Dangerous Finds: Nazis speed freaks; Computer predicts your chances of dying; Robots take your job
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Dangerous Finds: Nazis speed freaks; Computer predicts your chances of dying; Robots take your job

Slipping far back in polls, can Jeb Bush bounce back in the next debate? I don’t see how. He came off last time like the fat kid to Trump’s schoolyard bully. Let’s just say expectations for Jeb are low. As in low energy. Jeb sucks. (Washington Post)

Narco Nazis: New Book Sheds New Light on Hitler’s Drug Use, ‘Amphetamine Blitzes’: Der Fuerhrer had his own personal Dr. Feelgood shooting him up with prescription speed, and Nazi soldiers. gobbled down amphetamines by the millions. Speed and the secret pharmacological history of Nazi Germany. (AlterNet)

DEVO’s Jerry Casale Throws 9/11-Themed Wedding Party: DEVO co-founder and his bride had a wedding cake modeled after the World Trade Center, with their images on top of each tower. Guests got real box cutters as party favors. Too soon? (TMZ)

No snow: Californian water source at 500-year low: Measured on April 1, the natural, frozen reservoir was barely five percent of the 1950-2000 average, threatening tens of millions of Californians and the state’s $50-billion agriculture sector with chronic water shortages. (Yahoo!)

Bernie Sanders Challenges Liberty University Students To See Inequality As A Moral Issue: Sanders began his speech by immediately acknowledging that he believes in marriage equality and in a woman’s right “to control her own body.” But he went on to argue that on issues like income inequality, childhood poverty, youth unemployment and access to health care, he and religious conservatives should be able to find some common ground. (Huffington Post)

Must Read: What Do You Say to a Roanoke Truther?: Trolls told Chris Hurst that his grief over losing his girlfriend in the Roanoke murders was a lie. But I’ve known him for years. Maybe, I thought, I could get them to listen. “But what if you’re wrong?” (The Daily Beast)

Computer predicts your chances of dying: ER computer assesses whether or not you’ve got a prayer before the doctor even gets to you. (BBC)

What are the REAL risks of Bioweapons research? The Pentagon accidentally mailing plague and anthrax, it turns out. (Popular Science)

Republicans are becoming the party of climate supervillains: They’ve moved beyond pure domestic policy obstruction to sabotaging international negotiations. (The Guardian)

Woman whose husband died of a heroin overdose smiles for a photo by his casket with their two young children ‘to show the reality of addiction’: Mike Settles, 26, died of a heroin overdose in Cincinnati, Ohio, September 2 (Daily Mail)

Robots are going to steal the jobs of chefs, salespeople and models, researchers say as they unveil full list of likely robot professions: 35% of all jobs eliminated within twenty years according to the authors of “The Future of Employment.” (The Independent)

Missouri mom charged after two kids found living in a cave: A 24-year-old mother is in custody Saturday after her two young children were found barefoot, dirty and living in a wooden shipping crate in an underground cave on the eastern edge of Kansas City, Missouri. (Associated Press)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds perform a simply staggering “Stagger Lee” live at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles:

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