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New Year’s links

From 1862: How to Tell Your Fortune for the New Year.

List of lists: the lists of top 2016 science stories from 24 different sources.

Dave Barry’s 2016 Year In Review. Previous such columns are available here.

How (Not) to Celebrate the New Year: Advice from 700 AD (or thereabouts).

Strange New Year traditions around the world.

Some links to avoid becoming philogrobolized:

Your Complete Guide to the Science of Hangovers.

Infographic on the Anatomy of a Hangover.

Hangover Cures From Famous Heavy Drinkers.

5 Really Strange Ways to Cure a Hangover.

Scientists Find a Way to Cut Wine Hangovers.

Dark Liquor Makes For Worse Hangovers.

How to Cure a Hangover.

The amino acids and minerals found in asparagus extract may alleviate alcohol hangover and protect liver cells against toxins.

My favorite New Year’s resolution story.

Why We Sing Auld Lang Syne on New Year’s Eve, and here’s Mark Steyn singing and explaining What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Eat your heart out, New York: Boise, Idaho drops a giant potato downtown on New Year’s Eve.

ICYMI, most recent links are here.