“They’re one of the few public spaces citizens feel emboldened to police themselves, and reprimand those who don’t follow an assumed set of etiquette. Americans spend an average of 17 hours a year parking, but rather than get used to it, drivers allow themselves to become entitled and aggressive — emotions that don’t bode well in communal spaces, but which Americans are very good at showing.” The Outline: Americans are pretty ugly when parking their cars. (Parking is one of the few sports I can still play without injuring myself…)

+ This Harper’s stat highlighted by John Gruber: “Amount the US pharmaceutical industry spent in 2016 on ads for prescription drugs: $6,400,000,000. Number of countries in which direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical ads are legal: 2.”

+ Thai PM uses cardboard cutout to avoid questions.