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Debby’s Odd Links


Friday links from Debby:

Beer Fridge Cannon Controlled by iPhone.

Ten Unforgettable Stories History Forgot.

Why Can’t We Walk Straight?

Scientists engineer flu-stopping superchicken.

Mosquitofish perform just as well as college students on a basic numbers test.

Man bites patrol car. Sort of related: Fox shoots hunter.

Movie Title of the year (so far): “Codependent Lesbian Alien Seeks Same

The Definitive Classification System for T-Shirts.

Gallery: Vintage New York City.

Paula Deen recipe of the week — read the reviews.

A history of blatant product placement in movies.

The evolution of Batmobiles from 1948 to 2010.

Drunk scientists pour wine on superconductors and make an incredible discovery.

Woman recreates “Last Supper” with dryer lint.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, will be released on April 24.

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