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Links for the Week of 11 November

In time for Movember, a piece about beards and mustaches in antiquity: http://hehasawifeyouknow.tumblr.com/post/34927465794/taking-it-on-the-chin-facial-hair-and-barbers-in (via @ancientblogger and @rogueclassicist)
And a piece about caryatids’ hairstyles: @http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Grecian-formula-Archeologist-unravels-the-4016869.php (via @rogueclassicist)
An interesting MIT course about ancient technology and science: @http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/special-programs/sp-713-recreate-experiments-from-history-inform-the-future-from-the-past-galileo-january-iap-2010/ (via @dancohen)
An article in Scientific American on the Antikythera mechanism: @http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2012/11/decoding-an-ancient-computer/ (via @rogueclassicist)
A pice on ancient voting: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/voting-with-the-ancient-greeks/ (via @KatyReddick)
The Etruscans: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/10/what-have-etruscans-ever-done-for-us.html (via @jntribolo)
A piece about research in the time of Google: http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/11/why-googling-it-is-not-enough/#more-24869 (via @anniemurphypaul)
A new Latin app is available from Paul Hudson (Teachers can e-mail help@romansgohome.com for a free copy): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/latin-builder/id576023631?ls=1&mt=8 (via @twostraws)