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Link Roundup: November 21, 2015

It’s Saturday, so that means another batch of links. No special theme today, just odds and ends. There is a sizable section of links related to terrorism, ISIS, etc. though. Technology * [Facebook is making your breakup a lot easier]( -- New Facebook features make managing interactions with your exes a little less painful. Video Games * [Steam's Autumn and Holiday sales will ditch daily deals and flash sales](http://www.

Paris Response: American vs. European Media

After the shooting and bomb attacks that occurred in Paris last Friday, the American media landscape tackled themes that have been familiar since right after our 9⁄11 attacks. “Terrorists have struck! Where are they coming from? How do we stop them? Aren’t you terrified?” But the responses provided by European news outlets are of a different character entirely. TIME’s website published a brief piece laughably titled “Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Paris Attackers.

Link Roundup: Paris Edition

It doesn’t seem right to go through with my usual batch of random links. Perhaps I will save them for next Saturday. Instead, I will share links about last night’s attacks in Paris and the aftermath thereof. * [More than 120 dead as Paris hit by series of terror attacks]( -- A good summary to start with. This is France's first state of emergency declaration since 1945. * [Statement by the President on the situation in Paris](https://www.

Link Roundup: November 7, 2015

What day is it? Link day! Entertainment * [_Spectre_]([ is the worst James Bond movie in years]( -- According to Vox, anyway. * [Cara Delevigne kicks ass in _Call of Duty_ trailer, but it's about ethics in games journalism]( -- Great job trolling Gamergaters, StarWipe! :) * [The graphics of _Fallout 4_]( -- After much fan ballyhooing over graphics "not looking next-gen enough," Bethesda talks about how the graphics engine is totally awesome, you guys.

Link Roundup: October 31, 2015

Another Saturday, another batch of links. Enjoy! Politics * [Obama and Ryan: Covert collaborators]( -- Will newly minted House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Obama get along? Some people think so. * [Republican tax plans are all basically insane]( -- This is not surprising. * [The real winner of the GOP debate will surprise you]( -- Rubio won, which I don't find "surprising." He's been shaping up into a frontrunner for some time now.

Link Roundup: October 24, 2015

It’s that time again! This week, I am taking a slightly different approach. Links will be categorized in sections so it’s easier to focus on what you might want to look at. So, here are this week’s Links of Interest! Food * [Pizza with little slices of pizza on it?]( -- It totally exists. * [Roasted butternut squash with chickpeas and tofu dip]( -- Sounds great! * [Study reveals addictive properties of cheese](http://www.

Link Roundup: October 17, 2015

I had a thought to, once a week, post links that I found interesting throughout the week but didn’t use in any posts. So, I’ll do that today, and that may well be the Saturday ritual for this blog. Enjoy! * [Emotional outsourcing: why structural approaches to jealousy fail]( -- An intriguing examination of jealousy and how it pertains to polyamorous relationships. * [Attention K-Mart Shoppers]( -- A collection of music and ad spots played over the PA systems at K-Mart stores in the late '80s and early '90s.