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Weekend link dump for November 6

“More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor. Now researchers have checked up on how the babies are doing as teenagers. The preliminary verdict: The kids are all right.”

I Waited 96 Years: Women who were born before women had the right to vote and are happily casting their vote for the first woman President.

“A rusty-brown rock found on a beach by a fossil hunter might contain a bit of preserved dinosaur brain.”

You will be able to get your Sherlock on this coming New Year’s Day.

“Could a population of Frankenstein’s monsters have driven humans to extinction?”

The case for firing James Comey.

George Romero does not like The Walking Dead.

Hollywood, or at least a bunch of TV show casts, is really all in for Hillary and against Trump.44″

Here Are All the Insane Things You’ve Probably Forgotten About Trump’s Campaign.

“So these are emails that may or may not be from Hillary that may or may not have been duplicates, may or may not have been classified and may or may not have been related to any other wrongdoing. But they’re on the same computer as Anthony Weiner’s dick picks.”

“For the first time ever, struggling Thanksgiving hosts can contact Butterball’s iconic help line via text with questions about preparing turkey.”

“But instead of trying to get FBI Agents to follow DOJ guidelines, Comey instead decided to violate them himself.”

“A lot of the poll swings we see in presidential campaigns are probably illusions, demonstrating only changes in the willingness to be polled, not changes in voting intention. If this gets confirmed, it represents a genuine sea change in how we interpret polls.”

There’s a trademark dispute over “Nasty Woman”. Because OF COURSE there is.

“The rules in politics haven’t changed that much in recent years. What has changed is adherence to norms, in an increasingly destructive way.”

“I am the 15-year-old (now 16) who was the victim of Anthony Weiner. I now add [FBI Director James Comey] to the list of people who have victimized me. I told my story originally to protect other young girls that might be a victim of online predators.”

“We should not have a woman as president because women are pure and virtuous and angelic. We should have a woman as president because women are people who make up more than half of the US population, and because women deserve to see themselves represented in our representative government.”

“Everything we’ve seen over the past several months points to the fact that Clinton is at her strongest when she’s disintermediated, while Trump unvarnished is a walking murder-suicide. By leaving this contrast unstated, and saying nothing at all about its implications for the presidency, the media is failing those Americans who have a choice to make by November 8.”

“Network newscasts have, remarkably, dedicated more airtime to coverage of Clinton’s emails than to all policy issues combined.”

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