not all of them employed by NASA. Dave Porter was a Navy seaman aboard the U.S.S. Hornet in 1969, charged with retrieving the astronauts from the ocean after they splashed down.
How Indiana Jones And Darth Vader Killed Hitler.
Who Knew? Chickens In Tutus Are A Thing. (via Everlasting Blort)
Their Family Bought Land One Generation After Slavery. The Reels Brothers Spent Eight Years in Jail for Refusing to Leave It.
The Fascinating Daguerrotypes of Victorians Breastfeeding.
A Father, a Daughter, and the Attempt to Change the Census. How Stephanie Hofeller’s estrangement from her family may have altered American political history.
Bacon Deviled Eggs with Caramelized Onions and Cheddar Cheese. (via Metafilter)
The Most Boring Tourist Trap in Every U.S. State. (Thanks, WTM!)
How Do Countries Get Their Names? Every name of every country has a story behind it, but if you look closely, those stories mostly fall into one of four categories.(via Nag on the Lake)
A blast from the past (2008): High Class (and high price) Toilets.