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Friday links

This rock version of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” will make your day.

From 1962, predictions of what the world in 1975 would look like

The lonely lives of scientists: Researchers inflated dead dolphin penises to fake sex with dead dolphin vaginas. More at NatGeo.

Tomorrow, October 14, 1066 is the anniversary of the 1066 Battle of Hastings.

King Bansah: Part-Time Monarch, Full-Time Auto Mechanic.

White House leaks when Abe Lincoln was President.

ICYMI, Tuesday’s links are here, and include the man-sized cages hanging from a medieval German Church steeple, the 732 Battle of Tours, beer that helps menopause symptoms, and wi-fi balloons for Puerto Rico.

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