Cracking the Voynich. Will we ever be able to decode the ancient manuscript?
Monica, Marcia, Tonya, and Anita famous in the 1990s for widely varying reasons, to the point that we didn’t even need to use their last names. What they had in common was the media circuses that grew up around them. (via Metafilter)
The Petrified Man’s Guide to Home Renovation.
A Learning Machine Made of Drawers and Beads.
What women superheroes have to deal with, by Kate Beaton.
Talia Jane was the canary in the coal mine of wages in San Francisco. Here’s what’s happened since. (via Metafilter)
14 Epic Facts About Gangs of New York.
Why Are Highly Educated Americans Getting More Liberal? Because, duh.