Links of the Day

Strange Magic: The Story Behind Auckland’s Temple of Higher Thought

Nessie Takes a London Holiday

Harvard’s Eugenics Era

The Strange, Accidental Allure of Craigslist Mirrors

Stolen Munch Lithograph Recovered After 7 Years

How to Win the War On Drugs

Scientists Explain the Evolutionary Advantage of Trypophobia

Poisons, Potions, and Charms of Shakespeare’s Plays

How Klee’s Angel of History Took Flight

Vladimir Nabokov, Scientific Genius

Wolves Have Local Howl Accents

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Links of the Day

Mathematicians Discover Prime Conspiracy

The Religion of AI

Why Artists’ Studios Often Go Up In Flames

The Strange History of Opiates in America: From Morphine for Kids to Heroin for Soldiers

Judas Has Had Lousy Press, As Prominent Clerics Call for a Reappraisal of the Disciple Who Betrayed Jesus

There’s a Name for When Our Language Evolves When It Acquires Negative Connotations

Should We Subject Presidential Candidates to Psychiatric Testing?

The Problem With Invisibility is the Blindness

After Moore’s Law: The Future of Computing

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Links of the Day

Lifting the Veil on the New York Public Library’s Erotica Collection

Periodic Table’s Seventh Row Finally Filled as Four New Elements Added

Do Ruthless People Really Get Ahead?

All Stories Are the Same

A Historian Who Fled the Nazis and Still Wants Us to Read Hitler

The Benefits of Thinking Like a Stoner

Jean Dubuffet: The Art of Instinct

Pets and the Afterlife

West Coast Drought Uncovers Remnants of a Long-Sunken Oregon Town

The Priest Who Could See the Dead

Clinton Promises to Investigate UFOs If Elected

A Chinese Almanac That Takes a Wary View of the New Year

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Links of the Day

Conjuring the Magic in New York’s Past

Kratom, an Addict’s Alternative, Is Found to Be Addictive

Did an English Scientist’s Electrical Experiments Inspire Frankenstein?

Skeleton Found Under Primary School Could Be an Executed Pirate

Magical Thinking: The History of Science, Sorcery and the Spiritual

My Adventures in Soviet Cuisine

Take a Tour of America’s Most Toxic Town

Marie Antoinette Used Invisible Ink and Secret Stamps in Love Letters to a Swedish Count

Do We Really Want to Fuse Our Brains Together?

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