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Friday Links

Fans of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Don’t panic — May 25th is Towel Day!

Napoleon’s Looted Art: He and his troops pillaged art on a vast scale. What did they take and what happened to it?

Why do some countries drive on the left and others on the right?

The Tactical Order of Dressing: An Illustrated Guide (as taught to military and emergency personnel). Related: Because it’s important to always be battle-ready: How to Poop Like a Samurai.

The pistachios that need police protection.

You Can Now Legally Compost Dead Family In Washington State.

ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include turning everyday items into improvised weapons, treating depression by smoking psychedelic toad milk, and why car keys stopped working in one small Ohio town.

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Politics & Policy

FBI Lovebirds Is D.C. Satire at Its Best

What do you get when you take Dean Cain, an actor famous for playing Superman on TV, and Kristy Swanson, the actress who was the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and give them the chance to play a couple of adulterous, wildly partisan FBI agents working at the highest levels of the Mueller Russiagate ... Read More
Film & TV

In Toy Story 4, the Franchise Shows Its Age

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