Morning Cup of Links: Bill Nye Emails the White House

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BuzzFeed obtained Bill Nye’s emails with the White House through a FOIA request. And now you can know what the Science Guy calls the Commander in Chief.

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Why does "red old house" sound so funny if it means the same thing as "old red house"? Slate looks at the rules of adjective ordering.

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Here's an 1873 Japanese book of drawings of famous Western inventors and scholars. So you can see James Watt, developer of the steam engine, argue with his impatient aunt. In Japanese.

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Would you eat spicy, hot pepper gummies? What if they were made with real chillies?

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You can't get any cell phone reception in this Vancouver coffee shop, on purpose.

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New Jersey bears are becoming bipedal. Because bears weren't scary enough already.

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It's 11am on a Tuesday, and your coworker pulls out his phone. Checking email ... or sending racy messages? Apparently Tuesday mornings are prime sexting time.

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