The Way Childbirth Used to Be. Childbirth is no picnic. But at least it no longer involves chickens and weasels.
Mourad Laachraoui is the taekwondo European Champion, and will compete as part of the Belgium national team at the Olympics in Rio next month. Najim Laachraoui, a suicide bomber who died at the Brussels airport in March, is Mourad Laachraoui’s older brother. (via Metafilter)
The Generic Villain Problem. Hollywood tends to hire the best actors for those roles, and them hide them behind prosthetics, makeup, or CGI.
23 Haunted College Campuses. Your school might be on the list.
The Justice in Superhero Conformity. Audiences don’t like their comic book heroes deconstructed.
10 Classic Swimming Pool Games. A little competition can keep the sibling squabbling down to a low roar.
Here’s A Short Story About A Rescued Cat. Fat Face has her problems, but ended up as a much-loved pet.
20 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco. The city is so much more than high rents and hipsters.
The silently devastating landmines of Cambodia. There are millions left from the Vietnam War, still able to detonate.