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Monday links

You Can Now Have Your Tattoos Framed After You Die.

For my fellow grammar Nazis: Scenes From The Unproduced Screenplay: Strunk & White: Grammar Police.

Interactive chart showing how many years you probably have left to live.

The story behind Monty Python’s ‘Dead Parrot Sketch’, with bonus Maggie Thatcher.

I had to walk miles uphill (in both directions) in my bare feet in several feet of snow, but these kids have it worse: 25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World.

McDonald’s Straws Are Designed to Mimic the Experience of Breastfeeding.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include a lesson in correlation is not causation: charts of weird things that correlate with each other, the world’s oldest beer recipe (from Sumeria, 1800 B.C.), a chicken that lived for 18 months without a head, and supercuts of everyone killed by Superman and Batman.

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In Defense of the Iraq War

Today is the 16th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, and Twitter is alive with condemnations of the conflict -- countered by precious few defenses. Yet I believed the Iraq War was just and proper in 2003, and I still believe that today. When Donald Trump condemned the war during the 2015 primary campaign and ... Read More
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The Real Reasons American Evangelicals Support Israel

It never fails. Whenever a Republican president makes a controversial or contentious move to support Israel -- such as moving the American embassy to Jerusalem, or yesterday’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights -- you’ll see various “explainers” and other stories that purport ... Read More