Fintan O’Toole on Brexit: Is England ready for self-government?
The English are as entitled to their nationalism as anyone else. But nationalism, when it comes down to it, is about them and us. The Brexiters seem pretty clear about them: Brussels bureaucrats and immigrants. It’s just the us bit that they haven’t quite worked out yet. To be ready for self-government they might need to have given that a little more thought.
Road Safety Plan: how Toronto made Vision Zero bland
Donald Trump Starts Summer Push With Crippling Money Deficit
Corey Lewandowski fired from Trump campaign
Some good dirt in this article.
The Cottage Industry of Indie Game Soundtracks
“he told us he had sold 23,000 copies of the music from the game. In the indie world, that would be like signing Beach House.”
Is Donald Trump’s Endgame the Launch of Trump News?
So he doesn’t necessarily care if he loses.
A Twitter Bot Is Beating Trump Fans
Can Netflix Survive in the New World It Created?
Smash Mouth's Desperate, Endless Twitter Battle
New Yorker – “The Republican élite struggles over whether to resist Trump or capitulate.”
Yes, There Have Been Aliens
“Given what we now know about the number and orbital positions of the galaxy’s planets, the degree of pessimism required to doubt the existence, at some point in time, of an advanced extraterrestrial civilization borders on the irrational.”
More than 160 pedestrians killed by vehicles since 2011: ‘These are deaths we can prevent’
Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense
Math: An Illustrated Guide
Inside the bitter last days of Bernie's revolution
Good inside baseball
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in the all-important electoral college, polls suggest
Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free
Sparks of the Meltdown
Delightful stuff from Josh Marshall:
As Clinton and her team certainly anticipated, hitting him hard as mentally unstable and unfit for the presidency has placed Trump in a sort of Chinese finger puzzle of his own creation. The only mode of response he knows – an escalating and bellicose round of personal attacks with increasingly hyperbolic accusations – only confirms Clinton’s diagnosis. The harder he fights the tighter the charge sticks.