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Tuesday links

The 1960s Superhero Who Powered Up By Smoking, plus heroes with super vomit, super PMS and squirrel control.

80-Room Tree House Stands Almost 100 Feet Tall.

Neuroscience explains why sex feels good.

Kinetic energy: Would I be able to boil a cup of water by stirring?

Is Your Washroom Breeding Bolsheviks?

The Science Behind Earth’s Many Colors.

ICYMI: Friday’s links are here.

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Politics & Policy

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Film & TV

Everyone Is Wrong about The Searchers

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