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Friday Links

It’s that time of year again: beer and wine pairings for all those Girl Scout cookies you’re buying.

Laika and her comrades: The Soviet space dogs who took giant leaps for mankind.

One hundred years of National Geographic maps: the art and science of where.

Happy World Nutella Day! Here’s a canonical list of Nutella recipes.

Why Google Maps tells Americans they’re in Tulsa, Okla.

A roundup of links of animals getting drunk or high.

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, and include lots of Groundhog Day stuff, the history of snow removal, a map of every goat in the U.S., a tour of a 1964 fallout-shelter home, and the problems involved with having real superpowers.

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Grassley’s Kangaroo Court

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