the ‘This Is Fine’ Dog. (via Damn Interesting)
The Remains Of Stalin’s Dead Road. Gulag prisoners were used to build the Transpolar Mainline Railway, which went to ruin after the dictator's death. (via Metafilter)
Black Like Me, 50 Years Later. An article from 2011 shows what a remarkable man author John Howard Griffin was.
A 500-year-old statue of St. George in Spain got the Ecce Homo treatment in 2018, but after a year's work, it has been properly restored.
Study shows that Trump’s new “Affordable Clean Energy” rule will lead to more CO2 emissions, not fewer.
Making Mama proud.
The World's First Roller Coaster at Sea. (via Dave Barry)
The Forgotten Trans History of the Wild West.
How Did the Oregon Republican Party Get So Crazy?
A blast from the past (2008): 7 Heroic Dogs.