Hello reader! Nathan’s cross-country adventures continue, and I continue to bring you links.

You have no obligations to what isn’t real

the control over the vibrator’s narrative passed from male doctors to male pornographers

Her characterless character drinks desire like a matte surface repudiates light

Ideas of women relieving themselves in small ʻrest roomsʼ outside the confines of their homes (where they should be) was shocking and morally transgressive

his habit of sending raunchy online photographs and messages to women had persisted long after he resigned from Congress in 2011

My name is America and I’m a dataholic

At three hops, you have a dragnet” 

What’s clear here is that David Cameron wants people to sleepwalk into censorship

Socioeconomic status (SES) not only predicts one’s chances of getting into graduate school, but it also predicts successful completion

I’m really not calling for an end to capitalism; I’m calling for humanism

Myth 1: Economics is a science

getting any climate change-themed story published got harder

only 37% of students cooperate. Inmates cooperated 56% of the time

those 217 ‘no’ voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 ‘yes’ voters

Silver didn’t think you could use polls to project the outcome of elections because he had a mystical faith in the power of polling

He was, in a word, disruptive

the public have a right to see weaknesses in security on which they rely exposed

I was able to click on the links, giving me the ability to turn these people’s homes into haunted houses, energy-consumption nightmares, or even robbery targets

social media shows his connection to Zimmerman

In the United States, it is far easier to find a train station that has become condos, a restaurant, a museum, or any other currently-used space than it is to find one remaining vacant

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