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Wednesday Stuff

From Debby the Odd Link Gal:

Sir Arthur C Clarke: 90th Birthday Reflections on YouTube.

Wireless earbuds.

Need an extra room in your apartment? Here’s one you can hang outside your window.

Silent smoke alarm for people with hearing disabilities sprays a mist of wasabi essence into the air.  Link

Artificial black hole created in lab.

The Torture Device Coloring Book.  Link

Where Are They Now: The cast of M*A*S*H.

Good news for my family – Shorter Women May Have Very Long Lives.

Striped icebergs.

Good online retirement income calculator.

Man Fatally Stabs Himself While Cooking.

Scientific American looks at research that may one day lead to self-regeneration of human body parts. Link 


Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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