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Friday links

Why does the date of Easter move around?

The Unauthorized Biography of the Easter Bunny.

Videos of violence against marshmallow peeps, including peeps vs. .50 Caliber Rifle Parts 1 and 2, plus Artworks Made From Peeps and instructions for making a peep chandelier

A Brief History of the Cadbury Egg

Disturbing photos of Easter Bunnies with kids.

Peeps on Television: 20 Shows Starring Marshmallow Peeps.

DIY jello shots made from decapitated chocolate Easter bunnies.

ICYMIWednesday’s links are here, and include the physics of Superman’s x-ray vision, movie scenes before and after special effects are added, the evolution of the Batmobile, a map of imperial Europe’s penal colonies, and, for Purim, the SNL skit where Gilda Radner explains that she saves up all of her orgasms for that holiday.

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