Keep It Under Your Toque: Finally, an answer to the question, “Why do nautical explorers always wear knit hats?” [Slate]

Nice One, Darmody: Prada’s Michael Pitt series finally gets some video. Very handsome. [Selectism]

Swingers: The story of when two ’70s-era Yankees indulged in the practice known as wife-swapping. Sadly, the Times found out and squared things up. [Deadspin]

Men of the Cloth: Fact of the Day: Oxford cloth is indeed named after the university, and once upon a time there was Cambridge cloth, too. [Of Rogues and Gentlemen]

—R.B.

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