The Corner

Monday Links

Australian Sex Survey asks about your gender – here are explanations of the 33 possibilities.

The Public Shaming of England’s First Umbrella User.

The Physics Of Stopping A Meteor With One Punch.

Here’s How You Can Lick Doberman’s Leg Sores (and other journalism bloopers).

The mystery of why you can’t remember being a baby.

On The Dark Web, Medical Records Are A Hot Commodity.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include cockroach milk as the superfood of the future, Milton Friedman’s birthday, a test from 1912 for eighth graders in Kentucky, and an answer to the age-old question, “What Is American Cheese, anyway?”.

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The Brexit Crisis

After what seem like years of a phony war, British and European Union negotiators finally agreed on the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU earlier this week, and Theresa May announced it in the House of Commons. The deal covers more than 500 pages of legal and bureaucratic prose, and few but the ... Read More
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Basta La Vista, Baby

Dear Reader (And especially Martha McSally’s dog), As I often note, I increasingly tend to see the political scene as a scripted reality show in which the writers don’t flesh out the dialogue so much as move characters into weird, wacky, confrontational, or embarrassing positions. It’s a lot like The ... Read More

Friends of Elmer

Do you know what scares an American outdoorsman more than a grizzly bear? Twitter. In the late summer and early autumn, the hunting world had its eyes on the courts: The Trump administration had issued new guidance that would permit the hunting of brown bears (popularly known as grizzly bears), including in ... Read More