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Weekend Links: Put a Poe On It

Allison Keene
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Charting the various incarnations of James Bond in terms of booze, bonks and bodies. Apparently not all Bonds are created equal (some are more cold-hearted killers while others may qualify as lushes).
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Fantastic infograph of the human body as a subway map (and station delays suddenly seem much, much worse).
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Is it already time for year-end round-ups? Surely not … but I won't deny that I'm really diggin' these Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012.
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AproPOE nothing, my new favorite Tumblr: put a Poe on it.
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Here is a series of brilliant billboard ads dedicated to promoting science in Vancouver, by Science World Museum in collaboration with Rethink Canada. I learned quite a lot!
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This is for Old Hollywood fans: a magnificent treatise on W. Somerset Maugham and The Power of Bette Davis – ”The Letter” (1940) and “Of Human Bondage” (1934).
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Very simply, what is the Speed of Sound? (It's not so simple).
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! In the meantime send your finds and submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com.

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