Oscar Winners Kept Their Oscars. Would you put yours in a refrigerator or a museum?
Remembering Droids: The First Star Wars Animated Series. The forgotten Saturday morning cartoon kick-started the Expanded Universe.
When Woody Guthrie rented an apartment from Fred Trump.
Hot Grandparents. The gallery has one nude that may be NSFW.
The Enigmatic Art of America’s Secret Societies.
The Premature Death of the Video Store (And Why It’s Worth Saving). With the big chains gone, the few independent stores remaining are doing just fine.
Dental Drilling is Older Than We Thought. Early drilling was painful, but a step up from scraping rotten teeth with a knife. (via Metafilter)
How one hospital figured out how to beat sepsis and save lives. Controlling the third-leading cause of death is a major accomplishment.
How Ben Franklin Became a Colonel in the Pennsylvania Militia. “I undertook this military business, tho' I did not conceive myself well qualified for it.”