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How One Texas Library Hustles Curbside Pickup Service During Covid-19

(via) While I think the Vancouver Public Library system does an excellent job overall, they could loosen up in the marketing department and follow the lead of Curbside Larry, who has been hustling bigly for the Harris County Barbara Bush Branch Library down in hard-hit Texas during Covid-19. Bestsellers? We got ’em!

We Want to Play Japan’s Dangerous Game of Bo-Taoshi

Played on sports days in Japanese schools, the brutal game of Bo-Taoshi was originated by cadets in the Second World War.

Brave Birder on an E-Scooter Chases Down Dastardly Bike Thief

This bike thief had no idea what he was up against when he crossed paths with a guy looking for young family of crows.

Short Film Teases Reopening of Characteristically Noisy New York City

As case counts drop and vaccination numbers rise, the loud but comforting crush of urban life is coming back.

What Would Happen If an American President Authorized a Nuclear Missile Attack

Complex 571-7 is all that remains of the 54 Titan II missile sites that were on alert across the United States from 1963 to 1987.