My Life with the Physics Dream Team Nautilus
John Glenn, American hero, aviation icon and former U.S. senator, dies at 95 The Columbus Dispatch
A Feathered Dinosaur Tail with Primitive Plumage Trapped in Mid-Cretaceous Amber Current Biology. Cool images tail of a feathered dinosaur found in amber from Myanmar.
Police State Watch
Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On Counterpunch. I missed this yesterday, the 36th anniversary of Lennon’s murder.
A Victory at Standing Rock—for Now Truthdig. But for how long?
North Dakota Could Be Biggest Loser in Ruling Against Oil Pipeline NYT This is by no means over folks– especially with Pruitt selected to head the EPA.
Big Pharma and Distracted Driving Are Killing Americans Early MIT Technology Review
The top 10 leading causes of death in the US Treehugger
There’s one key difference between the Second World War and the Syrian conflict – the rebels of Aleppo are no heroes Independent. Robert Fisk’s latest.
The Blind Spots of Liberalism Jacobin
Our Famously Free Press
Neutering the News The Baffler. Takedown of new NYT public editor: “a dangerous simpleton.”
The age of outrage New Statesman. Edited version of Ian Hislop’s Orwell lecture: Why are we so quick to take offense?
Donald Trump Deserves to Be Ridiculed—It’s the One Thing That Terrifies Him Truthdig. Is this the Donald’s Achilles heel: he can’t take a joke at his expense?
White Supremacy, U.S. Exceptionalism and Capitalist Dogma are All “Fake News” Black Agenda Report
Washington Post fake news story blurs the definition of fake news Columbia Journalism Review
Washington Post Issues Correction To “Fake News” Story Jonathan Truly
Corporate Media Admits Its Own ‘Russian Propaganda’ Story May Be ‘Fake News’ Free Thought Project
Trump launches war on unions Politico
Trump Cabinet Latest Update: Voters Believe Choices Will Change Washington, Poll Shows International Business Times
Trump defends wealthy Cabinet picks: I want people who ‘made a fortune’ Business Insider. At least the man knows what he wants.
2016 Post Mortem
Top Clinton ally hints at a major battle against fake news Business Insider
Indian Currency Train Wreck
The Death Strip at the Turkish-Syrian Border Der Spiegel
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