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Friday links

Here’s What Happens When You Crash-Test a Shopping Cart at 73 MPH.

Italian teenagers to get €500 ‘culture bonus’ on their 18th birthday.

It’s his birthday this weekend: LBJ: The President Who Marked His Territory.

Harry Potter and the Hopefully Benign Colon Polyp, and more middle-aged Harry Potter books.

Panama Canal Timelapse from a Ship’s POV.

The History Of Mac And Cheese.

ICYMI, Wednesday’s links are here, and include a set of humongous tunnel boring machines, a supercut of improbable weapons, the U.S. Senate monorail under Washington D.C., and the anniversary of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii in A.D. 79.

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Film & TV

Larry David Goes MAGA

For a liberal Democrat, Larry David sometimes comes off as America’s reactionary id. Last night, on a superb tenth-season opener of Curb Your Enthusiasm, David made an extended joke about the (in)famous Make America Great Again cap. To a certain extent, I think the joke here is on Larry David. David’s ... Read More
Film & TV

Larry David Goes MAGA

For a liberal Democrat, Larry David sometimes comes off as America’s reactionary id. Last night, on a superb tenth-season opener of Curb Your Enthusiasm, David made an extended joke about the (in)famous Make America Great Again cap. To a certain extent, I think the joke here is on Larry David. David’s ... Read More
Health Care

‘Reconsidering Fetal Pain’

Two researchers with “divergent views regarding the morality of abortion” have published a paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics concluding that unborn human beings likely are able to feel pain at an earlier point than previous research has suggested. The authors state that they “came together to write ... Read More
Health Care

‘Reconsidering Fetal Pain’

Two researchers with “divergent views regarding the morality of abortion” have published a paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics concluding that unborn human beings likely are able to feel pain at an earlier point than previous research has suggested. The authors state that they “came together to write ... Read More