August 26th, 2018


Interesting Links for 26-08-2018

Drive-in 'sex boxes' for prostitution are a wild success in Switzerland
(tags: Switzerland prostitution )
The risks of alcohol (again) (with actual details of how dangerous, and a useful graph)
(tags: ViaDrCross alcohol health )
No-deal Brexit will be blocked by at least 40 Tory MPs, former Conservative minister says
(tags: UK Europe Conservatives )
The case for abolishing private schools
(tags: school Education inequality )
It is actually fine to feed bread to swans (and presumably ducks, etc)
(tags: myths birds health food bread )
What happens to British manufacturers using the CE mark after "Brexit day"?
(tags: UK Europe manufacturing electronics safety trade )
The Origins of Opera and the Future of Programming
(tags: opera programming systems teams history )
Jacob Rees-Mogg suggests that after Brexit, people crossing the Irish border should be subject to 'inspections, just like during The Troubles'
(tags: OhForFucksSake conservatives Ireland NorthernIreland )
The Guardian view on science fiction: The Broken Earth deserves its Hugo (totally. Read them)
(tags: books Hugo scifi race awards )
Skim reading is the new normal (waffles on a lot, I found it hard not to skim read, and I'd like to see some detail on the studies and the effect sizes)
(tags: reading technology )
Muslim Journalist Forced To Show TSA Her Bloody Pad During Search
(tags: Islam security_theatre usa OhForFucksSake )
The State of the Bestiary is Stable: 25 years of Magic the Gathering. (Fascinating, mathematical, personal, and analytical)
(tags: games magic history )
Friends, gather round for the tale of the worst bride in the world.
(tags: wedding money OhForFucksSake )

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