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March 10 is Chuck Norris‘ 78th birthday: His 5 most badass movies and a bunch of Norris “facts” plus a supercut of Norris’s best kicks. Related: U.K. scientists recreated Neanderthal man, who looks just like Chuck Norris.

Check out this Street-Legal Jet Powered Volkswagen Beetle.

How Knot Analysis Can Reveal the Perpetrator of a Crime.

Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend: Here’s some DST history (including Ben Franklin’s proposal), stories, and video. Related: How DST works and why these states want to ditch it.

The Unlikely Friendship between Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin.

The golden age of false rumps.

ICYMI, Tuesday’s links are here, and include a map of how butterflies are related to each other, a roundup of funny colonoscopy videos, when you grow up never realizing you’re on the run from the Mob, and, for Michelangelo’s birthday, his illustrated grocery list.

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Elections

Elizabeth Warren Is Jussie Smollett

Elizabeth Warren has a moving story about being fired from a teaching job because she was pregnant, a story that perfectly complements her political narrative that she is the tribune and champion of those who have been treated unfairly by the powerful. Joe Biden has a moving — and horrifying — story about his ... Read More
PC Culture

Defiant Dave Chappelle

When Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special Sticks & Stones came out in August, the overwhelming response from critics was that it was offensive, unacceptable garbage. Inkoo Kang of Slate declared that Chappelle’s “jokes make you wince.” Garrett Martin, in the online magazine Paste, maintained that the ... Read More
Culture

The Origins of the Transgender Movement

Editor’s Note: This article has been adapted from remarks delivered at a Heritage Foundation summit. I’ve been asked to talk about the origins of transgenderism and how it relates to children and their exploitation. But first, I would like to start with a little story. Yesterday I was wandering around ... Read More
Film & TV

Joker: An Honest Treatment of Madness

When I saw that the New York Times and The New Yorker had run columns berating the new Joker movie, criticizing it not simply on cinematic grounds but instead insisting that the film amounted to a clandestine defense of “whiteness” in an attempt to buttress the electoral aim of “Republicans” — this is a ... Read More