The Last of Its Kind. What it's like to witness the passing of a species. (via TYWKIWDBI)
A Brief Compendium of Medical Quackery.
The Pirate Who Penned the First English-Language Guacamole Recipe. And introduced the literary world to a lot of other new foods. (via Strange Company)
Odd Features Found in Real Homes. The winner by a landslide is a bathtub with quick access to a broken neck.
A Brief and Awful History of the Lobotomy. (via Nag on the Lake)
Everyone loves how pure this nail-painting grandpa is.
When Did People Start Turning Things Up to 11? Spinal Tap was not the first time.
The Scientist Who Raced Against Death to Transform Physics. (via Digg)
Giraffe has a need for speed.
A blast from the past (2008): The Many Views of Abbey Road.