Happy Hour Links

Your Monday read: 4,000 words by the great Michael Weiss on the most elaborate and well-orchestrated KGB honeytrap ever.

How scientists are trying to harness the healing power of venom

Well, this seems like a bad sign…but also appropriate for these terrible times.

As Siberian permafrost thaws, old anthrax bacteria are coming to life, sickening people and killing thousands of reindeer.

There is a God and he loves us.

Yep: “The DNC reminded us just how badly the GOP blew it

Oh stop it. He’s an idiot, but no.

Ah, the joys of socialism

Is Hillary running as the conservative? If she’s smart, she’ll try.

Were there any other alleged conservatives that were angry besides the three random people on Twitter featured in this joke of an article or was that it?

What fresh hell is this

Trump’s Dump

Frank Freeman reviews a nuanced biography of Julia Ward Howe, author of the “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.”

Notorious Massachusetts museum heist to become Hollywood movie

The lessons of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s battle against Hitler

How Trump strengthens the forces of political correctness

That’s impossible. Obama made a deal. We’re pals now.

Well done, Governor Rauner. A step in the right direction.

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