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Monday links

“Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.” It’s the birthday of H.L. Mencken, noted curmudgeon, satirist, and political and cultural critic.

If You Own Land, How Far Above and Below Do You Own?

Fall Foliage Prediction Map.

One minute science video lesson of the day: How A Bean Becomes A Fart.

Here’s How Many Apple Cores It Would Take to Poison You.

The Political Power of Marie Antoinette’s Hair.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include back to school fashion circa 1939, a gallery of unusual cloud formations, Heineken’s abandoned plan to build houses out of beer bottles (plus more bottle houses and a DIY bottle brick tutorial), and everything you wanted to know about eyebrow interpretation from the 16th century.


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