10-Ton Bullet. We are grateful this scheme never panned out.
How Jeremy Bentham Finally Came to America, Nearly 200 Years After His Death.
Do Astronauts Believe in Aliens?
The Best and Worst Movies of the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. Many are documentaries that you'll need to seek out to see.
The Surprising History of the Wolf Whistle. It originally had a connection to real wolves.
The Oral History of Fanboys, a Love Letter to Star Wars Obliterated By the Dark Side of Hollywood. It's a wonder anyone ever got to see it at all.
The Terror's Fatal Voyage Gets Off to a Promising Start. The new AMC series fills in a 170-year-old mystery with possibly supernatural details.
Why It's Impossible to Be Constantly Happy. A neuroscientist explains how our nerve cells are programmed to detect change and ignore constant stimuli. (via Metafilter)
Is This Treasure Trove of Movie Ads From the Heyday of Newspapers Worth $20 Million? Even for a one-of-a-kind collection, the trick is in finding the right buyer.
The Divisiveness of Olive Gardens. Is a preference for local restaurants over a chain protective or pretentious?