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For Dr. Seuss‘s birthday, here’s his little-known book of nudes: The Seven Lady Godivas (SFW), plus Private Snafu: The World War II Propaganda Cartoons Created by Dr. Seuss, Frank Capra, and Mel Blanc, and This is Ann … she drinks blood! Dr Seuss Does Malaria.

A Restaurant in Madrid That’s the Oldest in the World Has Had the Same Fire Burning for 293 Years.

Mystery of 500-year-old secret code used by Spanish king finally solved.

From 1799, a list of risk factors for spontaneous combustion, plus more recent science.

Why Do Ballet Dancers Turn Clockwise?

Pedaling pictures: The art and science of GPS doodling.

ICYMI, Wednesday’s links are here, and include that time Columbus tricked the Jamaicans out of supplies using knowledge of an upcoming lunar eclipse, why cats meow, and Abraham Lincoln’s terrible blind date.

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