NASA released a new video of Saturn — and the images are stunning Business Insider
‘The windscreen phenomenon’ – why your car is no longer covered in dead insects Telegraph (Oregoncharles) Reminds me of a long springtime drive I once made across Saskatchewan, during which I filled the windshield reservoir of my car 9 times. Beaucoup bugs!
Can Marijuana Improve Workout? World’s First Cannabis Gym To Open In US International Business Times
The princess myth: Hilary Mantel on Diana Guardian. Normally, I would eschew contributing to the Dianathon. So many words spilled to so little effect! But Hilary Mantel writes so well, so…. And my response to those who think I shouldn’t have included this: mea culpa.
Exclusive: EU could be open to Brexit climbdown over trade talks amid revolt led by France Telegraph. Hmmm. Not sure how much credence to give this, but include because Politico’s daily EU summary accorded this prominent play. Yet there’s so much magical thinking on the British side, particularly among Brexiteers….
How to reduce the risk of cognitive decline with age The Conversation
Book Review: “Pandora’s Seed” by Spencer Wells Ian Welsh (martha r)
Police State Watch
The 10 Commandments of Rational Debate [logical fallacies explained] Relatively Interesting. The Review Kev: “Old but relevant.”
Is Facebook Staring Down Its “AOL Moment?” Mark St. Cyr (furzy). And, if true, not a moment too soon.
You Can’t Erase Urban Homeless By Making Them “Illegal” American Conservative
Imperial Collapse Watch
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
If you are in the Houston area please View and RETWEET this video on how to escape a car during a flood
— Chris Smith (@Lilyachttty) August 27, 2017
Tropical Storm Harvey unleashes historic flooding in Houston area Houston Chronicle
Update: Tropical low headed toward the Carolinas on Monday likely to become tropical storm Charlotte News & Observer
Trump Forges Ahead on Costly Nuclear Overhaul NYT. Classic Grey Lady pearl clutching– recall that the entire dangerous and destabilizing nuclear overhaul exercise wasn’t launched on Trump’s watch.
Syria Summary – Towards The End Of The Caliphate Moon of Alabama
Endtimes in Mosul Unz Review. Patrick Cockburn. Posted this yesterday: no paywall on this version.
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