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Friday links

Happy Cinco de Mayo. And here’s an illustrated history of Tex-Mex food.

Europe’s Bog Bodies Are Starting to Reveal Their Secrets.

Nazi Board Games of World War II.

Gorgeous X-Ray Photographs of Plants and Animals.

McDonald’s introduces fry-fork utensil with new sandwiches

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: The story of Baseball’s National Anthem.

ICYMI, Thursday’s links are here, and include International Respect for Chickens Day and Star Wars Day, how to develop Jason Bourne-level situational awareness, the legend of Ludgar the War Wolf, King of the Trebuchets. and a 16th century warning about herb-induced brain scorpions: Take heede therefore ye smellers of Basil.