Thursday, May 27, 2021

Friday Links!

First up this week is an outstanding read: The Strange Story of Dagobert, the “DuckTales” Bandit.

This is a phenomenal profile: Johnny Knoxville’s Last Rodeo.

From Mark H., and it's bizarre: Officials detained over medieval-style castle residence built in EU-protected forest in Poland. This is amazing: Photographer Snaps Bird Catching a Ride on Bigger Bird’s Stick. Everyone in the U.S. will need this soon: CICADA-LICIOUS: Cooking and Enjoying Periodical Cicadas

From Wally, and this is fascinating: What Robots Can—and Can’t—Do for the Old and Lonely. There will be complicated reactions to this: Poor in Tech

From Kyle G., and it's powerful: Racing for $100

From Meg McReynolds, and it's an excellent read: What Happens When Americans Can Finally Exhale: the pandemic’s mental wounds are still wide open.

From C. Lee, and this is stunning: Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known. This is an interesting perspective: Scientists and policy makers need to talk about climate change like it’s a tragedy we can prevent. This is a terrific read: How Desi Invented Television. This is something: How a New York City Restaurant Loses Money on a $14 Sandwich. This is potentially useful: Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate. Also useful (especially this time of year): 9 Things Your Dad Taught You About Grilling That Were Completely Wrong. Let me just say this: that eagle number is very, very wrong. An eagle would absolutely kick your ass: All the Animals American Men Think They Can Beat in a Fight and Why They Can't

From David Gloier, and we should all remember this: How Washington Got Hooked on Flying Saucers

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