Internet Links from April 26, 2018

Various links on different subjects from around the Internet.

New app could make cannabis use safer

There’s a Link Between Cannabis And Psychosis, And We Can’t Ignore It

The US Military Funded a Study on Climate Change, And Got Unnerving Results


Is Goodyear Hiding a Deadly Secret?

CFPB Head Says Confirms the Obvious About Money in Politics

As Robots Take Jobs, Platform Cooperatives Are a Solution

‘Fox & Friends’ Has Total Meltdown Over Sanders Plan to Guarantee Every American a Decent-Paying Job

Yemen: U.S.-Backed, Saudi-Led Airstrike Kills At Least 20 at Wedding

Under ‘Media-Bashing’ Trump, US Falls Even Further in Global Press Freedom Index
Despite ‘Unprecedented’ Windfall From Corporate Tax Cut, AT&T’s Workers Forced to Wage Fierce Fight to Keep Their Jobs
MSNBC’s Joy Reid Claims Her Website Was Hacked and Bigoted Anti-LGBT Content Added, a Bizarre Story Liberal Outlets Ignore
A Majority of Americans Don’t Know That Facebook Owns Instagram
Facebook admits it did not read terms of the app that harvested data of 87 million
More than 3,000 apps have been spying on children without parental consent
Here’s why you’ve been getting so many privacy policy and terms of service updates lately
Transparent eel-like soft robot can swim silently underwater
Move over Tupac! Life-size holograms set to revolutionize videoconferencing
Mediterranean diet boosts beneficial bacteria, study finds
Millennial men value altruism and self-care above traditional male qualities
Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school
Turning deep-learning AI loose on software development
Bento browser makes it easier to search on mobile devices
2.7 billion tweets confirm: Echo chambers on Twitter are very real

Selected Links for Feb. 10, 2018


Various links from around the web.


How to Know When a Child’s Flu Turns Serious

Daniel Ellsberg Interview on Denial About Nuclear War

The Legacy of Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow

Climate Change

With US Carbon Footprint Set to Grow by 2050, Fossil-Free Movement ‘Our Only Hope’

To Help Save Humanity, A Six-Step Guide to Combat Fossil Fuel Industry’s Climate Lies

Climate change is increasing flood risks in Europe

Polar bears could become extinct faster than was feared, study says

Antibiotic Overuse

Insane drug cocktails in India net drug makers millions and pose global threat

Huge levels of antibiotic use in US farming revealed

50+ Groups Back Landmark Effort to Halt ‘Out of Control’ Factory Farming in Iowa


Uber and Lyft, Driving Drivers into Poverty and Despair

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

Private Censorship Is Not the Best Way to Fight Hate or Defend Democracy: Here Are Some Better Ideas

Newly Released Surveillance Orders Show That Even with Individualized Court Oversight, Spying Powers Are Misused

Google Chrome to Mark HTTP Sites as “Not Secure” Starting July 2018

Screen-addicted teens are unhappy

Stealing data from air-gapped computers in Faraday cages

Chinese police are using facial recognition sunglasses to track citizens

Political Economy

Fueled by Broken Social Contract, Study Finds Inequality and Despair Driving US Life Expectancy Down

Article on Millennials Organizing in Unions

Amazon warehouses don’t lead to broad job growth, study finds

The Rise and Fall of the Stock Market: What to Expect

U.S. Politics and Government

Congress Puts Aside Partisan Differences For Good Of Military Contractors

Academic audit finds about $21 trillion of unauthorized military spending from 1998-2015

The threat to America’s public lands is increasing

Majorities Say Government Does Too Little for Older People, the Poor and the Middle Class

Citing U.S. Prison Conditions, British Appeals Court Refuses to Extradite Accused Hacker Lauri Love to the U.S.

Doctors floored by epidemic levels of black lung in Appalachian coal miners

Scientific Research

Scientists Rank 9 Drugs on Dangerousness by Looking at Emergency Room Visits

11 Health And Fitness Myths

New ‘4-D goggles’ allow wearers to be ‘touched’ by approaching objects

Viruses — lots of them — are falling from the sky