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Thursday links

Since they have to come to the surface regularly for oxygen, how do dolphins sleep without drowning?

It’s V.E. Day: 69 years ago today, World War 2 ended in Europe.

You Had Me At Hello: The Science Behind First Impressions

Actual Reviews from Amazon Reenacted by Rhett & Link.

China Commands an Army of Trained Monkeys.

The Invention of the Chilean Sea Bass.

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, and include the implications for Godzilla’s ever-increasing size on sexual selection and urine production, a VW Beetle made from wood, and the health benefits of transfusions of young blood.

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Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.” Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He ... Read More

McCain at Annapolis

President Trump has been doing a lot of tweeting today -- against TV programs, companies, and other things that have incurred his displeasure. These tweets make for interesting reading. One of them is this: So it was indeed (just proven in court papers) “last in his class” (Annapolis) John McCain that sent ... Read More