Happy New Year!

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Don’t get so drunk tonight that you grow a third breast.


Links of the Day

The Deceptive Art of Storytelling

Woman’s Body Turns Food Into Alcohol

The Man Who Filled Newspapers with Monsters

China’s Cremation Competition

New Year’s Peas

The Irresistible Psychology of Fairy Tales

When Plants Go to War

Science Fiction That Became Science Fact This Year

The .50-Caliber Mousetrap Patent That Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Dual Purpose Memory Palace

Fail and Fail Again

The Glories of the Galapagos

A Taxonomy of David Bowie’s Many Personas and Imitators

Copenhagen’s Final Resting Place for the Homeless

Zen Nouveau


Links of the Day

The Art that Has No Name

Dreams and Hypnosis Are the Doorway to Precognition

Is String Theory Science?

London, a Pilgrimage: Gustave DorĂ©’s Historic Visions of the Capital City

The Perils of Hobby Lobby’s Bible Museum

Rare Video of a Giant Squid

An Easier Way to Divorce, Courtesy of the 19th Century Kongo

The Reindeer that Glow in the Dark

The Surprising Story of America’s First Boob Selfie

Unravelling the Jelly Baby’s Dark Past

Jelly Babies