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Apologies

A quick sorry to all the regular readers who make the daily pilgrimage to The Daily Chrenk, which has been more like The Weekly Chrenk the last few days. Though …

Culture

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Baby It’s Woke Inside

In this week’s chronicles of outrage and offence: “Radio stations around the U.S. and Canada have dropped the 1944 Christmas tune from their lineups over lyrics including, ‘I ought to …

Should we laugh at evil?

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History

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If you are after a truly harrowing movie experience (perhaps as an antidote to the over-cheery Christmas spirit) of the kind that’s just not produced by Hollywood, I can recommend …

The Genesis Event

Low CO2 killed the megafauna star

Books

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20 best books I’ve read in 2017

I read. Too much. In fact, my New Year’s resolution for 2018 is to read less, and instead fill that time with some more profitable pursuits, like making some profits …

The best books in 2016

The Joy of Sex* (and Books)

WTF

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Radioactive mutant wolves of Chernobyl

Where would we be without tabloids to inform us about important scientific news? Scientists fear wolves living in Chernobyl’s radioactive forbidden zone may be spreading mutant genes across Europe. The …

Love

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Fifty Shades of Red

Normally socialism buggers you through high taxes, over-regulation and social control. A growing wave of sex-positive feminists are working to usher in what they describe as a “pleasure revolution” in which …