Friday Links

by Debby Witt

A history of New York in 50 objects.

Poorly translated Indian James Bond comics.

Wound man, from a European surgical text circa 1400.

Mother shaves numbers into quadruplets’ hair so teachers can tell them apart.

It’s the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Borodino, on which the 1812 Overture is based.

Holy crap — this supercut of apocalypses in film is awesome.

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