Links van 16 mei 2018 tot 18 mei 2018

Total set to pull out of Iran gas deal without sanctions waiver – BBC NewsSlecht nieuws: “French energy giant Total is preparing to pull out of a billion dollar gas project in Iran in the face of renewed US sanctions. Total said it will unwind operations by November unless sanctions are waived.” 🙁 3D printed […]

Links van 24 oktober 2014 tot 27 oktober 2014

Gaming « The DishAm I wrong to detect in this pile-on another round of bullying of these people, of treating them as scum, of dismissing anything they might have to say? Here are Gawker’s Sam Biddle’s tweets last week: "Ultimately #GamerGate is reaffirming what we’ve known to be true for decades: nerds should be constantly […]

Links van 20 augustus 2014 tot 21 augustus 2014

How presidential elections are impacted by a 100 million year old coastline | Deep Sea NewsHale and Bamberg belong to a belt of counties cutting through the deep south–Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina–that have voted over 50% Democratic in recent presidential elections. Why? A 100 million year old coastline. Hillary Clinton’s 11th-hour […]

Links van 31 juli 2014 tot 9 augustus 2014

The War Photo No One Would Publish – The Atlantic“It was one picture after another of a sunset with camels and a tank.” An Empire of Stars » Lapsed HistorianAs the V-2 disappeared into the distance the men of the AVKO couldn’t help but smile and cheer. Their delight was catching, and soon the rest […]

Links van 11 juni 2011 tot 12 juni 2011

Arabic under fire | Comment is free | guardian.co.ukA child on Hamas TV talked of annihilating the Jews … or did she? Last RitesSecretary of Defense Robert Gates has finally said publicly what everybody has assumed for a long time: NATO is dead. It's not dead in the sense that it doesn't exist anymore, but […]