November 9th, 2017


Interesting Links for 09-11-2017

The Shortest History of Germany review (I read this, and highly recommend it)
(tags: books Germany history )
A 30-minute lesson in the malleability of personality has long-term benefits for anxious, depressed teenagers
(tags: depression anxiety mentalhealth psychology teenagers )
Scientific review offers chance for more people to give blood
(tags: blood donations uk )
Tesco have gotten into the Christmas spirit early this year
(tags: Christmas shopping funny satire )
UK needs to expand house building (because it has under built for fifty years)
Sadly, far too sensible for any government to actually do it.
(tags: housing uk economics viaDanielDWilliam )
Vince Cable says direct rule should be imposed if British overseas territories fail to tackle unacceptable tax practices
(tags: tax uk )
Britain tries to water down EU anti-tax haven measures days after Paradise Papers revelations
(tags: Tag UK europe )
Logitech wants people to upgrade to their new tech - so they're disabling the old tech
(tags: technology obsolescence OhForFucksSake )
Facebook asks users for nude photos in project to combat revenge porn
(tags: nudity photos facebook )
The Early 20th-Century ID Cards That Kept Trans People Safe From Harassment
(tags: Germany history transgender lgbt viaElfy )
We asked 86 burglars how they broke into homes
(tags: theft crime advice viaMonique )
Agate carving dating to around 1450 B.C., recovered from the grave of Griffin Warrior at the site of Pylos in Greece
(tags: archaeology greece art war )
Why does Taylor Swift write so many one-note melodies?
(tags: music )
Life Advice: For the sake of your friends, family, and sanity, do not throw yourself into a new career with no idea of how it works, assuming your enthusiasm will overcome your total ignorance and utter incompetence
(tags: OhForFucksSake food business fail idiocy )
A short story about perfection and time and reaching beyond your grasp
(tags: life time short_story )
Scottish government launches consultation on making legally changing gender easier
(tags: gender scotland law transgender )

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