Weekend Links: Victorian Headless Photography

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From the Insane Logic Department: "Do Transformers have souls? The answer may surprise (and irritate) you!" Unabashed nostalgia.
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The power of sound: A recorded voice is sometimes more vivid than a photograph.
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In honor of Downton Abbey's third season starting tonight on PBS, the question of why Downton airs so much later in the U.S. is finally answered.
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Those Crazy Victorians: the delightful trickery of headless portrait photography.
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Fantastic: "I analyzed the chords of 1300 popular songs for patterns. This is what I found."
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Beauty and strength in simplicity: hedge laying, over two thousand years older than chain link (and far more attractive).
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From 1953: the chemistry of the atom bomb, via Hubert Alyea, the science teacher you wish you had.
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The tale of the Fallen Astronaut, a tiny, artistic monument on the moon.
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A big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week -- keep it up! Send your Flossy finds to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.

January 6, 2013 - 5:18am
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