Weekend Links: Beer for Trekkers

Star Trek fans will soon have an official alcoholic beverage of choice with the launch of Warnog, a beer with notes of clove, caramel, and banana, perfect to accompany a rousing conversation in Klingon.

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Editors at The American Scholar have compiled a list of their Ten Best Sentences in classic literature: the kind of sentences that “just blew you away, stopped you in your tracks and grabbed you by the lapels.”

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America doesn’t have a monopoly on satirical fake news sources. Other countries have gotten in on the game, too, and they’re not pulling any punches.

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Playing a song in a major or minor key doesn’t entirely determine whether it sounds happy or sad, but changing from one to the other definitely makes a difference.

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They already have yellow heads, so it seems like it was only a matter of time before The Simpsons got the Lego minifig treatment.

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If expiration dates are so meaningless, why do companies bother to use them? Probably because they have to.

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The Muppets’ latest movie is in theaters across the country now, but not all Muppets franchise spinoffs were very memorable.

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Confused about dining etiquette abroad? This colorful infographic with advice on everything from tips to table manners has you covered. Bon appétit!

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March 30, 2014 - 12:10pm
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