Via the Funny subreddit.
Via the Eyebleach subreddit (lots of soothing pix there).
This was the cryptic in this month's issue of Harper's. Each of the numbered clues contains two cryptic clues, with no indication of where one ends and the other starts, and with no guidance as to whether the answer goes on the right or left side of the grid.
YouTube link. Yesterday evening I watched the first episode of Blue Planet II. You read about nature and watch movies and videos for a lifetime and think you've seen it all, and then...
source: an old file folder in my desk, with clippings from 30 years ago.
A "pole of inaccessibility" is a location that is most remote from access points. For continents those poles are at the furthest point from any ocean or sea. The map above shows the location for North America.
Via the DesignPorn subreddit.
Via the Funny subreddit.
YouTube link. The top one features Candide Thovex. Candide Thovex (born 22 May 1982) is a French professional skier, filmmaker and entrepreneur.
"A state district judge in Comal County said God told him to intervene in jury deliberations to sway jurors to return a not guilty verdict in the trial of a Buda woman accused of trafficking a teen girl for sex.
It's a Bugatti. "The Type 57SC Atlantic... 1 of 4 produced and 1 of 3 still known to exist." Belongs to Ralph Lauren. Valued at $40 million. Via the CarPorn subreddit.
It's in John 21:3: - "Simon Peter said to them, "I'm going fishing." They told him, "We are also coming with you." They went out, and entered into the boat.
Photo credit Adrian Pingstone. (Belongs to a Rhinoceros iguana): Via Reddit.
YouTube link. Brief backstory: In a playoff game to determine which team will continue on to the conference championship game, Minnesota led New Orleans 17-0 at halftime, then fell behind 21-20. The lead changed hands twice more. With only 10 seconds left in the game Minnesota trailed 24-23 and were on their own 39-yard-line.
Via the Well That Sucks subreddit.
... your priorities change. The graph shows viewership at Pornhub at the time of the (false) nuclear bomb warning. Via Boing Boing.
(For a background on this type of linkdump, see my introductory paragraphs on Trump clump #1 back in August. Trump clump #2 was in November. Here's what I've bookmarked since then.) As of November: "Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Secret Service reportedly spent $7,470 on golf cart rentals for its agents and the president while at Trump's private Florida club, Mar-a-Lago, according to federal purchase orders reviewed by USA Today.