Monday Morning Link Roundup

Here’s a few of the links I found interesting this weekend —

FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000

“Of 28 examiners with the FBI Laboratory’s microscopic hair comparison unit, 26 overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, according to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Innocence Project, which are assisting the government with the country’s largest post-conviction review of questioned forensic evidence.”

Members of Gamergate Planned to “Infiltrate” Calgary Expo to Actively Disrupt Panels, Calgary Expo Has Evicted Them

“A Gamergate affiliated group known as Honey Badger Radio procured a booth for Calgary Expo through a crowdfundng campaign specifically geared toward gaining attendance under false pretenses. … Yes, Calgary Expo kicked them out this afternoon.”

<a href="http://www.spike.com/episodes/074n7c/lip-sync-battle-anna-kendrick-vs-john-krasinski-season-1-ep-1069 Anna Kendrick vs John Krasinski Lip Sync Battle! (A 22-minute video of the episode. I skipped all the intros and just watched the musical numbers. Glorious.)

Breathing poison in the world’s most polluted city

“Like the rest of the world, those of us in Delhi believed for years that Beijing was the world’s most polluted city.
But last May, the World Health Organization announced that our own air is nearly twice as toxic.”

15 Exciting Adventure Games To Keep On Your Radar

“Many fantastic adventure games were announced at GDC and PAX East earlier this year, joining several other promising projects on the horizon. If you enjoy story-focused experiences that emphasize puzzles and atmosphere over action, check out these top upcoming adventure games.”

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