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T'was the eighteenth of April in seventy-five: The midnight ride of William Dawes and Samuel Prescott (and Paul Revere) Coverage of the annual Sasquatch Calling Festival. Behind the Scenes Photos of Live-Action ...
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Tuesday links

On April 9, the American Civil War ended with Robert E. Lee's surrender to Ulysses Grant: The Gentleman's Agreement That Ended the Civil War. We missed Dog Farting Awareness Day yesterday, but this Scientific ...
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Monday Links

Roundup of April Fool's Day links. Blood Transfusion History. Do these people not watch movies? Scientists Are Teaching AI-Powered Robots to Reproduce, Evolve. The etymologies of all 50 state’s names. Drunken online shopping is ...
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March 22nd is William Shatner's birthday: Here he is in 1978 “singing” Rocket Man, plus a Star Trek/Monty Python mashup. Related: a 1968 memo to Gene Roddenberry re Shatner's disappearing ...
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Beware -- It's the Ides of March. Related: when Julius Caesar was kidnapped by pirates, he insisted on a higher ransom. Couple has eaten at the same restaurant six nights a week for 15 ...
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Links to everything from Daylight Saving Time and Washington, D.C. history to Chuck Norris' upcoming birthday.