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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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World

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