Weekend Links: Dip Your Cookies in Tea

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Go on, dunk your cookie: According to British food scientists and celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, dipping cookies (biscuits, for those of you across the pond) into your drink can help them taste better. Hot beverages like tea are best for it, but the classic Oreos and milk combo will do just fine.

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These dogs CANNOT EVEN handle it right now. After looking through the whole list, I can’t either.

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Mosh pits are more predictable than you’d think, according to the two Cornell graduate students who created a mathematical model that can predict the motion of crowd rowdiness at metal concerts.

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@mental_floss made Time Magazine’s yearly list of best Twitter feeds! Here’s the rest of the list, if you haven’t seen it.

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Planning to travel anytime soon? You might want to check out this map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners before you book your ticket to Russia.

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We have lots to thank Sweden for: IKEA, meatballs, and chewy, fish-shaped gummy candy. Now we can add the words “ogooglebar” and “attitydinkontinens,” as well as 13 other incredibly useful Swedish words, to that list.

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These animals in human clothes are rocking some pretty hip threads.

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Watch this panda cub play with his favorite toy ball. You won’t regret it.

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