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Thursday Links


Thermodynamics and chemistry: the Science of Barbecue.

Jetpack rental, hyperloop warning, please remove exoskeleton before entering: a Tumblr of signs from the near future.

Topiary of the week: elderly man spent ten years turning 150-foot-long hedge into giant dragon.

Video: Helicopter with giant drop-down chainsaw trimming trees away from power lines, with bonus gallery of huge helicopters.

The crab-castrating parasite that zombifies its prey.

Mozart’s much less family-friendly works (some NSFW language — apparently his sense of humor had a scatological component).

ICYMITuesday’s links are here, and include a spelling test, goat trauma awareness, a miraculous leg transplant from c. 1275, and the best pen brand for emergency airway puncture.