The Doomsday Clock Edition

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Posted on January 27, 2017

It is two and a half minutes to midnight ~2017 Doomsday Clock Statement | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The history of the Doomsday Clock as it moves closer to ‘midnight’ | The Washington Post

How the Star got its O’Leary poll story dead wrong | iPolitics

Donald Trump Is The First President To Turn Postmodernism Against Itself ~No one should be surprised that postmodern America chose an antihero to be our next president. | The Federalist

The Joe Beef Guide to Open-Fire Feasting ~On the virtues of wood-roasted duck and cooking with friends in the cold | Saveur

Cat Marnell Is Still Alive ~And the ‘unhealthy health writer’ has a new memoir | NY Magazine

Trump Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself | Antidot Zine

Fiction Confidential ~Is the real Anthony Bourdain lurking in his early novels? | Eater

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening~In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. Emma Young finds out how they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit. | Mosaic Science

Analysis ~Marijuana business expands beyond smoke and rolling papers: Don Pittis | CBC News

Trump’s flashy executive actions could run aground ~The White House failed to consult with many of the agencies and lawmakers who will be critical for their success. | Politico

Michele Kirsch: My life as a cleaner in London ~As a cleaner, Kirsch brings insights from her writing career to her current job — and reveals some home truths | The Independent

How Dippin’ Dots Turned a Frosty Crisis with Press Secretary Sean Spicer into Social Media Gold | LinkedIn

What Will Become of Michelle Obama’s Garden in a Trump Administration? | New York Magazine

President Trump Declares Independence ~His message to America: Remember those things I said in the campaign? I meant them. I meant it all. | The Wall Street Journal

Women’s March Signs Are Headed To Museums And Libraries Across The Globe | Huffington Post

What Can Media Companies Learn from Top Retailers? | Wharton

Warm your heart with this video of drag queens reading to kids at the Brooklyn Public Library | Brokelyn

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