Thursday, August 6, 2015

Link roundup

1. Rereading Stephen King, a series by James Smythe.

2. "A group of armed bounty hunters surrounded the home of Phoenix's police chief Tuesday night, and one of them was arrested after a flawed search for a fugitive ended in a confrontation with the city's top cop, police said."

3. Pirates:

Indonesia suffered 54 attacks, the highest tally since 2003, continuing a trend that has seen acts of piracy more than triple since 2010.
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However, not a single incident of piracy was reported off the coast of Somalia, or in the Gulf of Aden, Red Sea or Arabian Sea, waters plagued by Somalian pirates in previous years.
4. "The truth is that mental illness (in my case: panic disorder with general anxiety and underlying depression) does get better. It gets better, then it gets worse, then better, then worse—at least in my experience."

5. The Deep Ones.