The Swat Team. How the flyswatter was developed.
The Sad, Stately Photo Of Nixon's Resignation Lunch. (via Metafilter)
Battles, Batman, and Liberace: A Cultural History of Capes.
This guy makes a video on how to use an elastic hair tie and it gets 14 million views in two weeks. I can’t figure out why.
The History of Creepy Dolls. Or rather, why we were creeped out by dolls.
The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature's Most Epic Road Trips. You can follow along virtually or in your car.
10 People With Great Tattoos At the 2015 San Diego Comic Con.
Natural Killer Cells: 'Secret Police' of the Immune System. A cell better have its ID ready to show he belongs in your body.
Building, critiquing, and cheesing the 'perfect' nacho. See, ‘perfect’ is a bit different for each consumer.
The scientists who conquered Pluto. Almost ten years after launch, they finally get credit for their vision and hard work.