Thursday, August 26, 2021

Friday Links!

This is an amazing article (with some remarkable implications): At least one species of primate underperforms when the heat is on

From Wally, and it's a fascinating story: The Nazi Who Saved Paris from Destruction During World War II. Espelette pepper fans, it's your lucky day: What’s A Good Espelette Pepper Substitute? Once again, NPR is incredibly useful: We Asked, You Answered: Your 50 Favorite Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books Of The Past Decade. Lots going on here: Best of Japan - Guinness World Records

From Gloria, and I would be surprised if they didn't: Apes say hello and goodbye, just like people do, research shows

From C. Lee, and hadn't it already happened? How the Pandemic Radicalized Evangelicals. This is terrific: The bee in Skyrim. This is outstanding: Historical generals pointing out the toilets. Buyer beware: Crucial Swaps P2 SSD’s TLC NAND for Slower Chips and Newegg Forced People to Buy Gigabyte Power Supplies With Catastrophic Failure Rates. This is very, very smart: Doctor tackles gap in public’s view of COVID-19 symptoms. An excellent obituary: Sudoku maker Maki Kaji, who saw life's joy in puzzles, dies. A deep-dive: A very serious investigation: What’s actually the best meat for a San Francisco burrito?, and one more: The mysterious tale of Oakland's super burrito, a deliciously absurd 15-incher.

From Meg McReynolds, and it's phenomenal: How Data Science Pinpointed the Creepiest Word in “Macbeth”

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