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Thursday links

It’s Chuck Norris’s birthday: his 5 most badass movies and a bunch of Norris “facts” plus a supercut of his best kicks. Related: U.K. scientists recreated Neanderthal man, who looks just like Chuck Norris.

Gallery of construction photos from 1881 to 1895: Building London’s Tower Bridge.

Inside the Global Scotch Shortage.

Science: Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts?

Our Pungent History: Sweat, Perfume, and the Scent of Death.

Toilet-Seat Scale tells you how much weight is lost after you take a dump.

ICYMI: Tuesday’s links are here, and include a 1953 film explaining how mechanical (pre-microchip) computers worked, old English words we should still use, the story behind Strawberry Fields Forever, and the last generation of typewriter repairmen.

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