Linkfest 2017-07-22

The myth of drug expiration dates

This article strikes me as rather unfair, since both the FDA and pharmaceutical manufacturers get blamed for expiration dates, but the requirement to throw away drugs after their expiration date comes from legislative bodies and the Joint Commission that provides accreditation to hospitals.

In Switzerland, You Can Be Denied Citizenship for Being Too Annoying

And rightly so, in this case.

Neill Blomkamp, the expatriate South African director of immigration allegories District 9 and Elysium, has a series of short movies on Youtube and Steam. Viewer beware, but these are pretty awesome!

And here is the trailer for Spielberg's adaption of Ernest Cline's book Ready Player One.