What day is it? Link day!
* [_Spectre_](http://www.vox.com/2015/11/6/9678580/spectre-james-bond-review)[ is the worst James Bond movie in years](http://www.vox.com/2015/11/6/9678580/spectre-james-bond-review) -- According to Vox, anyway. * [Cara Delevigne kicks ass in _Call of Duty_ trailer, but it's about ethics in games journalism](http://www.starwipe.com/article/cara-delevingne-kicks-ass-call-duty-trailer-its-ab-1073) -- Great job trolling Gamergaters, StarWipe! :) * [The graphics of _Fallout 4_](https://bethesda.net/#en/events/game/the-graphics-technology-of-fallout-4/2015/11/04/45) -- After much fan ballyhooing over graphics "not looking next-gen enough," Bethesda talks about how the graphics engine is totally awesome, you guys. * [A needless walkthrough of Coast Guard's least thrilling mission](http://www.pcgamer.com/a-needless-walkthrough-of-coast-guards-least-thrilling-mission/) -- This game seems awesome in a terrible, terrible way. * [Henry Rollins driving app tells you how hard it would have been to get there in the 80's](http://thehardtimes.net/2015/11/03/henry-rollins-driving-app-tells-you-how-hard-it-would-have-been-to-get-there-in-the-80s/) -- Amusing satire, at least if you know what Black Flag is. * [Get the entire TRIBES series, for free](http://www.tribesuniverse.com/) -- No joke! Some fun old games here.
* [America may be in a reinforcing feedback loop of growing inequality and Republican rule](http://www.vox.com/polyarchy/2015/11/4/9665842/republican-inequality-future-loop) -- These trends make for a nightmarish future. * [My beef with Hillary is mainly that she's an enemy of the poor](https://web.archive.org/web/20160305015031/http://mattbruenig.com/2015/11/06/my-beef-with-hillary-is-mainly-that-she-is-an-enemy-of-the-poor/) -- Economic Matt Bruenig weighs in on the Democratic primary, with some harsh words for Clinton. * [400,000 people could lose their healthcare because no one turned out to vote](http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/11/04/3719110/400000-people-could-lose-their-health-care-because-no-one-turned-out-to-vote-yesterday/) -- In Kentucky, poor voter turnout put a Tea Party governor in power--who has promised to kill the Medicaid expansion in that state, which will take health coverage away from a lot of people. * [What Turkey's election surprise says about the troubled country](http://fortune.com/2015/11/02/turkey-election-akp/) -- A decent overview of the recent election results in Turkey and their possible consequences.
* [Test finds college graduates lack skills for white-collar jobs](http://www.wsj.com/articles/test-finds-many-students-ill-prepared-to-enter-work-force-1421432744) -- Unsurprisingly, if you treat college as nothing but an opportunity for job training, you'll end up with graduates who can't meet the actual challenges of complex jobs. * [Germans race to capture the Iranian market](http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/german-businessmen-travel-to-iran-before-sanctions-disappear-a-1059840.html) -- Somebody has to! American antipathy toward Iran is one of our most senseless tendencies.
* [Is this crazy anti-feminist rumor the Platonic ideal of the Men's-Rights Internet?](http://nymag.com/following/2015/11/this-the-perfect-insane-anti-feminist-rumor.html) -- I had no idea Eric Raymond was so off his rocker. Easily one of the strangest stories I've read in a while. * [White people whitesplain whitesplaining](https://www.facebook.com/MTV/videos/10153348188371701/) -- An amusing video/PSA from MTV. (I know, right? MTV??) * [3 depressing findings from a huge new study of the gender pay gap](http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2015/11/05/3719539/gender-wage-gap-payscale) -- Turns out, even when adjusted for all kinds of factors, there is _still_ a significant pay gap for women. As much as some may try to deny its existence, women are paid less for the same work. * [Ben Carson proposes transgender bathrooms](http://fusion.net/story/227849/ben-carson-transgender-bathrooms-jorge-ramos/) -- It's ironic for a black man to promote "separate but equal," isn't it? * [The Lost Cause](https://intersubjectivities.wordpress.com/2015/11/04/the-lost-cause/) -- A discussion of the great cultural divide in the US that threatens to crush social progress for decades to come. (Disclosure: I'm dating the author.) * [Ariana Grande takes down 2 radio DJs who ask her stupid, sexist questions](http://www.vox.com/2015/11/3/9663616/ariana-grande-sexist-radio-DJ-smackdown) -- Good for her.
* [Here's why coding is much more creative than you think](http://mic.com/articles/126850/here-s-why-coding-is-much-more-creative-than-you-think#.g7zeMQljr) -- An article about Processing, a graphics-oriented language that anyone can use. * [Easily add visuals to your Ableton sets with GlitchGif from Utami](http://www.afrodjmac.com/blog/2015/9/30/easily-add-visuals-to-your-ableton-sets-with-glitchgif-from-utami) -- Cool tools for making weird visuals with your Ableton music productions. * [How to build a portable hacking station with Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux](http://lifehacker.com/how-to-build-a-portable-hacking-station-with-a-raspberr-1739297918) -- For educational purposes only!
* [Look inside new Liverpool secret bar - accessed through a red telephone box](http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/look-inside-new-liverpool-secret-10400596) -- Probably not the kind of place I'd ever go to, but an amusing idea.
* [I lived through the Sikh riots--and 30 years later, I'm not ready to forgive or forget](http://qz.com/289671/i-lived-through-the-sikh-riots-and-30-years-later-im-not-ready-to-forgive-or-forget/) -- A firsthand account of living through a painful episode in India's history.
* [Critical thinking in everyday life: 9 strategies](http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/critical-thinking-in-everyday-life-9-strategies/512) -- Sound advice.
* [My dream husband had just one fault: a secret family](http://nypost.com/2015/11/06/gi-schmo-marries-korean-girl-leaves-her-debt-ridden-to-return-to-wife-in-america-suit/) -- Bizarre story, and rather infuriating that the jerk in all this has faced almost no consequences for it, while having ruined the life of his victim. * [Tensions rise of saltwater intrusion into BR aquifers](http://theadvocate.com/home/9057272-125/frustration-mounting-over-saltwater-intrusion) -- Louisiana is facing some serious water quality problems due to encroaching sea water, and the government is all but powerless to stop it. * [Guy who took in 24 refugees posts viral message about his disappointing experience](http://www.someecards.com/news/so-that-happened/german-man-syrian-refugees-viral-message/) -- He didn't get stabbed or robbed or _anything._ * [Quentin Tarantino releases statement on growing police boycotts](http://www.avclub.com/article/quentin-tarantino-releases-statement-growing-polic-227902) -- Is there any group more childish than cops? Can't take even a tiny bit of criticism.