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Friday links

Excellent site for DIY intelligent women’s costumes.

This 1935 Car of the Future Had Huge Spheres Instead of Wheels.

The Strange Real-Life Origins of the Fiendish Werewolf.

We’ve come a long way… from 2013: Obama Mask for Halloween? That’ll get you and your 750 fellow employees sent to re-education camp.

Scientists Are Just Starting to Understand Earth’s Eighth Continent, Zealandia.

The Bloodiest Day in American History: 31 Rare and Haunting Photos From the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

ICYMI, Thursday’s links are here, and include Napoleon-era travel tips, the anniversary of the day the earth was created (October 26 in 4004 B.C. at 9AM), instructions for dog costumes, 1930s giant frog farms, and a gallery of Art Nouveau architecture. 

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