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Friday Links

For Father’s Day, parenting advice from Homer Simpson: “Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.” And here’s a video supercut of the classic Star Wars line, “I am your father”, in 20 languages.

Father’s Day lessons from Walter White, Don Draper, and Tywin Lannister.

No sex jokes please, French government advises travelers to U.S.

Whatever is dreamed on this night, will come to pass; the summer solstice is on Sunday, June 21. Here’s the view from Stonehenge.

20 heroic librarians who save the world.

Gorgeous Victorian fairy-tale art.

ICYMIThursday’s links are here, and include the cost of building a Jurassic Park, Disney Princess softball team, the 200th anniversary of Waterloo (with a Lego re-enactment of the battle), and a gallery of lesser-known monsters.

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