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Miscellany

Art? Not art? Play the game to find out!

On this day in 1903, the world got a little smaller. Here’s Orville Wright’s telegram to his father from North Carolina:

SUCCESS FOUR FLIGHTS THURSDAY MORNING ALL AGAINST TWENTY-ONE MILE WIND STARTED FROM LEVEL WITH ENGINE POWER ALONE AVERAGE SPEED THROUGH AIR THIRTY-ONE MILES LONGEST 57 SECONDS INFORM PRESS HOME CHRISTMAS

Also today? The Simpsons first aired in 1989. As Michael Adams points out, the English language will never be the same.

A Chinese restaurant employee came up with a novel way of thawing out meat. Oh, sure, you end up with a little extra “blackened gum, cigarette butts and foot-tracked bacteria,” but man is it tender.

And apparently a lot of murderers have the same middle name. Chuck Shepherd has the details. Because, you know…science.



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