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Friday Links

Most awkward album covers ever.

Stone-wall mosaics flow in beautiful spirals and waves.

“Moon Rabbit,” a giant paper rabbit sculpture in Taiwan.

Two hundred years ago this weekend: the Battle of Baltimore, inspiration for the Star-Spangled Banner.

Gorgeous scientific diagrams circa 1850.

Absurd creature of the week: The naked mole rat could one day save your life.

ICYMIWednesday’s links are here, including Tiffany-decorated handguns from 1890, footage from an early Who Framed Roger Rabbit attempt, competitive rock paper scissors, and photos from before wires/cables were buried and thousands of them stretched across the sky.

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