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Monday links

2016 Audubon Photography Awards Winners: the Grand Prize winner is quite extraordinary.

Mercury is making a rare transit across the sun today. Good explanation herelive stream from 7:12 AM until ~2:45 PM Eastern time here

Can you use a magnifying glass and moonlight to light a fire?

Frank Sinatra was offered the John McClane role in Die Hard before Bruce Willis.

The Independent Discovery of TCP/IP, By Ants.

Why the Army Needs Foam Goat Heads.

ICYMIFriday’s links are here, and include a roundup of Mother’s Day links, why it’s illegal to use milk crates for anything other than milk, V.E Day anniversary, bizarre traditional dishes from all over the world, and how a wine and cocaine cocktail became Coca Cola.

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