Monday, September 06, 2010

Labor Day Reading

Go Where? Sex, Gender, and Toilets. What minimalist restroom signs say about how men and women are perceived. (via Metafilter)

You've heard moderate drinking is good for your health. Now evidence shows that even heavy drinkers outlive teetotalers.

Chemistry Lab Horror Stories. Read these and never be caught without your goggles again.

A set of high-resolution photographs of the people of World War II. These were our parents and grandparents, or folks just like them.

6 Famous Unsolved Mysteries (That Have Totally Been Solved). Because the common, logical, and accepted explanation doesn't make nearly as good a story.

Scalpels and skulls point to Bronze Age brain surgery. (via Boing Boing)

Only the Creepiest Photos Ever Taken. Having a portrait made after death may give you the willies, but in Victorian times, it was often the only photographic record the person left behind.

A collection of candid photographs of Golden Age Hollywood stars.

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