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Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday links

The 1945 assault on Iwo Jima started Feb 19 and the famous flag raising was on Feb 23: some quotes, history, and a brief documentary.

Half the DNA on the NYC Subway Matches No Known Organism.

From Nazi Germany to Australia: The Incredible True Story of History’s Longest Kayak Journey

Guy Spends A Year Gluing Together 42,000 Matches To Make A Giant Sphere, Sets It On Fire.

The romantic benefits of snail slime.

ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include how bird feeders are changing bird evolution, a strange tale of triplets separated at birth, why we yell Geronimo when we jump out of planes, extreme breath-holding, and advice from 1761 on surviving cold and flu season.