Links for August 4, 2016

WNBA Players Continue Protests Despite Fines, Stage Media Blackout

When media members entered the Liberty locker room, the team addressed reporters as a unit and informed them that they would not be answering any basketball questions, but would be happy to talk about the issues they’ve been protesting. Charles, Tanisha Wright, and Swin Cash spoke on behalf of the team, and presented a clear-eyed explanation of their actions.

WNBA Changes Mind, Decides Not To Penalize Players For Speaking Out Against Violence


Construction Worker Hides Waldo On Site Everyday For Kids In Hospital Next Door To Find

A thoughtful construction worker named Jason Haney thought it would be nice to do something to cheer up the children in the hospital next door. His idea was absolutely brilliant. Haney, with the help of his daughter, created an 8-foot-tall cut out of Where’s Waldo and hides it on the site every day for the kids in the Memorial Children’s Hospital in South Bend, Indiana to spot.


Hayward City Workers Accidentally Destroy Longtime Geo-Pilgrimage Site On Hayward Fault

A curb that sits directly atop one section of the Hayward Fault in the East Bay, well known to earthquake science nerds and the local geological community since the 1970’s but apparently not so well known to the Hayward City Council, was dug up recently, much to the dismay of all those who’d been photographing it over the years.