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Advice from c. 1200: How to Survive the Winter. Don’t forget to lay off the purging and blood-letting, and keep your hands and feet covered in wolf grease.

On December 10, 1932, Australia’s Great Emu War ended. More here.

The trippy illustrations in this Horseback Riding Manual are a hoot.

Before Seinfeld: The Origins of Festivus.

Pop-tarts and Fine Whiskeys, a Pairing Guide.

The Mechanics of What Happens When You Hit a Speed Bump at High Speed. Click through to see the video.

ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include why you shouldn’t salt a leech that’s sucking your blood, the mathematics of where to park your car, the physics behind why barns are painted red, and the history of penicillin.

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