An Apology to Women. From the Annals of Improbable Research.
The Crucified Sheep, Tattooed Frogs, and Crocheted Skeletons of a Rogue Taxidermy Fair in Brooklyn. I’m just so happy that headline doesn’t describe a food festival.
This Thursday, October 23rd, 2014, the moon will pass in front of the sun without totally blocking it out. This partial solar eclipse will be visible to almost everyone in the United States and Canada.
50 of the Scariest Short Stories of All Time. Most of them are available to read online!
The true story of Stronzo Bestiale (and other scientific jokes). Stronzo Bestiale, who is cited in quite a few papers, means “total asshole.” (via Look at This)
People often wonder why abused women don’t just leave their partner. It’s because leaving is even more dangerous than staying.
The Weirdest Attractions From Coney Island's Heyday. A new book chronicles exhibits, freak shows, and rides we’ll never see again.
Suni, one of the last two northern white rhino breeding males, has died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. That leaves only six northern white rhinos left in the world.
How Leper Colonies Work. The slow-working, easily treatable disease leprosy used to be the most horrible thing that could happen to you.
What dogs think about. They’re pondering the big questions.