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Link of the Day: I Don’t Care, But I Play Someone Who Cares on the Internet

Thursday, January 21, 2016 6:00 pm

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Are You Guilty of “Virtue-Signaling?”

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Link of the Day: This Is Why, 50 Years Later, We’re Not Eagerly Anticipating a 13th Andy Griffith Show Movie

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 6:00 pm

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10 Things That Star Trek Got Right (That Have Never Been Copied)

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Link of the Day: The Problem With Cloning

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Dinosaur Comics]

Cloning Doesn’t Work That Way!

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Link of the Day: When This Hits the Market, I’m Hosting a CFL-Smashing Party

Monday, January 18, 2016 6:00 pm

Via The Telegraph:

Return of incandescent light bulbs as MIT makes them more efficient than LEDs

There is no substitute for a warm glow of an incandescent bulb, and I deeply resent government telling me that having my house lit like some ghastly factory is “necessary” in order to save the planet.

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Link of the Day: It’s True, The Star Trek Theme Had Lyrics… Horrible, Horrible Lyrics…

Sunday, January 17, 2016 6:00 pm

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Unthemely Behavior

If you need to actually hear it sung, go here and skip to 1:09 (unless you really dig the sound of theremin music)

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Link of the Day: Beating Up Nazis – The Only Time Commies Were Cool

Saturday, January 16, 2016 6:00 pm

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The Witches of Stalingrad

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Link of the Day: If Liberals Actually Feared Gun Owners, They Wouldn’t Say THIS In Public

Friday, January 15, 2016 6:00 pm

Via The Boston Globe

To the man I sat next to on the train: I am the gun owner you hate

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Link of the Day: One Bite at a Time – Arguing With the Left

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 6:00 pm

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Here’s Your Spoon

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Link of the Day: The Proof That Lucas Was Just Making It Up As He Went Along From Day One

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 6:00 pm

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Obi-Wan’s Recollection of Luke’s Father with Footage from the Star Wars Prequels

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Link of the Day: Why Donald Trump Is the Nuclear Option

Monday, January 11, 2016 6:00 pm

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Keln’s New Years Fireside Chat

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Link of the Day: Don’t Trust Anything on the Internet. Well… Maybe This Warning About Internet Untrustworthiness

Sunday, January 10, 2016 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Mental Floss]

Quotes Behaving Badly: 9 Quotes That Are Wrong, Dishonest, Mis-attributed or Idiotic

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Link of the Day: Back When America Had Advanced Spaceflight Technology

Saturday, January 9, 2016 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Mental Floss]

Watch the History of the Apollo Program

I haven’t had half an hour to watch any of these yet. They sound awesome, though. Someone please tell me if they’re good.

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Link of the Day: It Might Be Time for Me to Read Starship Troopers Again

Friday, January 8, 2016 6:00 pm

Inspired by a comment by CCO; via On Violence [High Praise!]

War is War is Heinlein?

Chosen mostly because the Heinlein quote is awesome, but the discussion also brings up some thought-provoking points and deserves reading.

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Link of the Day: Jedi Are Evil, and the Empire Was… Well, Fairly Decent As Bloated Government Bureaucracies Go

Thursday, January 7, 2016 6:00 pm

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Are Droids Slaves?: In Star Wars, droids aren’t robots or comic relief – they’re chattel

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Link of the Day: You DO Remember MAD Magazine, Right?

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 6:00 pm

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A Few Facts About MAD Magazine

Full disclosure: I used to read this a lot as a kid growing up in the 70’s. I still remember their Star Wars parody.

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Link of the Day: Reality Keeps Lying to You

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 6:00 pm

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Things Are Not As Good As They Sound

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Link of the Day: One Old, Weird Trick Makes You Click on This Link

Monday, January 4, 2016 6:00 pm

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You’ll Be Outraged at How Easy It Was to Get You to Click on This Headline

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Link of the Day: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” Was a Documentary

Sunday, January 3, 2016 6:00 pm

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Why Rudolph’s Shiny Red Nose Makes Scientific Sense

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Link of the Day: I Always Look Dorky in Photos. This Might Help

Saturday, January 2, 2016 6:00 pm

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6 Little Secrets To Help You Look Absolutely Perfect On Photographs

And, from the comments “#7: Don’t Be Ugly

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Link of the Day: Well, Detroit IS What the World Would Be Like if the UN Were in Charge

Friday, January 1, 2016 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Mental Floss]

Detroit Named America’s First UNESCO Design City

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