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Friday Stuff

From Debby:

Per a UK court, Pringles are not potato chips.   Today only, all Chick-fil-A chain restaurants will give a free meal to anybody who shows up dressed as a cow.   Sniffer dogs to wear ‘Muslim’ bootees.   Killer robots can change their shape to squeeze under doors and through cracks in walls to track their prey.   Beijing wants dogs off menu during Olympics.   The End: the best movie endings ever, from E.T. to Casablanca.   Update on the microwave ray gun able to beam sounds directly into people’s heads.   AN elderly Indonesian woman famed nationwide for supernatural skills in lengthening penises has died.   Germany plans to give vote to babies.   Whales & dolphins contradict long-held engineering theories.   Settling the over/under toilet paper debate.   Cow farts collected in plastic tank for global warming study.   Water Discovered for First Time in Ancient Moon Samples.   Woman Shoots Herself While Trying to Kill Mice.   Machine Gun That Fits in Your Pocket.   Earrings made from dead cicadas.   There’s a new chess boxing champion.  (A match consists of up to 11 alternating rounds of boxing and chess).   Art Garfunkel has a list of every book he’s read since 1968.   For every 10 percent rise in gas prices, [traffic] fatalities are reduced by 2.3 percent.   Octopuses given Rubik’s Cubes to find out if they have a favorite tentacle.   Grown-Up Child Stars. 

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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