Monday links

by debbywitt

On July 16, 1945 the atomic age began with the Trinity nuclear test.

The Medieval History of Stonehenge.

Why ancient Roman concrete is better than modern mixes.

Old New York: film from the Library of Congress of New York City circa 1900.

A Short History of the Condom.

 Is Every Speed Limit Too Low?

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include Bastille Day, the 47 names Disney considered for the 7 dwarfs, cases of Madeira from 1796 (stocked to celebrate John Adams’ presidential election) found in a museum basement, and the stories behind iconic movie props.

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