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Friday links

For Rita Hayworth’s birthday: this compilation of her dancing scenes set to Stayin’ Alive will make your day.

Lessons from the Sioux in How to Turn a Boy Into a Man.

The history of Oktoberfest is much bigger than beer.

Early- to mid-20th century visions of sex in the future.

Images Of A Young André, Before He Became The Giant.

How the Soviets used IBM Selectric keyloggers to spy on US diplomats.

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, and include footage of Teddy Roosevelt’s first airplane flight in 1910,  Columbus Day links, every Girl Scout catalog from 1917 to 2015, and a supercut of technology breaking down, then being beaten until it works again.

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