August 29th, 2018


Interesting Links for 29-08-2018

UK replicates 1 of the 300 trade agreements it already has. At a cost of £4,000,000,000
(tags: trade africa uk )
The housing crisis will not be solved by curbing speculation alone
(tags: housing uk )
Facebook put conversion therapy ads in young gay users’ feeds
(tags: lgbt Facebook advertising OhForFucksSake )
UK/EU talks have completely stalled. Have you started stockpiling yet?
I'm planning on stockpiling in January, if they haven't got things moving by then. Not at all confident they will, as the NI border issue seems unfixable.
(tags: NorthernIreland uk europe doom )
Irish people mostly consider themselves Catholic, disagree with church on most things
(tags: Ireland religion catholicism )
Close ties with fathers help daughters overcome loneliness
(tags: loneliness daughter children girls fatherhood )
Cannabis is not a cause of schizophrenia - it's self-medication for schizophrenia sufferers
(tags: schizophrenia marijuana )
In upstate New York, a DMT-inspired psychedelic temple rises
DMT was one of those things that I always wanted to try, but never got the chance
(tags: psychedelics drugs religion usa architecture )
UK carbon emissions in 2017 fell to levels last seen in 1890 (no, that's not a typo)
(tags: co2 globalwarming uk GoodNews )
Xi Jinping sees some pushback against his iron-fisted rule
(tags: china politics )
There are people with names that computers won't accept. Here they commiserate. Hilariously.
(tags: names computers Facebook funny viaSwampers )
Pod of dolphins spotted swimming off Portobello
(tags: edinburgh dolphins )
Edinburgh University students to be given gender pronoun badges during freshers week
(tags: language gender Edinburgh University identity )
Air pollution causes huge reduction in intelligence
(tags: intelligence pollution doom )
16 states want to be able to fire employees for being transgender
(tags: law usa transgender OhForFucksSake lgbt )

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