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Wednesday links

Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874: here he is on Islam, and here’s the story of his “Iron Curtain” speech.

How Alchemy Has Been Depicted in Art Through the Ages.

Dogs Do as You Do, Not as You Say. (Kids, too)

A video tour of the (excellent) Museum of Bad Art.

How An Obscure British Comedy Sketch Became The World’s Most Repeated TV Program.

Do Polygraph Tests Actually Work?

ICYMI, Monday’s links are here, and include World War 1 man-lifting kites (for aerial reconnaissance), common nickname origins, how to modify your baseball bat into a zombie-killing weapon, and an airplane crash (from movies, not real life) supercut.