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Tuesday links

These awkward glamour photos will make you cringe (and smile).

Here’s What to Do If Both Your Pilots Die on a 737.

10 Strange Stories And Origins Of Our Favorite Candies.

Advice from 1849: Start a fight with your wife using these 3 simple tricks.

Roller Coaster for Cars: Steep Bridge in Japan is Almost Vertical.

Medical Student Creates Edible Human Anatomy Diagrams Made From Candy.

ICYMIFriday’s links are here, and are all related to Valentine’s Day: history, music, a bit of cynicism, geeky, vintage and racist cards, and aphrodisiac cocktails.

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Orwell, Huxley, and Us

To hear some people tell it, America entered a dystopia long before the coronavirus and measures undertaken to combat it altered everyday life almost to the point of unrecognizability. As for which dystopia, and when, well — that depends on whom one asks. For many on the left, the annus horribilis was 2016, ... Read More
Books

Orwell, Huxley, and Us

To hear some people tell it, America entered a dystopia long before the coronavirus and measures undertaken to combat it altered everyday life almost to the point of unrecognizability. As for which dystopia, and when, well — that depends on whom one asks. For many on the left, the annus horribilis was 2016, ... Read More
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The Media’s Shameful Hunter Biden Abdication

In an interview with National Public Radio’s public editor today, Terence Samuel, managing editor for news, explained why readers haven’t seen any stories about the New York Post’s Hunter Biden email scoop. “We don’t want to waste our time on stories that are not really stories, and we don’t want ... Read More
Media

The Media’s Shameful Hunter Biden Abdication

In an interview with National Public Radio’s public editor today, Terence Samuel, managing editor for news, explained why readers haven’t seen any stories about the New York Post’s Hunter Biden email scoop. “We don’t want to waste our time on stories that are not really stories, and we don’t want ... Read More