Making tools gives crows a big food boost Ars Technica. More on the crow front.
Hip Airbags Aim To Save Seniors’ Lives CBS Sacramento
How Canada’s addiction to road salt is ruining everything National Post (Re Silc)
Serena Williams Could Insist That Doctors Listen to Her. Most Black Women Can’t. The Nation (Chuck L)
“There’s No Trick” Jacobin
Where the super rich store their money, and where everybody else does MarketWatch. Features a useful chart, which I know Lambert posted yesterday in Water Cooler but I thought deserves posting again.
Intel asks customers to halt patching for chip bug, citing flaw Reuters. Lambert: “Hoo boy.”
Linus Torvalds declares Intel fix for Meltdown/Spectre ‘COMPLETE AND UTTER GARBAGE’ TechCrunch Lambert: “Hoo boy #2.”
Google suspends fact-checking feature over quality concerns Poynter. Lambert: “What a mess, especially since Poynter is partly funded by Google.”
Trump Got Us Into This Shutdown Mess, GOP Doesn’t Want His Help Getting Out of It New York Magazine (Re Silc)
‘We’re Back at Square One’ Atlantic. Re Silc: “#1….never, ever, never, ever trust the usa usa. ask the kurds.”
Why Democrats Caved Slate. Re Silc: “I’m more happy than ever I voted green last nov.”
Kzoo doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US Wood TV (Re Silc)
Brexit: roosting chickens EURerendum.com
Saudi corruption probe: Settlements expected to reach $100 billion News.com Austalia (The Rev Kev)
Syria – Some Random Oddities Moon of Alabama
The Menendez trial revealed everything that’s gone wrong with US bribery law Vox. Zephyr Teachout.(Glenn F)
William Randolph Hearst for President Lapham’s Quarterly
Are the Supremes About to Give Trump a Second Term? Counterpunch (Chuck L)
Mattis: US national security focus no longer terrorism BBC. From last week, still germane.
How unpopular is Donald Trump? FiveThirtyEight (Re Silc)
Team Trump Bypassed DHS Analysts to Produce Bogus Terror Report Daily Beast (Re Silc)
Trump’s Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet Bloomberg (Chuck L)
Antidote du jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.