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It's not the first time Shurat ha-Din has taken on Facebook.

The last baby.
While I absolutely adore our newest little ball of baby, I can’t pretend that she wasn’t a bit of a surprise. So as soon as we found out about her, hubby went and got snipped so that we would never be surprised again. Meaning that we headed into her babyhood fully knowing that there would be no more. Which is why it surprises me that I’m having such a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that she is the last one. ...

Segmented sleep in the Middle Ages.
In between the first and second sleep the person would be awake about an hour – enough to say prayers during Matins, which would typically fall between 2 am and 3 am, study or even have sex. The French physician Laurent Joubert (1529-1581) even advised that couples have intercourse during this period, because “they have more enjoyment” and “do it better.” ...

What a difference a decade makes: Welcome to the 20-teens.
21 things that were cool then but not now. But in defense of Crocs, I have to point out that the TSA is still with us.

Dr. Brian May on viewing Pluto in 3D.

DARPA on 2045: Where we're going, we don't need roads.
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