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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wednesday links

It's Nikola Tesla's birthday: bio, Tesla coil music, Tesla vs Edison rap battle, infographic from The Oatmeal, and more.

You know those 18- to 25-foot fiberglass figures dotting America's highways, advertising everything from tires to burger joints to amusement parks? Almost all of them were made by one man.

Anyone remember the "Avoid The Noid" commercials from early Domino's Pizza ad campaigns?  Here's the story of what happened because of the Noid.

Origin of the Term Jaywalking.

ICYMI, Tuesday's links are here, and include Ancient Minoan Culture Demonstrated with Scantily-Clad Barbies, with bonus 1961 video: When Barbie Met Ken, 7 Myths About The Brain You Thought Were True, watercolors of US presidents with boobs on their faces, and 30 excellent recreations of childhood photos.

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