- Was Julia Gillard the most productive prime minister in Australia's history? | News | The Guardian (TLDR: in terms of legislation per day of office, yes)
- Sydney's planning storm is building to a tempest:
But now, the storm. It's been building awhile. Westconnex and Light Rail, Barangaroo and Packer's casino all massively abuse public money, land and trust for outcomes that directly oppose the public interest. Our children's children will shake their heads and say, what were you thinking? But that's barely the tip of it. There are things in the wind that make Barangaroo look small and Westconnex gentle, if not exactly progressive.
- 2 countries have been fighting over an uninhabited island by leaving each other bottles of alcohol for over 3 decades | Business Insider
- The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it's like a 1960s time capsule — Quartz. Also mentions what the nouns and verbs interface was about:
The language used predetermined “nouns” and “verbs” to execute operations. The verb 37, for example, means “Run program,” while the noun 33 means “Time to ignition.”
- David Cameron hums tune to himself after resigning as British Prime Minister - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). I don't know why, but I find this hilarious.
- Miami police shoot black man with his hands up trying to help autistic patient. This story is just nuts.
- After Seeing These 15 Maps You'll Never Look At The World The Same | Bored Panda - usual clickbait headline oversells a still-interesting exercise in comparative country sizes.
- You can now play more than 2,000 Amiga games in your browser | The Verge
- This Is Definitively The Best Tow Truck In The World
- Squirrel Steals GoPro, Shoots Video Game Worthy POV Run Through a Tree
Another absolute ripper of a trailer for the paralympics: