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Monday Links

Happy Feast of the Ass.

Like a moth to the flame: Why moths are attracted to light.

They wouldn’t need any tricks in the D.C. area right now — The Crazy Tricks Early Filmmakers Used To Fake Snow.

Advice from 1595 — How to Slim Down in Fourteen Days. There’s lots of garlic bread and fennel tea involved.

The Embroidered Computer.

Listen to the first-ever sounds of the Martian wind.

ICYMI, most recent links are here, and are all New Year-related.

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‘We Can’t Afford It’

Leon Trotsky — n.b., Millennials: He was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before she was — understood the power of single-payer systems: “The old principle: who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced with a new one: who does not obey shall not eat.” The socialist powers of Trotsky’s time made good on ... Read More