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Thursday Links

Thieving squirrel stymied by vaseline-covered pole, plus squirrel-launching compilation.

What do airlines owe you when you’re stranded

The Cornell professor who gave us the chicken nugget.

Cookie Monster’s famous cookie-dough recipe (plus the original Toll House recipe to compare).

Seals carried tuberculosis across the Atlantic and gave it to humans — the disease was present in the Americas prior to European contact.

Eleven smells that are slowly disappearing.

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, including creepy superheroes, the worst 20th-century technological screwups. hand-cut paper art, and ridiculous Japanese products.

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