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Monday Links

In honor of Robert Frost‘s birthday (“Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice…”), here’s How the World Will End, According to 1939.

Why we cross our fingers.

Sounds like a Hitchcock (or maybe SyFy) movie: 20,000 Bees Chased a Car for 24 Hours to Rescue Their Trapped Queen Bee.

How Cheese, Wheat, and Alcohol Shaped Human Evolution.

10 Dangerous Toys from Decades Past (and the Commercials That Sold Them)

You Can Now Buy Your Very Own F-4 Phantom Fighter Jet for a Total Steal.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include a comprehensive breakdown of how much a person will poo in their lifetime, why UPS trucks (mostly) don’t turn left, 17th century London weather, and how to make beer in space.


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