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Wednesday links

Video: The Narcoleptic Squirrel Song, with lots of bonus squirrel links.

General Washington and the Body-Snatchers.

Funeral home offers drive-thru visitation.

One minute science video lesson of the day: How A Bean Becomes A Fart.

How Do Fictional Poisons Stack Up To Real-Life Ones?

The story behind the rarely seen 9/11 Budweiser commercial that only aired once.

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, and include a time lapse video of an Amish barn raising, a Rube Goldberg machine that runs on light, and If Superheroes Did Commercials.

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