Friday Links

by Debby Witt

Happy Birthday, Dorothy Parker, born on this date in 1893: quotes, poems, bio, and the weird journey of her ashes.

Twenty-five perfectly timed dog pictures.

George Orwell reviews Mein Kampf (1940) and “bag of wind” Jean-Paul Sartre’s Portrait of the Antisemite (1948) (“books on antisemitism tend to be mere exercises in casting motes out of other people’s eyes . . .”).

Video: compilation of all of the Quentin Tarantino movie deaths, set to music.

Stanford University biologist explains the science behind Captain America and the Hulk’s amazing superpowers.

Fourteen things you don’t know about Back to the Future.

ICYMIThursday’s links are here, and include the invention of the chicken nugget, what airlines owe you when you’re stranded, disappearing smells, and a squirrel-launching compilation.