Thursday Links

by Debby Witt

The strange world of bug sex, in pictures. And in the “animals are just like humans” category, elephants console one another with genital touching and sympathetic noises.

The Viking Apocalypse is coming: A Norse myth predicts world will end this Saturday. Remember to pillage before you burn.​

Very strange high-speed photos of faces made during Olympic figure skating.

Top ten coolest guns in sci-fi.

Scientific article du jour: How much training does it actually take to beat the Karate Kid?

Has humanity produced enough paint to cover the entire land area of the Earth?

ICYMI, Tuesday’s links, including things superheroes do that’d be creepy if you did them and a manliness test, are here.

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