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Monday, November 17, 2014

Monday Links

In Italy, a good year for wild mushrooms has led to lots of poisoning. Pliny the Elder addressed this problem c. 77.

WWII buff and cryptography geeks - check out this Enigma Simulator, with pictures, diagrams, and code.

The Suez Canal opened 145 years ago today: history, quotes, maps, videos.

War and Prosthetics: How Veterans Fought for the Perfect Artificial Limb.

ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include the salmon cannon, making diamonds out of peanut butter (and the related famous scientific paper "The Effects of Peanut Butter on the Rotation of the Earth"), British border control vs the plague in 1663, and the world's foremost bedpan collector.

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