Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Amazing Architecture That Captivated Us in 2015

Secular Psalmist

Gun Stocks Rise - in a Flat Market

Pentagon Curbs Use of Psychologists With Guantánamo Detainees

First Tanker of U.S. Crude for Export Launches

Dow Industrials Post First Annual Loss Since 2008

Wonder Woman gets back to her BDSM roots in 2016

Ben Carson's top aides quit in another blow to Republican's campaign

John O’Hara’s “Pal Joey” at 75: Still an Exemplary Novella

Ties that bind

Biggest ship ever to sail into S.F. Bay arrives Thursday

Single, and Surrounded by a Wall of Men

the Lawyer Who Is Uber’s Worst Nightmare

Patients Struggle With High Drug Prices

Patients Struggle With High Drug Prices - WSJ

Can we get Dems who are Dems back in office?

The gov't within the gov't

I’m happy in my imaginary place because it is devoid of that hellish thing

Jeb Bush’s Everglades Fight and Fall of Rahm Emanuel


Jeb Bush’s Everglades Fight
He would be a better Pres than George - but not as "impactful".
A majority of Chicagoans now think that the Mayor should resign.
The Sudden But Well-Deserved Fall of Rahm Emanuel - The New Yorker
It is finally realized that "there is no there there"

On the front lines of the war against the Islamic State, a tangled web

The 10 stories that made us love Earth in 2015

The 25 Biggest Turning Points in Earth's History

Climate Chaos, Across the Map

The 7 Best Train Trips in the World

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Consumer advocates targeting drug gouging in 2016

A Chinese Company in India, Stumbling Over a Culture

The Terrible Beauty of Brain Surgery

The case for an entirely new calendar

The Irresistible Psychology of Fairy Tale

Our SF: Looking where we’re going

The keyboard and the spade

Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault

Taking Their Irreverence to the Grave

The Price of Secularism in Bangladesh

Why Africans in the UK pay so much to send relatives' bodies home

Think airline delays are bad now? Wait until El Niño hits

‘How I Smoked All My Books

New Wireless Tech Will Free Us From the Tyranny of Carriers

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

I'll never be able to buy a home.

Even OPEC Can’t Fix Oil Glut

The Many Faces of John Berger

The Tragedy of Tamir Rice

Why the 2016 Election Is Different

Arts and culture stars who died in 2015

Richest in U.S. Shape Private Tax System to Save Billions

U.S. spy agencies resist push for more scrutiny of top employees

China’s moves push Vietnam toward an old foe: The U.S.

TSA changes policy on full-body screening of passengers

The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Year in Review: Love Affair With Cars as Strong as Ever

Killing While White (KWW)

Paris attacks: IS commanders 'killed in US-led strikes'

Abdelhamid Abaaoud - pic from Islamist website Dabiq, Feb 2015Paris attacks: IS commanders 'killed in US-led strikes' - BBC News
They do not care - in fact, they are drawn towards it. The people who do this are suicidal - they come from low suicidal populations. High suicide rates generate a large number who kill themselves -  such as Japan and Korea.

Countries Rush for Upper Hand in Antarctica

An Iranian Woman’s Battle to End Stoning

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