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Friday links

John Oliver’s video report on the Salmon Cannon is the best thing you’ll see all week.

Plato, Sartre, Derrida & Other Thinkers Explained With Vintage Video Games.

How to make diamonds out of peanut butter. In related science, The Effects of Peanut Butter on the Rotation of the Earth.

World’s Foremost Bedpan Collector.

British border control vs the plague in 1663 may have lessons for ebola. Related, not sure how it works on ebola, but crystal meth may cure your flu (with bonus additional questionable medical advice). 

This Self-Stabilizing Boat’s Deck Is Always Flat, Even in Rough Waters.

ICYMIThursday’s links are here, and include the Bad Sex in Fiction award finalists, weird haircuts, fake ads from movies, and the gene that turned wild cats into house cats.


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