in that photograph?" Tom Shieber knows how to find the answers to the most obscure questions by detailed investigation. (via Metafilter)
Some Countries Have Brought New Cases of COVID-19 Down To Nearly Zero. How Did They Do It?
For Sale: The First Printing of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
The Black Investigator Who Went Undercover as a White Man in the Jim Crow South. (via Damn Interesting)
Ancient Roman Mosaic Floor Unearthed Beneath Italian Vineyard.
How the Influenza Pandemic Popularized Lemons.
Artist Chet Phillips has created a series of illustrations that portray fictional creatures from pop culture as vintage scientific field studies.
My fiancée says I'm handsome...like a Japanese woodblock print. (via Everlasting Blort)
Small Towns Won’t Know They’re Infected Until It’s Too Late. (via Digg)
A blast from the past (2011): Deep Fried on a Stick: Innovations in Fair Food.