This week I have been mostly reading...
Joe Hockey in line for plum post, despite being a political loser who was almost sacked
Chris Brown concert tour posters replaced after Melbourne activists' 'I beat women' sticker campaign
Cory Bernardi: new right wing party could challenge Liberals - Would probably raise the collective IQ of both parties.
A sour, bitter episode, Tony Abbott’s career will cast a long and oppressive shadow
Peta Credlin breaks silence, slams media’s ‘tripe and bile’
The victims and casualties of Peta Credlin’s wrath
Tony Abbott's policy muddle was clear to all
Tony Abbott's department discussed investigation into Bureau of Meteorology over global warming exaggeration claims, FOI documents reveal
Bronwyn Bishop voted against Tony Abbott because he’d forced her out as Speaker
There's a righteous impatience to this newly empowered electorate "Maybe this is instability. Maybe it's democracy."
Xenophon takes aim at Turnbull
Sexism isn't responsible for Peta Credlin's own failures
Peta Credlin: Everyone to blame but a failure of a chief of staff
Hand the power of preferences back to the people
Guess who really stopped the boats? (hint: not Abbott)
Dear Scott, here's the way to go
A new leader does not cover up a $20 billion budget hole
How Tony Abbott's government was the least productive since 1971
Bidding farewell to Peta Credlin, the woman who broke all Canberra's rules
Ahmed Mohamed's parents handed out pizza to reporters outside their home Worst. Terrorists. Ever!
GOP's Muslim moment: why Trump, Carson are so unsettling to party
Fact-checking Martin Shkreli's claim that Daraprim is 'underpriced, relative to its peers' (Spoiler: False!)
Caught on camera: The moment Peter Greste learnt of pardons in Egypt
Young suicide bomber weeps before final mission
Yazidi woman raped by 'American jihadi' to testify to Congress
Russia exhumes bones of murdered Tsar Nicholas and wife
Fact-checking the link between climate change and ISIS (Spoiler: Mostly true)
Liberal leadership spill coup sparks News Corp 'civil war' More popcorn!
The war between Donald Trump and Fox News is back on
Morrissey says 'there is no need for me to say goodbye' as he plays 'final' UK gig in London. Says there is no point touring if he can't get a record deal
Album rescue series: Aerial by Kate Bush
Don Henley In Conversation With Billy Joel
Something Changed: Pulp's Different Class Revisited
Frank Zappa And Zubin Mehta Talk Music
Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history
A camera fast enough to show the speed of light!
This Slug Has Such a Big Penis It Has to Mate Upside Down
Pluto’s surface looks like “dragon scales” in NASA’s new high-res colour photos
How PowerPoint is killing critical thought
Why Brave New World is No Longer the Terrifying Dystopia it Used to Be
Humour and satire:
An Australia Out Fax
Halal Linked To Terrorism By Complex Series Of Imaginary Connections In Cory Bernardi’s Head, Enquiry Finds
I got stupid on me and now I need to wipe it off on you:
The Science Behind Richard Dawkins’ Problem with Ahmed Mohamed
Radicalisation Awareness Kit: Government's new booklet for schools links green activism, 'alternative music' to terrorism
Tony Abbott: my legacy the key to victory at next election
The least boring photo on my camera roll: