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Friday Links

How Merv Griffin Came Up With That Weird Question/Answer Format for Jeopardy!

Why the Military Can’t Quit Windows XP.

How Ketchup Revolutionized How Food Is Grown, Processed, and Regulated.

On June 10, 1964, Democrats Filibustered the Civil Rights Act.

Pit Liquor Is Born: “We Love Whiskey, Why Not Put It In Our Armpits?”

The Japanese Balloon Bombs of World War II.

ICYMI, Wednesday’s links are here, and include the Thai military response to garlic smuggling, D-Day links, neuroscience on the reasons why we can’t remember dreams, the origins of elevator music, and foolproof pick-up lines, per Chinese scientists (personal favorite: “Your smile is a naughty goblin.”).


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