May 18th, 2017


Interesting Links for 18-05-2017

What is the Antikythera Mechanism? Five things you didn't know about 'the world's first computer'
(tags: computers history space time greece Technology )
Life is getting ever more volatile – or is it?
(tags: economics jobs history life change )
Good Lord. An article that actually understands why so many Scots want Independence
(tags: scotland independence Conservatives uk politics )
Scrapping university fees is a terrible idea, and there are far better places to put the money
(tags: fees university economics Education )
Lib Dem Manifesto Analysis
(tags: politics libdem )
Boris Johnson berated in Sikh temple after promoting alcohol
(tags: politics alcohol religion OhForFucksSake )
British man arrested for not giving up passwords at Heathrow to police
(tags: uk surveillance OhForFucksSake )
How the wrong cat litter took down a nuclear waste repository
(tags: cats nuclear OhForFucksSake )
Reality Check: Could legalising cannabis raise £1bn?
(tags: drugs money uk )
The Economist: Labour is right—Karl Marx has a lot to teach today’s politicians
(tags: economics history )
Summary of LGBT+ Content in the Lib Dem Manifesto
(tags: lgbt libdem politics uk )
"May You Live In Interesting Times" - not actually a Chinese curse!
(tags: china fraud quotes )
Oculus Research on Focal Surface Display (projecting onto a varied surface to give different focal lengths)
(tags: VirtualReality research )
Last week, PWR BTTM was the Next Big Thing in punk. Now the band is in ruins, and fans are reeling.
(tags: music assault )
Dutch king reveals double life as an airline pilot for KLM
(tags: royalty netherlands flying viaSwampers )
If you watched Syria from space, you'd have seen the lights go out
(tags: syria war electricity )
The Cyrillic glyph so rare it's only used in one word
(tags: language russia )
Why the obituary for Eudocia Tomas Pulido didn’t tell the story of her life in slavery
(tags: slavery death )

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