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Thursday Links

U.S. military expert unveils a strategy for deploying Godzilla in war. Also, a new Godzilla trailer plus a new “making of” feature.

Science! What the shape of your nose says about your quality as a mate.

When people thought lambs grew right out of the ground. Also on the subject of farm animals: These backpacks for cows collect their fart gas and store it for energy.

Interactive Game of Thrones map with spoiler control.

Six complicated Concepts explained using kitchen items.

The bookplates of 31 famous men.

ICYMI, Tuesday’s links are here, including crows building nests from coat hangers, drawings of insects from post-fallout Chernobyl, and deer on the Czech/German border who still avoid the Iron Curtain.

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