Feb. 18th, 2017

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How desert ants find their way in a featureless environment

Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap

Scientifically-designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases

The last wingwalker

Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

The internet made monthly subscription boxes cool, but the roots of this business model can be found in decisions made in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Mars Madness: The DIY explorers who dream of a 35-million-mile trek

Library Hand, the Fastidiously Neat Penmanship Style Made for Card Catalogs

The Girl Who Ran Away to Fight ISIS

The Anarchists vs. the Islamic State

The graffiti kids who sparked the Syrian war

She can paint, but not name a painting; learn new music without knowing a tune. Lonni Sue is teaching us much about memory.

Are face transplants still research, or regular care?

The new sheriff in metropolitan Phoenix is ending a policy that keeps immigrants locked up in his jails past their release date to give federal authorities extra time to launch deportation proceedings. (Hallelujah.)

Migrating North, but to Mexico, Not the U.S.

Queens of the Stoned Age

124 years after overthrow, Hawaiians continue sovereignty push

If Kids Ran Juvie

Phones are now indispensable for refugees

Disability Hate Crimes Have Hidden Racial Implications

No place like home: America’s eviction epidemic

As talks falter, Moscow finds brokering Syria peace trickier than waging war

Iraqis risk all to spy on Islamic State militants in Mosul

Thousands of Belarussians take to the streets to protest 'social parasite law', a tax on unemployment

First-Ever Tracker Of Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Launched

Eric Garner chokehold case rolls on, but future is cloudy

Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate

Why Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America's Farmers More Than Mexico's

The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us

Policing the Poor in Detroit

Say Hello to the Super-Stealthy Malware That’s Going Mainstream
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These are all the ones I wanted to post yesterday, but didn't. There's a high preponderance of serious. I'm not sorting it, too lazy right now.


Researchers use big-brother tech to spy on bumblebees

Why Dragonfly Wings Kill Bacteria (I can sum up the comments for you: LOL, masturbation!)

House of Cards: The Politics of Calling Card Etiquette in Nineteenth-Century Washington

Baby's sex plays a role in pregnant woman's immunity

Mo Willems’s Funny Failures

Long-lasting mental health isn’t normal

What I Learned About Life by Becoming a Landlord

Myopia cell discovered in retina: Dysfunction of cell may be linked to amount of time a child spends indoors

Striking Black And White Photos Show The Brutal Lives Of Gun-Toting Depression Era Mobs In America (A couple of pictures show non-gory images of deceased individuals)

Russia’s February Revolution Was Led by Women on the March

America's Television Graveyards

Why You Didn’t See It Coming

With 'Fake News,' Trump Moves From Alternative Facts To Alternative Language

When A Politician Says 'Fake News' And A Newspaper Threatens To Sue Back

Congress Destroying the EPA: What Was Life Like Before We Had It?

A consortium of elite, well-paid fighters from across the former Soviet Union are training jihadis in Syria. Their business model could go global.

How algorithms (secretly) run the world

Serial Killers Should Fear This Algorithm (Absolutely fascinating - although, like the police department in the beginning of the article, I would've ignored his email too and chalked it up to random internet cranks.)

Why can 12-year-olds still get married in the United States?

This leaked draft memo is the Trump administration’s starting point for a border crackdown

We're Trashing the Arctic. Literally.

Why China is building islands in the South China Sea


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