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Wednesday Links

Geronimo died on this day in 1909 — history, quotes, and why we yell his name when we jump out of planes.

Emergency Room numbers: These are the top 250 products that people injure themselves on or with in a year.

Great Fire: the grid system for London that never happened.

The c. 1275 miraculous transplantation of a leg.

The economics of pawn shops

U.S. Army develops pizza that can last for three years.

ICYMI, Tuesday’s links are here, and include a set of extremely awkward glamor photos, what to do if both your pilots die on a 737, an almost vertical bridge in Japan, anatomical diagrams made from candy, and advice from 1849: start a fight with your wife using these 3 simple tricks.

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