Link round-up for 19 March 2017
I guess "God hates fags" doesn't look so good on a résumé.
This resembles nothing in reality, right?
Learn how to read business e-mails.
"A future lawyer" indeed.
Have a seat.
Crazy Eddie celebrates Pi Day.
Do they even realize they're like this?
Cats aren't spiritual beings -- anyplace will do for a lie down.
When space aliens arrive, we have a request. Then again, who knows how they'll think?
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's dongs of steel!
The bad guys are going after Big Bird again. Maybe it's because of this.
The internet is having some fun with Republicans.
If you're fascinated with the idea of giving powerful electric shocks to whales, this post is for you!
A Texas legislator cleverly pushes back against the wingnut obsession with restricting female sexuality.
Check out these T-shirt designs (the first one may take a moment to figure out).
Yes, but it's still better than being evil.
Beauty and the Beast opens as a monster hit, leaving yet another wingnut boycott unnoticed in the dust.
Ligeia Mare is a sea 50% bigger than Lake Superior, with mysterious vanishing islands.
Listen to the science -- we're supposed to be reality-based.
This is encouraging -- a Christian (and former Evangelical) gives Dawkins's The Selfish Gene an honest read, understands it properly, and grapples with the implications.
White supremacism is not nationalism. Well worth the read, raising some important ideas and concepts which aren't discussed often.
When you look at this, you're seeing light which left its source before the dawn of agriculture.
Here's what government really means. But Pornhub does a pretty good job too.
North Dakota's gonna need a few gazillion of these.
A Japanese space probe will soon set sail for Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.
These conversational-evangelism ploys look an awful lot like slimy PUA moves (found via Republic of Gilead).
Parasitic fungi induce real-life zombie-like states in insects and even frogs (found via Mendip). One wonders if elsewhere in the universe there might be parasites that could do this to humans.
These people exist.
A Georgia town displays a wide range of reactions to a pro-KKK banner. States aren't really red or blue.
Thou shalt not speak of it (and Bruce has several similar stories posted).
The US Air Force is about to start bombing whales and dolphins (yes, really). Maybe we should just kill everything and get it over with.
Thawing permafrost makes the fight against global warming much more urgent.
The Republican war on science is very real (found via Mendip).
Even after achieving atheism, the tentacles of religion can be hard to shake off.
To build a better future, we must be able to imagine it.
The break-up of the USSR began with a "living chain" protest by two million people.
Trump sends religio-wingnuts as US delegates to the UN commission on women.
Merkel is no "progressive savior" -- never forget she's behind the EU's Republican-style economic policies which have ruined southern Europe.
What exactly does "Islamophobia" mean, anyway?
"Iran's Obama" is so popular, conservatives can't find anyone to run against him.
In India, pro-government religio-thugs threaten students who speak out -- some would be eager to see this in the US.
What's a mirldjawurrdjawurr? Find out here.
Trump's "secret plan" to fight Dâ'ish (ISIL) is.....what we've been doing all along.
Hysterical Raisins has the definitive poster for Republican "healthcare". Here's another view. But it does offer choice and promotes self-reliance.
They want to take away poor people's internet too.
Trump can use the budget to punish those who don't share his delusions. But his regime is becoming paralyzed with paranoia.
ACA repeal will be difficult -- time to work on making it even harder.
A Trumpanzee discovers karma. But the dumbth is too strong with this one.
Gosh, who would be like this?
P M Carpenter identifies a possible Presidential candidate for 2020.
Trump's border policies and view of terrorism play into the hands of jihadist propagandists. And yes, this guy is a terrorist.
[58 days down, 1,403 days to go until the inauguration of a real President!]