Baking Cookies in Space. They managed to successfully bake two cookies, which took two hours each. (via Boing Boing)
Can you point to Ukraine on a map? I did. (via Kottke)
The False Dmitris; or, When the Russians Call a Period in Their History the "Time of Troubles," You Know Things Were Really Bad.
Elephants escape circus in Russia to play in the snow. (via Neatorama)
From Windsor Castle to North Dakota. Marie Downing Williams was a dresser and confidant of both Queen Victoria and exiled Empress Eugenie of France who became an American settler. (via Strange Company)
Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village. (via Metafilter)
Was the Star Wars Galaxy Better Off After Return of the Jedi or The Rise of Skywalker?
The Dolly Parton Meme Spreads Laughs.
A blast from the past (2007): The Legacy of Sadako.