Easter Thursday and the Living’s Easy Links
* BREAKING: The NCAA has approved unlimited snacks. Can we please stop all this silly union talk now?
* Unintentional metaphor watch: In other words, for every year Citicorp Center was standing, there was about a 1-in-16 chance that it would collapse.
* Unpaid Interns Gain the Right to Sue. What a country!
* “I’m sorry, that sounds horrible,” he continued. “I would have put my own wife or daughters there, and I would have been screaming bloody murder to watch them die. I would gone next, I would have been the next one to be killed. I’m not afraid to die here. I’m willing to die here.”
* A new study which statistically analyzed temperature data over the pre-industrial period and the industrial period has rejected the hypothesis that global warming is due to natural variability at confidence levels greater than 99%.
* Informed awareness is the worst, part one: A Mrs. Doubtfire sequel is in the works. Because you demanded it!
* Informed awareness is the worst, part two: Why are they even calling this show 12 Monkeys?
* Democracy is a shell game: Cities in Oklahoma are prohibited from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements under a bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.
* 1648: The first emoticon.
* And your periodic reminder that child poverty is a policy choice. Maybe it’s time we just turn things over to the rats.
Written by gerrycanavan
April 16, 2014 at 10:02 pm
Posted in Look at what I found on the Internet
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