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Wednesday Links

It’s the anniversary of the 20th of July Plot, the unsuccessful bomb attempt to kill Hitler in 1944.

These photos are quite extraordinary: c. 1890: Venice in Photochrom.

Doing the math: Calculating the Ghostbusters’ 35 Foot Long Twinkie in Real Life.

Male contraceptive news: just wear a polyester sling, and let the heat and electrostatics do all the work, with bonus Monty Python.

Miracle breakthrough in high-tech armpit cooling. Be sure to translate.

Apollo 11 anniversary: on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. 

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include the world’s largest Nerf gun, bad taxidermy, how much of his ear Vincent Van Gogh sliced off, testing mobility in medieval armor, and drawing eyes on cow butts to protect them from lions.

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