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Weekend Reads 6/18/16

Greenland Hits Record 75°F, Sets Melt Record As Globe Aims At Hottest Year

Last Thursday, Greenland’s capital hit 75°F, which was hotter than New York City. This was the highest temperature ever recorded there in June — in a country covered with enough ice to raise sea levels more than 20 feet.

Megachurch Pastor Joel Hunter on Nightclub Shooting: 'I've Got to Go Back and Examine My Own Heart'

“There is no place for hatred and violence in any healthy religion or in any healthy society,” Hunter said at a news conference called by the Florida branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. The senior pastor of the 20,000-member, nondenominational Northland Church shared more in a phone interview about the intersection of LGBT discrimination and religion in light of the shooting.

World's oldest computer from 60BC predicted future, new study says

"We are not quite sure how to interpret this, to be fair, but it could hark back to suggestions that the colour of an eclipse was some sort of omen or signal. Certain colours might be better for what's coming than other colours," he told a presentation in Athens.

"If that is so, and we are interpreting that correctly, this is the first instance we have in the mechanism of any real mention of astrology rather than astronomy," he said.

Hackers invade Dems’ servers, steal entire Trump opposition file

CrowdStrike said analysts still aren't sure how the intruders gained access. A leading suspicion is that they targeted DNC employees with spearphishing e-mails that appeared to come from known and trusted people that contained malicious links or attachments.

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