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Monday links

British Pathé, the U.K. newsreel archive company, has uploaded its entire 100-year collection of 85,000 historic films in high resolution to YouTube.

Go Ahead And Drink A Bottle Of Wine A Day, Says Alcohol Scientist.  Hey, it’s science!

21 Dogs Whose Groomers Took Things A Little Too Far

Tomorrow, April 22, is Earth Day; here’s the co-founder who killed then composted his girlfriend.

Excellent set of charts and graphs that illustrate some of the basic painful truths of everyday life in the Western world.

9 Vintage Video Beauty Tutorials.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, including the 1973 Turkish Captain America movie in which he fights evil Spider-man, a Rube-Goldberg-esque wine bottle opener and pourer, and an excellent photo essay: Victorian Prudes and their Bizarre Beachside Bathing Machines.

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Law & the Courts

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