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Friday Stuff

How to Make an LotR Sword.

Anatomical drawings of Godzilla and his friends.

Nasal Spray for Better Memory.

Motivational Posters: Winston Churchill Edition.

NASA moon bombing violates space law & may cause conflict with lunar ET/UFO civilizations. Probably violates the prime directive, too.

Las Vegas: Vintage Treasures and Modern Marvels.

Marry an educated woman if you want to live longer.

Contraceptive pill has made women less attracted to masculine men.

A unified theory of Superman’s powers.

Does Knuckle Cracking Lead to Arthritis of the Fingers?  Researcher cracked the knuckles of his left hand — but never his right hand — every day for more than 60 years.

Giant marionettes.

Most babies born this century will live to 100.

Rube Goldberg breakfast machine.

10 Reasons Not to Bring Someone Back from the Dead, 15 of the Most Iconic Newspaper Headlines Ever Printed, and Top 10 Twilight Zone Episodes. Discuss amongst yourselves.

Schrödinger’s virus.

Incredible Astronomical Clocks.

Would-Be Burglars Foiled By Billiard Balls. Related, sort of, with bonus misplaced prepositional phrase: Grandmother Fights Bear With Pillow.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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Film & TV

The Dan Crenshaw Moment

Given the spirit of our times, things could have gone so differently. On November 3, when Saturday Night Live comic Pete Davidson mocked Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw’s eye patch, saying he looked like a “hit man in a porno movie” — then adding, “I know he lost his eye in war or whatever” — it was a ... Read More
Elections

Fire Brenda Snipes

Brenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections in Florida’s Broward County, does not deserve to be within a thousand miles of any election office anywhere in these United States. She should be fired at the earliest possible opportunity. Snipes has held her position since 2003, in which year her predecessor, ... Read More
World

How Immigration Changes Britain

Almost nothing is discussed as badly in America or Europe as the subject of immigration. And one reason is that it remains almost impossible to have any sensible or rational public discussion of its consequences. Or rather it is eminently possible to have a discussion about the upsides (“diversity,” talent, ... Read More
PC Culture

The Lonely Mob

Just before the election, an Andrew Gillum intern named Shelby Shoup was arrested and charged with battery after assaulting some college Republicans on the campus of Florida State University. It was rather less exciting than that sounds: She went on a rant about “Nazis” and “fascism” — Gillum’s ... Read More
Elections

Sorry, Brian Kemp Still Won

Here was the state of play as of yesterday per the Kemp campaign’s breakdown of publicly available information: As of Saturday, November 10, 2018 (12:00 p.m.) *Information below is public.  Total votes reported: 3,924,658 Kemp: 1,975,162 (50.33%) Abrams: 1,912,383 (48.73%) Metz: ... Read More