The Big Top's Top Ten. The most popular circus acts ever.
How to make Thin Mints.
The classic World War II picture of Mary Grayeyes is not what they told everyone. The real story is much more interesting. (via Nag on the Lake)
The Adorable Stormtrooper Photography Of Andy Wells. At the end of the day, even action figures go home and deal with real life situations.
10 Reasons Amazing Mynah Birds Are Just Like Us. At least they SAY they are!
The Deadly History of Persia’s Ancient Assassins. Not only does the name live on, so do their tactics, emulated by armies, spies, organized crime, and terrorists.
Why You Truly Never Leave High School. “Somehow those three or four years can in retrospect feel like 30.” (via Metafilter)
Did James Madison really propose appointing a secretary of beer? Death and Taxes gets to the bottom of the story.
Income Inequality Within Families is Emerging as a Major Issue.