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Friday links

For Father’s Day, a selection of parenting advice from Homer Simpson: “Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.” Related: one of my favorite Father’s Day stories (NSFW- language).

Photo gallery: Awkwardly Sitting Dogs.

The 11 Oldest Amusement Parks In The U.S.

June 18 is the anniversary of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo: history, quotes and video (including a Lego re-enactment).

10 James Bond-Like Surveillance Gadgets that Actually Exist.

A 1942 Guide to Spaghetti-Eating Etiquette.

ICYMI, Wednesday’s links are here, and include the anniversary of the Magna Carta, poisoned underwear, the weird history of Tetris, and an analysis of which species would become dominant if humans die off.

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