A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

FiveThirtyEight.com: How Hatred Came To Dominate American Politics

Outside Magazine: These Bears Have a Job, and It’s Destroying Coolers

Popular Mechanics: How the Late Rock God Eddie Van Halen Hacked His Guitar

The Guardian: Kevin Bacon: ‘I couldn’t care less about being heroic or handsome’