Morning Cup of Links: The Cringeworthy History of Dentistry

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Bloodletting, Bone Brushes, and Tooth Keys: White-Knuckle Adventures in Early Dentistry. And you thought getting a Novocaine shot was traumatic.
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The History of the World in 15 Music Videos. Not guaranteed to be completely accurate, but more accessible than encyclopedias for the MTV generation.
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Funny or Die brings us a parody movie trailer about a dystopian world where junk food is king, but one girl stands out because she prefers apples. It stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Tyler Posey, and First Lady Michelle Obama.
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A new book brings us examples of early bad writing from good authors. This should give hope to young writers and those of us who cringe at what we wrote as teenagers.
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Can Tiny Nuclear Plants Thwart Regulatory Hell? Smaller plants would reduce construction time, startup costs, and the amount of nuclear waste to deal with.
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Fat-shaming has gone high-tech. Learn about the new devices, apps, and trackers that will nag you about your eating habits.
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This Man Changed His Name From José To Joe And Immediately Got More Job Interviews. And even worse, this surprises no one at all.
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6 things the happiest families all have in common. Leo Tolstoy said happy families are all alike, but who cares as long as you’re happy?

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April 9, 2014 - 9:36am
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