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The Whippet #160: Make a fish expert angry today

The Whippet #160: Make a fish expert angry today

Listen, I have bad news about Interpol and being an Interpol agent; hunting down international jewel thieves in an exhilarating game of cat-and-mouse.

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The Whippet #159: The gem in the robe

The Whippet #159: The gem in the robe

Cybernetic and gubernatorial share the same root, so you get a DALL-E-generated image of a cybernetic governor

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jackdaw glaring

The Whippet #158: Jackdaw Democracy

Sooty black with silver cape and a smoky opal iris. A municipal inspector of kerbs, with a wide-legged gait, as though its bootlaces had come undone.

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The Whippet #157: Rat snakes, strong snakes, wine snakes, germ snakes

The Whippet #157: Rat snakes, strong snakes, wine snakes, germ snakes

A 19th C woman whose Wikipedia page includes the headings Authenticated feats of strength and Authenticated feats of heroism...

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Mobility Routine Experiment

Mobility Routine Experiment

Trying 19 of the most recommended mobility routines on Reddit

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The (mini) Whippet #156: Do not panic!

The (mini) Whippet #156: Do not panic!

Hello! A brief one this fortnight: Sharks smell in stereo You know how humans can tell what direction sounds are coming from because our ears hear sounds a split second apart, so they can triangulate distance between the two? And it's automatic, you just 'know' that the sound is coming

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nepotism and Cardinal-Nephews

The Whippet #155: Do spiders dream of electric flies?

Stale-bread soup, nepotism for your nep-hews, should you punch a lion in the face?, spiders have dreams, study suggests!

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The Whippet #154: Refuge in audacity

The Whippet #154: Refuge in audacity

There ought to be a word like "landmarks" but for time. Life events that you use to determine when other things happened. Chronomarks.

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The Whippet #153: Shake off the shackles of the page

The Whippet #153: Shake off the shackles of the page

Lines of text leapt up, out of the book, and started conferring with their neighboring lines of text, creating an aerial network of language.

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The Whippet #152: Omnivores vs Cucinivores

The Whippet #152: Omnivores vs Cucinivores

Scientists discovered whale sharks are the world's largest omnivore, knocking the Kodiak Bear off its illegitimate throne.