My Dog Has PhDs. Four stories of dogs who received diplomas ranging from high school to a medical degree.
The Women Who Rose High in the Early Days of Hot Air Ballooning. Sophie Blanchard was only the most famous of several pioneering female aeronauts.
One amateur sleuth’s cross-country quest to prove his Making a Murderer theory. Daniel Luke says he understands those involved because he’s been there.
Out of the Shadow of Aunt Jemima: The Real Black Chefs Who Taught Americans to Cook. Southern cookbooks evolved in two curious parallel lines: separate but not equal.
I thought they smelled bad on the outside: 8 times characters hid inside animals. In this case, I’m pretty sure that eight is enough.
This is what it's like waking up with a new heart in your chest. Teenager Trevor Sullivan was overcome with happiness and relief.
How Intelligent Do You Have To Be To Raise A Child? Is a low IQ enough reason to sever parental rights? (via Digg)
23 Victorian and Edwardian portraits of twins. (via Everlasting Blort)
The Cat with Magic Eyes. And other heterochromic cats. (Thanks, hearsetrax!)
Which Came First: The Product or the Egg? The genius that went into L’eggs. (via Metafilter)