Happy October! Don't forget to pay your rent! (The first being on a Sunday always messes me up.)
Catalonia's referendum is today and it looks like things are... not great. Here's the Guardian's liveblog.
Will Ireland finally legalize abortion? Polls paint a complicated picture.
The Misunderstood Roots of Burma's Rohingya Crisis
Uh, sure! California Seeks Moving Up 2020 Presidential Primary To Get More Sway
How Susan Collins Helped Save Obamacare
Aw: Obama Says Leaving Malia at College Was ‘Like Open-Heart Surgery’
I watched this yesterday and AGREE COMPLETELY, but this review is a masterpiece and worth reading: Marvel's Inhumans is jaw-droppingly awful television. Even worse, it’s boring.
IS IT? Carbon found in 3.95bn-year-old rocks is remnant of ancient life – researchers
X-rays of rare Degas sculptures reveal artist's secrets
Heh: Marcel Proust paid for reviews praising his work to go into newspapers