Link round-up Tuesday, 07 October 2014 13:16:44 CDT David-Braverman Geography, Politics, Work, Weather (0) While I'm up to my eyeballs at work, I've got a backlog of articles to catch up on: Why 12-foot traffic lanes are bad, which people have known for decades but policymakers are just starting to notice. It's related to the fading distinction between city and suburb that Richard Florida notes this week. Loop invariants are a good thing. Not that many Daily Parker readers will care, but it's still interesting. Reviews for the Lyric Opera's production of Don Giovanni, have gushed. I'm excited to see it this weekend. Getting hit by lightning almost never kills people. It's still not a pleasant experience. Scott Guthrie has a rundown of new Azure features that matter to me. I live in a home where the buffalo roam for the first time in almost two centuries. "Baby Doc" Duvalier died over the weekend. Good riddance. Congress is proposing new rules to speed up boarding on Amtrak trains. Once I've got some free time (maybe this afternoon) I'll talk about yesterday's Supreme Court non-decision that changes civil rights in the U.S. forever.