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Weekend Links: The James Bond Super-Movie

According to Slate, the greatest American screenplay was written in 1978. But the movie still hasn’t been made.
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"They're like Cream, except worse': Harsh (and hilarious) early reviews of classic albums."
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Great article from the New Yorker about Claire Danes and "Generation Cry Face."
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30 best Earth pictures of the week, from July (this is only one week of these pictures? sheesh!). I'm pretty sure most of these are edited for heightened contrast / effect (or I'm just too cynical), but they're still purdy.
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The James Bond Formula: check out segments from 22 James Bond films cut together to form a single Bond movie (the ultimate Bond movie?)
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Sometimes a Sporcle comes along that I feel compelled to share, and this one is courtesy of Monique: Can you name the countries of the world, which will also cause all of their bordering countries to appear? The last part is what makes this game not so impossible, but also strategically fun.
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In case you were curious, the Internet has a patron saint.
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Love this: how to reuse lightbulbs as planters or mini terrariums.
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A sweet comic about a great (unexpected) love story.
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A Very Brief History of Chamber Pots

Some of the oldest chamber pots found by archeologists have been discovered in ancient Greece, but portable toilets have come a long way since then. Whether referred to as "the Jordan" (possibly a reference to the river), "Oliver's Skull" (maybe a nod to Oliver Cromwell's perambulating cranium), or "the Looking Glass" (because doctors would examine urine for diagnosis), they were an essential fact of life in houses and on the road for centuries. In this video from the Wellcome Collection, Visitor Experience Assistant Rob Bidder discusses two 19th century chamber pots in the museum while offering a brief survey of the use of chamber pots in Britain (including why they were particularly useful in wartime).

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A Tour of the New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room
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The Rare Book Room at the New York Academy of Medicine documents the evolution of our medical knowledge. Its books and artifacts are as bizarre as they are fascinating. Read more here.

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