Ambergris. Although perfumers now use a synthetic version, the real thing is rare enough to be prized. (via Smithsonian)
Daniel Lambert: England’s Most Famous Fat Man.
Weight Used to Cheat in Trade During First Temple Era Found in Jerusalem. (via Strange Company)
How Did Smallpox Anti-Vaxxers Compare to Those Today? (via Damn Interesting)
Dyson May Be Developing a Robot Vacuum that Can Climb Stairs.
It's time once again to check in on Parallel Earth! The latest comic from Tom Tomorrow.
The Brook is a Tinyhouse with Innovative Features that Make it Feel Big.
Why The Romans Punished Dogs And Honored Geese. Not that it affected the future behavior of either species.
5 Wondrous Ways People Used Science To Make Art.
A blast from the past (2010): The Ten Weirdest Sharks Ever.