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Tuesday Links

For Aldous Huxley’s birthday, an infographic of Huxley Vs Orwell, a letter from Huxley to Orwell explaining why he (Huxley) was right, and audio of Huxley narrating Brave New World.

Toasters of the 1920s.

World War I in Photos: Animals at War.

The coldest places on earth.

Sir David Attenborough narrating Pokémon Go is a hoot. Related: the fatwa against Pokémon Go: it spreads Darwinism.

Huge Catfish Trigger Earthquakes In Japan (1855).

How Did a Grizzly Bear Get on California’s Flag?

ICYMI, Monday’s links are here, and include a cringe-inducing set of fashion ads from the 1970s, a 1923 car that turned into a boat, diagnosing Hitler’s flatulence, and a compilation of the 100 greatest action movie punchlines (NSFW language).

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