The Lady of the Lines. Maria Reiche dedicated her life to the study and preservation of the Nazca lines.
Paramedic's Response to "Burger Flippers" Making an Equal $15/Hour is Beautiful. (via reddit)
Several times a day, we get a new yet old obituary from a bot that Tweets reports of deaths at Medieval Death Bot. The causes of death are intriguing, as they raise more questions than can possibly be answered. (via b3ta) http://www.b3ta.com/
5 Things You Didn't Know About Blue Jeans. The American uniform for almost 100 years.
Why Occam's Razor Doesn't Apply to Physics.
"Physics has shown us time and time again that our human views of
what's logically consistent or preferred are terrible guides to
understanding the Universe."
You should’ve asked. A graphic explanation as to why women still do most of the work at home. (via Metafilter)
6 Facts That Will Clear Up Your Confusing Life. No one knows what they want to be when they grow up.
The True Story of Brainwashing and How It Shaped America. The US government went into overdrive to research brainwashing in the 1950s.
How the Beatles Wrote "A Day in the Life." The many-layered song is so different from the Beatles of just a couple of years before. (via Metafilter)
What’s Kept the Society Against Quackery Going for 137 Years.