This week I have been mostly reading...
Mr. Abbott – These People Had a More Difficult Day Than Bronny.
PM is doubling down on Bishop's extravagant slap in the face to Taxpayers
Abbott promises no more captain’s picks on Speaker
After Bronnie: The next Speaker
Bishop gone: Abbott finally bows to the inevitable
It wasn't Bronny. It was the system. Seriously, Prime Minister?
Bronwyn Bishop had to be forced out – but some good may come of the scandal
There are two problems: the system, and the woman who treated it as though she was responsible to no one.
Thanks to the internet, the lives of politicians are about to get a whole lot harder
Top Entitlement Claiming Federal Politicians in Australia
Bishop Imbroglio Highlights Uncomfortable Patterns In Tony Abbott's Leadership
Bronwyn Bishop: child of the Uglies felled by her own excess
Inability to pass meaningful legislation is just one of many areas where the government has substantially failed
Tony Abbott: out of probation but not out of jail
The Abbott government's evidence allergy
Green with envy: twenty years in Bronny's Mackellar
Reform adrift in pointless politics of Abbott government
Coalition paying $150,000 to outsource higher education negotiations
Nine Shot at Backyard Party in Brooklyn
Hitchhiking robot dead as cross-country trip cut short by vandals - technology giving people brand new ways to be arseholes.
BART Riders Racially Profile via Smartphone App
Donald Trump’s Six Stages Of Doom
Donald Trump just gave a master class on how to get away with sexism
How Donald Trump Really Made His Fortune: Inheritance from Dad and the Government's Protection
Edward Heath: police appeal for victims to come forward over child abuse claims
Israel wrecked my home. Now it wants my land.
German news anchor Anja Reschke uses slot to attack 'little racist nobodys' in impassioned call to end hatred towards refugees
Tug of War/Pipes of Peace deluxe editions
David Byrne: Open the Music Industry’s Black Box
Noel Gallagher slams 'Orwellian' Apple Music
Excerpt: ‘A Brief History of Light,’ by Upulie Divisekera
Latest Pluto map in Google Earth
NASA Railroad reaches the end of its line
NASA uploads Voyager's 'Golden Record' audio to Soundcloud
One downside to digital innovation: as formats die, we lose our past
Facebook says it’s now streaming more video than YouTube. To be able to make that claim, all they had to do was cheat, lie, and steal
Heavens above: what Earth 2.0’s discovery means for God
Revealed: the stone that 'translated' the Book of Mormon
Humour and satire:
A presentation on Bronwyn Bishop's legacy from Fiona the Unemployed Bettong
Ian the Climate Denialist Potato's inquiry into the wind turbine inquiry
I got stupid on me and I need to wipe it off on you:
Senate inquiry recommends national standards on windfarm noise levels
Can rice give you cancer? 'Not if you cook it in a coffee percolator' - or indeed, cook it.
I also got lots of stupid on me from that four-time bankrupt with the dead squirrel on his head who thinks he can be US president, but I will take one for the team and not wipe that off on you
Cilla Black dies, aged 72
George Cole actor dies, aged 90
The least boring photo on my camera roll:
Thank you Jon Stewart for always restoring my faith in America.