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Thursday Links

3.14: Happy Pi Day.

This Italian Farmer is Returning Chickens to the Wild.

Seven videos on making medieval manuscripts.

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879: here’s a short bio, video, and the strange post-mortem travels of his brain. Related: Einstein’s forgotten inventions.

To Conceive a Girl in Ancient Greece, Eat a Salad and Tie Your Right Testicle.

The Secrets of the World’s Greatest Art Thief.

ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include Daylight Saving Time history, Washington DC in the 1820s, Chuck Norris’ 79th birthday, and the island that was traded for Manhattan.

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Law & the Courts

The Real Reason for That Kavanaugh Smear

The New York Times on Saturday joined The New Yorker and many other media outlets in upending a dumpster full of garbage on its own reputation in an effort to smear Brett Kavanaugh. After more than a year of digging, the Democrats and their media allies still have no supported allegations of sexual misconduct by ... Read More
Politics & Policy

CNN: Everything but the News

For a while, we thought MSNBC had temporarily usurped CNN as the font of fake news — although both networks had tied for the most negative coverage (93 percent of all their news reports) of President Trump’s first 100 days in office. A cynic would argue that CNN had deliberately given Trump undue coverage ... Read More