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Advice from c. 1200 on surviving the winter, the anniversary of Australia’s Great Emu War, and more
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Advice from c. 1200: How to Survive the Winter. Don’t forget to lay off the purging and blood-letting, and keep your hands and feet covered in wolf grease. On December 10, ...
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Miscellaneous Thanksgiving stuff: Mark Twain, science, WKRP turkey drop episode, the best turkey fryer PSA ever, and more.
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A few ruminations on growing old, how female turkeys choose mates, the history of Ken Doll’s crotch, how elephant poop becomes fancy paper in Sri Lanka, and more
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Fashion Ads from The 1970s. Warning: Once you see these, they can’t be unseen. When Halloween Was All Tricks and No Treats. When George Soros Broke the British Pound. Three major battles took ...
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October 17, 1814: the London Beer Flood killed eight people. From 1865: Mark Twain's proposal for climate control. Inside Notre Dame: a blow-by-blow account of the restoration process. Here, on one sheet of paper, ...