July 5th, 2017


Interesting Links for 05-07-2017

Photobucket Just Broke Billions of Photos Across the Web
I have no issue with them charging money for external hosting. But £300, on no notice, feels a tad mafia-like. Amazon charges less than 10cents per GB for bandwidth. Photobucket will make a killing (if they can persuade anyone to sign up).
(tags: photos web fail money business )
Space Isn’t What You Think It Is
(tags: space physics )
How the ancient Romans made world’s ‘most durable’ concrete.
(tags: materials rome history )
Menstruation doesn't change working memory, cognitive bias or ability to pay attention to two things at once.
(tags: menstruation thought memory Intelligence bias women )
Minister: Immigration detainees 'benefit from £1-an-hour work'
(tags: money immigration OhForFucksSake uk )
Scotland's NHS is to offer free abortions to women from Northern Ireland
(tags: scotland nhs NorthernIreland )
Volvo becomes the first major car manufacturer to go all electric
(tags: cars electricity )
Saudi Arabia is chief foreign promoter of Islamist extremism in the UK, warns report
Meanwhile, the government aren't publishing their own report, which presumably says much the same thing...
(tags: saudiarabia terrorism uk )
The $100 Billion per year back pain industry is mostly a hoax
(tags: bodies health medicine fraud )
A Short History of the O'Reilly Animals
(tags: animals programming books viaSwampers design )
#HeterosexualPrideDay backfires as LGBT users subvert it on Twitter
(tags: lgbt OhForFucksSake )
Learning from Scotland’s NHS
(tags: scotland nhs )
No libraries or streetlights left in Britain by 2020 if austerity doesn't stop, warns Tory local government chief
(tags: uk austerity )

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