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Monday Links

Video of the slowest chase scene ever: guy interrupts mating giant tortoises, gets chased away by male.

All about the ruthless Pez-dispenser underworld.

DIY project: How to turn your smartphone into a microscope.

InfographicHow much would it cost to build a Millennium Falcon?

Want to be a street musician? The economics of busking.

Here’s an excellent set of strange vintage inventions.

ICYMIFriday’s links are here, and include lots of spring-equinox-related stuff, customized coffins, minimizing wine hangovers, species-specific music for cats, and, from 1921, the intelligence test that Thomas Edison gave to job seekers.

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