Russia probe: Trump’s tweets could be evidence against him, legal experts say (USA Today)

USA Today: Russia probe: Trump’s tweets could be evidence against him, legal experts say. “President Trump’s Twitter habit may become a legal liability for him, as his latest tweets about the Russia investigation could help build a potential case against him for obstruction of justice or witness intimidation, legal experts say.”

ProPublica: Here Are the White House Visitor Records the Trump Administration Didn’t Want You to See

ProPublica: Here Are the White House Visitor Records the Trump Administration Didn’t Want You to See. “The Trump White House tried to block public access to visitor logs of five federal offices working directly for the president even though they were subject to public disclosure through the Freedom of Information Act. Property of the People, a Washington-based transparency group, successfully sued the administration to release the data and provided the documents to ProPublica. You can search them below.”

The Register: Sci-Hub domains inactive following court order

The Register: Sci-Hub domains inactive following court order. “Several domains of the controversial academic paper filesharing site Sci-Hub have been made inactive following a court order earlier this month. According to Whois records, sci-hub.io, sci-hub.ac and sci-hub.cc have their domain set to ‘serverHold’, an ICANN code meaning the ‘domain is not activated in the DNS’. Records for sci-hub.io and sci-hub.ac were last updated November 17 and sci-hub.cc on November 21.”

Penn News: What Can Twitter Reveal About People With ADHD?

Penn News: What Can Twitter Reveal About People With ADHD? Penn Researchers Provide Answers. “What can Twitter reveal about people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD? Quite a bit about what life is like for someone with the condition, according to findings published by University of Pennsylvania researchers Sharath Chandra Guntuku and Lyle Ungar in the Journal of Attention Disorders. Twitter data might also provide clues to help facilitate more effective treatments.”

Yahoo Finance: How this Google Glass app is helping give sight to my blind aunt

Yahoo Finance: How this Google Glass app is helping give sight to my blind aunt. “Wendy Poth, my aunt, lost her sight when she was 7. She’s now completely blind, so she doesn’t see shadows, faces or even the darkness when she closes her eyes. Wendy, who’s now in her 60s, has lived an independent life as a therapist and trained social worker. These days, she’s a die-hard technology enthusiast and is rarely seen at home without her Apple Watch Series 3, Amazon Echo and iPhone, which she uses to get news updates, call friends and track her daily activity. So I wasn’t surprised to learn that Wendy signed up to be among the first to try out a new product for the blind and partially sighted called Aira.”

Libraries and Archives Canada Puts Up Snowshoe Image Collection on Flickr

Now this is what I call a specific collection. Libraries and Archives Canada has put up a collection of snowshoe images on Flickr. That’s photos, paintings, etc. It’s less than 100 pictures but how many images of snowshoes do YOU have? From the blog post: “Traditional snowshoes are made with wooden frames and leather strips for webbing and boot bindings. Modern equivalents use metal or synthetic materials, but follow similar design characteristics to their predecessors. Early snowshoe design in North America spans the continent where regular snowfall occurs. The shapes and sizes vary dependent on the location. Snowshoes are available in round, triangular, and oval shapes, or can be very long. Each design addresses different types of snow, whether powdery, wet or icy. First Nations and Inuit communities are known for their design and use of snowshoes.”

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Acquires Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Codex

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Acquires Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Codex. “The Library of Congress has acquired the Codex Quetzalecatzin, one of the very few Mesoamerican manuscripts to survive from the 16th century. After being in private collections for more than 100 years, the codex has been digitally preserved and made available online for the first time to the general public…”