Links for 4/27/16

Tom the Dancing Bug, in which Nate the Right Pundit bravely asserts that the Science just isn’t settled yet, on such pressing issues as global warming and his acute appendicitis.

Source: Tom the Dancing Bug: Nate, in “Skeptic Shock”


When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcar in the 1960s, the city was quickly thrust into a traffic-clogged world of private cars and diesel buses. But with the involvement of automobile and oil companies, was this the work of a conspiracy?

Source: Story of cities #29: Los Angeles and the ‘great American streetcar scandal’ | Cities | The Guardian


For their March 1958 issue, Family Circle magazine invited eight “authorities,” including Charles Eames, to offer advice on home decoration.

Source: Love and Discipline in the Age of Choices | Eames Office


+2 C everywhere and all of the time.

Analysis of difference between 1.5C and 2C of warming finds extra 0.5C would mean longer heatwaves, greater droughts and threats to crops and coral reefs

Source: Study reveals greater climate impacts of 2C temperature rise




Jake Phelps has run Thrasher Magazine for two decades. It may be killing him.

Source: Thrashed — The California Sunday Magazine