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Friday links

Geronimo died on February 17 in 1909 – some history, quotes, a brief biography, and why we yell his name when we jump out of planes.

Bird Feeders Are Changing the Course of Evolution.

The strange tale of triplets separated at birth.

How to survive cold and flu season: advice from 1761 (the orange rind in the nostrils method).

Pushing the Limits of Extreme Breath-Holding.

Did Medieval People Reach Old Age?

ICYMI, Tuesday’s links are here, and are all Valentine’s Day-related: the science of chocolate, St. Valentine history, vintage cards, and aphrodisiacs.


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