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Tuesday Links

Composer Dimitri Shostakovich was born September 25, 1906: some quotes, history, and music.

When the U.S. Government Tried to Make It Rain by Exploding Dynamite in the Sky.

Georgian era stand-up routines

Hypnotic breast enlargement.

This Is Your Octopus On Drugs.

A short history of Sleepwalking.

ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include the physics of swirling your wine, Firefly‘s Unification Day, the 17th century Russian beard tax, seamless underwater-to-air communication, and the Great British Hedgehog Census.

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