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Friday Fun Blog: Forging Spears Like a Man Edition

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Chris L

Awwwww, Fridaaaaaaaaaaay! Don’t you dare be sour, clap for your world famous pre-weekend time-wasting link dump blog, and FEEL THE POWAAAAAAAAHHH! It’s the Friday Fun Blog, yes it is!

On to the links…

Captain America: Civil War has taken over the box office theaters, and with good reason: it’s an amazing movie and you should go see it because you want to enjoy life. It’s superheroes fighting superheroes—how can it be bad? (Unless you’re DC). Anyways, the stunts in the movie were incredible and here’s a little behind-the-scenes look at how some of them were done:

If you live in Arizona, Google wants to pay you $20 an hour to ride in their driver less cars. Sounds like a cushy job, but just know that you are the human equivalent of a lab rat.

Watch this guy forge a recreation of an 11th century Norman spear. Apparently you start with three pieces of iron, “like a ham sandwich”, and then forge until your heart is content in a product designed to stab a man’s heart.

The TSA is underfunded, overstaffed, and generally incompetent. They don’t actually stop terrorism, but are in business solely for security theater. Lines at airports have recently been getting longer and longer as the TSA looks to get funding from a government that is just now starting to realize their uselessness. The result is this (NSFW language at the end, but it’s justified):

The world’s oldest stash of marijuana was found recently in China, in the 2,700 year-old grave of a 45 year-old blue-eyed Caucasian man who lived in the area at the time. According to researchers, he was considered a shaman, and his name was Dylan and he referred to everyone as “brah”.

And finally…

Obligatory Space Post of the Week: Ever since humans have looked up to the stars, we’ve thought, “Are we alone?” The answer is definitely no, and here’s a bunch of way smarter people to tell you why.

See you next week!

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