Friday links

by debbywitt

The Battle of Hastings occurred 950 years ago on October 14, 1066: history, videos (including Horrible Histories), maps, and links.

Get the Nobel Prize ready: a coffee-beer hybrid.

Where the Nazis Hung Out in Occupied Paris.

Heh – I guess it made sense at the time: Why Alcohol Is Not Always Your Friend.

How Were Raisins Made Before Seedless Grapes? 

The 1970s Monster Cereal That Caused a Pink Poop Panic. Related (this second article is NSFW due to language and poopy images): What Colored Food Does to Your Poop

ICYMI, Wednesday’s links are here, and include an explanation of the significance of the Economic Nobel Prize winners’ work, the science of why you love cheese, how water towers work, and a list of the “issues” that could land you in an insane asylum circa 1890.

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