Links for 18 May

The backend of Spring has hit a number of places and industries differently. Where some areas are getting so much rain that what looked refreshing is now flooding, other places are finding themselves parched, looking fot a relief. What does that have to do with the links for the week? Maybe nothing. Then again, the amount of water one needs to make it to the next season does depend on where you are in this one.

And one from us: