Friday, August 5, 2016

UK - Commuters on worst rail line face a week of strike misery

Black holes are ‘doors’ to another world?

Give Your Neighbors a Goody Bag

Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Says Users May Share $68 Million Loss

Panama Papers: Joseph Stiglitz quits as government adviser

Trump and Clinton swap voters as they vie for a key state

Thai military prepares to tighten its grip with new constitution

Protect the West From a Black-Gold Rush - Mark Udall

Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad

The Particle That Wasn’t

A.N.C. Suffers Major Election Setback in South Africa

A.N.C. Suffers Major Election Setback in South Africa - The New York Times
This is good news... a real 2 party system may be at hand.

The Imperial Capitals of China ... Arthur Cotterell

Paris Review:Laughing Gas

The Civil War without slavery

Had enough?

McClatchy-Marist Poll_National Nature of the Sample and Tables_August 2016
Trump Craters.


















The "Real" 'phants are small in number.

National Memory in Ukraine

Life after death

Cartoon


Iraq: it’s ‘amateurism’

Cartoon


Hitchcock/Truffaut

Ordinary people can't afford a home in San Francisco.

A Tale of two indexes

Glasgow: Queen St tunnel upgrade

Phi Undiscovered Food

3rd Time a Charm?

Why ‘This Is Fine’ Is the Meme This Year Deserves

Fire in CA

Bristol Myers Shares Sink as Lung-Cancer Drug Misses Goal

Cartoon


A guide to Europe’s key eurosceptic parties

Paul Outerbridge’s Avant-Gardist’s Eye

What happened?

July: 225,000

U.K. Arms Makers Set Sights Beyond EU in Post-Brexit Pivot

He’s the son of Osama bin Laden’s bombmaker

The slacker’s sanctuary

The Perils of Executive Action

The Perils of Executive Action
This is beginning to look like the election of '64.

In UK, Six million adults were abused as children

Debate Over Trump’s Fitness Raises Issue of Checks on Nuclear Power

How Do You Handle Dining With Big-Spender Pals?
































How Do You Handle Dining With Big-Spender Pals? - The New York Times
Pick friend with less  inordinately expensive tastes?

Facebook wants to stop clickbait.

Goldman Warns ‘Supply Storm’ to Engulf Global Copper Market

One Crazy Nation