Links, July 24

NEWS
Scalded by Coffee, Then News Media
Hamilton Jewelers Robbed on Sunday Afternoon
17 News Headlines That Are an Instant Facepalm
Black-eyed ghosts and giant mutant rats: the scare stories that nearly destroyed Britain in 2014
Woman Discovers Dead Body of Queens Man in Luxury Spa With Her Toe
SOMALIA: Renowned female artist and MP Saado Ali Warsame shot dead in Mogadishu
Boko Haram may have just killed 2,000 people: ‘Killing went on and on and on’
Woman saves three relatives from Ebola
Pope Straight Up Excommunicates All Mobsters from the Catholic Church
This Kid Is the Best Thing to Happen to Local News Since Explosions
No, A ‘Supercomputer’ Did NOT Pass The Turing Test For The First Time And Everyone Should Know Better
Watchdog now treating universal credit as ‘new project’ after successive delays
Delta learns the hard way that Ghana doesn’t have giraffes
Woman Who Shot Missile Into Car Has Most Florida Name EVER (EVER)
Uzbekistan’s feuding first family and the mystery of the president’s missing daughter

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Links, May 4

SOCIAL JUSTICE
A Note on Call-Out Culture
Nonviolence as Compliance
The #MyMothersNameIs campaign
In which I express my disapproval of BBC Radio 4’s Chain Reaction – with statistics
Interview With a Married Woman Who Takes Lovers on the Side
J.K. Rowling: The Single Mother’s Manifesto
Witch-Hunt Against “Fake” Female Hearthstone Player Discredited
London Billboards Share Stories of a City that’s Just Getting Too Expensive for Many
classroom sexual assault
Buy These Pajamas & Rescue a Prostitute; Or, Why Rescue Brands Are Dumb
AN EXAMPLE OF HETEROSEXISM?
Great comebacks to sexist comments
Yes, There Is Christian Persecution in America And Here’s What it Looks Like
Delhi Bus Gang Rapist Mukesh Singh Blames Victim for Fighting Back 

NEWS
10,000 Elephants in the Room: I Made It Through CPAC Without Puking
CPS Finds “Free Range” Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
‘Fairy control’ to halt tiny doors in Somerset woods
Decoding Daesh: Why is the new name for ISIS so hard to understand?
Virgin takes over the East Coast main line
Mob Kills Nigerian Girl Accused of Terrorism
Hillary Clinton Probably Used an AOL Account to Conduct Gov’t Business
‘Top Gear’ host Jeremy Clarkson allegedly punched a producer because he was served cold cheese instead of a steak
DISNEY’S $1 BILLION BET ON A MAGICAL WRISTBAND
Dawkins and Chappel Hill Shootings
Robert Durst’s Wife Debrah Was a ‘Lean In’ Poster Girl of the 1980s

MUSIC
What a Straight Man’s Favorite Musical Says About Him.
Scientists have created the perfect music for cats

GOSSIP
Who the Hell Are Sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid? An Explainer
Hey Rando: Abbi and Ilana Don’t Want to Smoke Weed with You
Awful Person I Hate Calls Jennifer Lawrence ‘Annoying’ and ‘Crass’