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Tuesday links

It’s the anniversary of the birth of the Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette.

Gallery of hermit crabs wearing garbage as shells.

Russians purchased 500,000 baseball bats in one year — but only one ball.

Why would we evolve to poop in the same place as our friends?

A brief history of chairs.

The Absurd Rules for College Women That Were Actually Enforced in the 1950s.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include ancient library wars, private detectives on the internet, how to fight multiple assailants, FDR’s attempts to keep his polio secret, and V-J Day, the day in 1945 that WWII ended with Japan’s surrender.

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