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Monday links

This 1968 memo to Gene Roddenberry about William Shatner’s disappearing wigs from the Star Trek set is a hoot, plus bonus Monty Python/Star Trek mashup.

15 Non-Sex Uses For Condoms.

Photos Of Boys Who Became The Rolling Stones.

The Suez Canal opened on November 17, 1869.

Boat Trip through the Paris Sewer.

A Cockroach Can Bite With a Force 50 Times Its Body Weight.

ICYMIFriday’s links are here, and include lots of paraskavedekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th) information, living next door to Area 51, a lawnmower that goes 133 MPH, the physics of TIE fighter formations, and the (unfortunately defunct) 1950s U.S. Army program that put price tags on equipment.


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