: Valve Swings the Doors Wide Open 🔗 Not sure if this will end up as a massive clusterfuck or not, but …

2018-06-06: Leaked photo shows 37 accused unauthorized immigrants at mass trial—Business Insider 🔗 In one case, …

2018-06-05: Do We Believe Prisoners Should Have Any Rights at All? 🔗 I Guess It Makes Sense that the New Gilded Age Would See the Return of Coercive Medical …

2018-06-05: East St. Louis' 1917 Race Riot 🔗 First-Hand Accounts Show the Horror of East St. Louis’ 1917 Race Riot “For an hour and …

2018-06-05: There's an (Inhumanizing) Form for That 🔗 At the border, my son was taken from me—CNN On April 3, an immigration judge found that I had a …

2018-06-05: No Lens Cap Warning?! 🔗 The Pros and Cons of True Rangefinder Viewfinding—The Online Photographer What learners of …

2018-06-05: Willpower, wealth, and the marshmallow test 🔗 If you’re poor [preschoolers], you might look at the …

2018-06-04: Apple Is Testing a Feature That Could Kill Police iPhone Unlockers—Motherboard 🔗 The one-hour time …

2018-06-03: Fuck You Charles Murray 🔗 Racist genetics—James Wimberley There is no black race. Africa is the origin of humanity and its …

2018-06-03: The Press should not need to be called out by *Teen Vogue* to do its job. 🔗 Donald Trump Has Been Lying to the American Public, and Journalists Need to Call Him Out—Teen Vogue …

2018-06-02: macOS 10.14 Dark Mode Leaked – 512 Pixels 🔗 Purdy! :)

2018-06-02: Savage Lovecast—Sex and the City Piss Reference 🔗 Dan forgets how the episode goes: it doesn’t …

2018-06-02: Tom Girdler, a terrible horrible no good American 🔗 Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 245 - Lawyers, Guns & Money He [Girdler] locked his …

2018-06-01: Children Housed Like Prisoners 🔗 @danielpunkass

2018-06-01: Meet The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921 🔗 Meet The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921—Code Switch—NPR Twenty-five …

2018-06-01: T-shirt maker sinks rival with dubious trademark of 150-year-old nautical icon—Ars Technica 🔗 T-shirt maker sinks rival with dubious trademark of 150-year-old nautical icon—Ars Technica …

2018-06-01: Geofences + People Suck #2 🔗 Digital Ambulance Chasers? Law Firms Send Ads To Patients’ Phones Inside ERs—NPR “Is …

2018-06-01: Geofences + People Suck #1 🔗 Firm settles Massachusetts probe over anti-abortion ads sent to phones—Reuters According to court …

2018-05-31: Scoring sites on their commitment to the open web?—Chris Hardie 🔗 I wonder if he’s heard of …

2018-05-31: The Online Photographer—Canon Discontinues Last Film Camera 🔗 Wow, the end of an era. And a reminder …

2018-05-31: Illinois approves Equal Rights Amendment, 36 years after deadline—Chicago Tribune 🔗 The silver …

2018-05-31: The 2013 Mac Pro, Five Years Later—512 Pixels 🔗 One interesting note about the Trashcan: it was …

2018-05-31: When Gun Control Was Republican 🔗 How the assassinations of 1968 led the NRA to become the lobbying force it is today - The Washington …

2018-05-31: Frozen Pluto has wind-blown dunes made of methane sand—Ars Technica 🔗 This means that a trip to …

2018-05-31: Tesla Model S insurance almost $1,800 a year, Autopilot crashes again—Ars Technica 🔗 This feels like …

2018-05-31: Telegram CEO: Apple has “prevented” app updates globally since April | Ars Technica 🔗 Telegram CEO: Apple has “prevented” app updates globally since April—Ars Technica According to a …

2018-05-31: Trump wants a total ban on German luxury car imports 🙄 🔗 Trump wants a total ban on German luxury car imports—Ars Technica But even if Trump gets his wish, …

2018-05-30: SS7 routing-protocol breach of US cellular carrier exposed customer data 🔗 A year later, thieves …

2018-05-30: Process takes CO₂ from the air, converts it to carbon nanotubes—Ars Technica 🔗 Process takes CO₂ from the air, converts it to carbon nanotubes It uses an electrochemical process …

2018-05-30: Ripped From the Pages… 🔗 Today’s list of words and phrases which have been approved as …

2018-05-25: After summit pullout, South Korea and China have little appetite for Trump’s ‘maximum pressure 🔗 After summit pullout, South Korea and China have little appetite for Trump’s ‘maximum …

2018-05-25: Federal Right to Try 🔗 …(3) opening up unproven therapies could lead to a moral hazard, where it …

2018-05-25: Techcrunch, Engadget and cookie gore 🔗 The GDPR Reveals All! Clicking the small manage link shows …

2018-05-23: Jordan Peterson, explained 🔗 Jordan Peterson, explained—Vox “I’ve studied Nazism for four decades. And I understand it very …

2018-05-23: For Thanos so loved the world (spoilers) 🔗 for Thanos so loved the world The same is true of penal substitionary atonement theory’s god. He …

2018-05-23: Two Americans were detained by a Border Patrol agent after he heard them speaking Spanish 🔗 Two Americans were detained by a Border Patrol agent after he heard them speaking Spanish “Ma’am, …

2018-05-22: This would just be terrible! Such a dastardly plan! 🔗 Mulvaney Wants Ryan to Step Down Said Mulvaney: “I’ve talked with Kevin about this privately but …

2018-05-21: Copyright is so broken! 🔗 How Corporations Have Destroyed Our 20th Century Literary Heritage I would point out the great …

2018-05-21: All of the nations in the Western Hemisphere were conceived in sin. 🔗 The Human Cost of Spanish Conquest 187,000,000 people died. And it’s not like those deaths ended in …

2018-05-17: Really? Really? 🔗 This time, a black father was pushing his son in a Washington, D.C., park, and a …

2018-05-17: I am in awe of the insight of our Republican leaders. 🔗

2018-05-17: “Far Left” 🔗 Anyway, what are these “far left” candidates proposing? Nationalizing the …

2018-05-17: Enjoying spending some time on Micro.blog. Haven’t done so in a while. :)

2018-05-17: Federal Judge accused ICE of making up evidence Martinez, a George W. Bush appointee, was plainly …

2018-05-17: US cell carriers are selling access to your real-time phone location data 🔗 “We utilize the …

2018-05-17: New Twitter APIs & Pricing 🔗 It’s a little sad/ironic that so many of the complaints on …

2018-05-12: Well, MarsEdit is scriptable, no? Would that make life easier? >Easy Blockquoting? How about a …

2018-05-07: More good news about lighting in the EU 🔗 >The Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre estimates …

2018-05-07: Browing History too 🔗 Safari uses iCloud to keep your browsing history the same on all your Mac …

2018-05-07: Apple seems to be walking the walk 🔗 > The zip file I eventually received from Apple was tiny, …