Weekend Links: Van Damme’s Split

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Even at age 53, martial artist and action-movie star Jean-Claude Van Damme is still performing incredible feats of human strength—this time, what he calls an “epic split.”

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James McBride and George Packer are the latest winners of the National Book Foundation prizes for fiction and nonfiction, from a very worthy shortlist.

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Vintage photos of costumed cats and dogs prove that humans’ fascination with dressing up their pets long predates the age of whole Facebook albums devoted to Fido.

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Americans are driving far less these days.

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The remaining members of Monty Python, who have announced their intentions to reunite and produce comedic gold once more, did an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit.

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Happy 50th anniversary, Doctor Who! Which of the twelve (so far) incarnations of the Time Lord are you most like?

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November 23, 2013 - 10:00am
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