Dumb Crooks of the Old West. The Dalton Gang's last robbery was an exercise in incompetence.
"Trump doesn’t know anything or really believe anything about any topic beyond himself, because he has no interest in any topic beyond himself; his evident cognitive decline and hyperactive laziness and towering monomania ensure that he will never again learn a new thing in his life."
How Would We Pay Interstellar Workers? A contract signed today may not be worth much when they return in twenty years.
The Neapolitan "Kindergarten Ship." For 15 years in the early 20th century, poverty-stricken Italian boys as young as six could better themselves by going to sea on the ship Caracciolo.
How Terminator 2: Judgment Day Changed the Blockbuster Game. Making a sequel when the main characters already died was a fairly new concept.
My Hero Grandmother Who Escaped An Arranged Marriage. She sailed to America by herself at age 13. (via Metafilter)
How to Sell a Frank Lloyd Wright House. And why you might not want to buy one.
Why Obamacare didn't implode. Every county in the US now has at least one insurance option available through the ACA exchanges.
It Wasn't Always Easy to Determine Whether a Person was Dead. A case from 1702 chronicles how doctors tried to revive a man with procedures that were tantamount to torture. (via Strange Company)
The Socialism America Needs Now.