BBC (furzy). Great photos.
Weather.com (Kevin W)
Google’s move to bring Nest back into the fold is a sign it’s taking the huge threat from Amazon seriously Business Insider (Kevin W)
Wired (David L)
BBC (David L)
The 74 (Chuck L)
Huffington Post. Oregoncharles: “Huffpo is deeply unimpressed. Moi: it would be nice if the FDA wasn’t openly corrupt.” Moi: Hardly the first case. GHB was another. It was a fundamental threat to prescription sleeping pills, since it produced a higher quality sleep and was out of your system in 4 hours. No side effects. So Big Pharma started a bogus “date rape drug” scare, and now it’s a Schedule 1 drug.
The Journal (PlutoniumKun)
BBC. Our Richard Smith is now officially an “illicit finance expert”!
Defense One (resilc)
al Monitor (Chuck L)
Wall Street Journal
Intercept (AFXH). From last month, still important.
Imperial Collapse Watch
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Business Insider (David L)
Trump Transition. Weirdly quiet on this front…
Vanity Fair (resilc)
The Baffler (resilc). A great rant.
New York Magazine. Resilc: “Never thought I’d see the FBI as Democratic party heros. Maybe when we get a Demo pres we can have an FBI parade.”
Boing Boing. Resilc saw a shout-out to NC!
Reuters. EM: “While this seems eminently sensible on the surface, note the Russia! Russia! backdrop.”
ars technica (Chuck L)
Atlantic (Chuck L)
Police State Watch
S Splinter (Chuck L)
Glenn Greenwald, Intercept (Dr. Kevin). Wowsers.
Antidote du jour. Tracie H: “Oh look! An Abyssinian disguised as a rabbit! I wonder if the bottoms of her feet are black. 😊 (Cottontail Rabbit in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.)”
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.