Saturday, August 13, 2016

How English gave birth to surprising new languages

Alleged Russian involvement in DNC hack gives U.S. a taste of Kremlin meddling

How Congress Is Flirting With Medical Disaster

With Trump certain to lose, you can forget about a progressive Clinton

With Trump certain to lose, you can forget about a progressive Clinton | Thomas Frank | Opinion | The Guardian























To be a progressive, is to do the fine dance of making Trump lose with making Hillary win.

Leaving Home to Go Home

Recess confidential: Labour's love's lost

How to Write About Trauma

The Election Won’t Be Rigged. But It Could Be Hacked.

Imam among two shot dead in Queens, New York

Brexit ‘will be delayed until end of 2019’

A New Insight into Trump’s Supporters

Nimbyism in America:

Sad farewell to ‘bohemian rathole’

Hyperloop One is in a massive legal fight.

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BART in 1965

Who’s On Whose Side?

The Upside to A-Rod

How to Find the Spirit of H.P. Lovecraft in Providence

London Bookstores Go Rogue as No Wi-Fi Zones

The Book That Gets Inside Alfred Hitchcock’s Mind

Walmart’s Three-Billion-Dollar Hire

Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2, die

The giant pyramid hidden inside a mountain

Stop squeezing the tomatoes at farmers markets.

Baseball and Becoming American

Climate change threatens to unearth hazardous waste

Pierre Bayle is the forgotten figure of the Enlightenment

The world is getting better at paid maternity leave.

Gotycha!

Six killed in small private plane crash

This is the way some people are

Even the New York Times says "Stop Treating Marijuana Like Heroin"

Ninety Years of Fidel Castro




















Ninety Years of Fidel Castro
There has to be a book with that title.

UK:Rail commuters to pay more despite overcrowding and disruption

UK: We will match EU cash, says Treasury

Donald Trump’s Missteps Risk Putting a Ceiling Over His Suppor

Here’s Lucy! ‘Scary’ Statue

States Vie to Shield the Wealth of the 1 Percent

Migrant Crisis Intensifies in Greece

Hacker Releases More Democratic Party Documents

Why Some Life Insurance Premiums Are Skyrocketing

'Who could I tell?'

Maple Syrup Cartel Battles a Black Market Rebellion