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Wednesday Links

Are mites having sex on your face?

John Lennon’s nearly-forgotten 1974 Broadway flop Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on the Road.

A Requiem for Saturday Morning Cartoons – they’ve been dying off for a long time but now have ceased to exist.

Weird (and funny) anti-drug PSAs.

Advances in Miscreant Trapping: patents from the struggle between good and evil.

12 mesmerizingly informative GIFs. Have you ever seen how an ant walks before?

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, including why coffee makes you poop, people who managed to screw up their one job, and Lego versions of Peter Quill, Mal Reynolds, and Han Solo (from Guardians of the GalaxyFirefly and Star Wars, respectively) debating “Who shoots first?”.


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Attention Must Be Paid

Attention Must Be Paid

Language, of course, is generally employed by human beings to distract or deceive. So there is much to be said for critical listening.