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Friday links

From 1960, here’s how to build your own fallout shelter.

World War II Prison Camp Music.

Is beaming down in Star Trek a death sentence? Is it still you on the other side, or is it a copy?

Weird anti-drug PSAs.

Why We Yawn.

Scientists have found an octopus city.

ICYMI, Monday’s links are here, and include a brief history of hypnotic breast enlargement, the post-mortem journey of Buffalo Bill’s corpse, and composer Dimitri Shostakovich’s birthday

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