Links of the Day

Burke & Hare in the 21st Century

Crossing Over: How Science Is Redefining Life and Death

The Octopus That Ruled London

Goat Rituals and Tree-Trunk Gravestones: The Peculiar History of Life Insurance

CT Scan Shows Pharaoh Ramses III Was Murdered By Multiple Assassins

Satan and the Harrowing of Hell

John Gray on Philip K. Dick: Lost In the Mulitverse of History

The Dominatrix Class That Changed My Life

Downwinders: Life Near Nuclear Explosions

Miss Atom Bomb

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Links of the Day

Albert Camus, Stranger In a Strange Land: New York

Richard Fariña: Lost Genius Who Bridged the Gap Between Beats and Hippies

Why Cryonics Makes Sense

How Words Shape Our World

School of Unexplained Knocks: Life Advice From a Professional Ghostbuster

Radar Scan Stokes Mystery Over Shakespeare’s Missing Skull

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Bounty On Two Shrunken Heads and Joe DiMaggio’s Bat

Stanley Hotel To Indefinitely Suspend All Paranormal Investigations.

Louisiana Flooding Unearths Caskets From Cemeteries

The Age of the Blade Runner Flying Geisha Advertisement Is Upon Us

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Links of the Day

The Eerie Grave of 200,000 Monks

What Is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?

The Lost Rolls and the Unreliable Shadow of Memory

Does One Ethnic Group Own Its Cultural Artifacts?

The Man Who Invented Dothraki

Iron Age Man Found Buried With Spears Sticking Out of Him “Like a Hedgehog”

Amateur Metal Detector Finds Crucifix That May Change the Historical Record of Christianity

The Walking Dead and the Importance of Dead Bodies

Hatha Yoga Inspired Abstract Art a Century Before Rothko

Jerry Lewis’ Lost Film: The Day the Clown Cried

Victorian Murder Pamphlets

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Links of the Day

The Deceptive Art of Storytelling

Woman’s Body Turns Food Into Alcohol

The Man Who Filled Newspapers with Monsters

China’s Cremation Competition

New Year’s Peas

The Irresistible Psychology of Fairy Tales

When Plants Go to War

Science Fiction That Became Science Fact This Year

The .50-Caliber Mousetrap Patent That Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Dual Purpose Memory Palace

Fail and Fail Again

The Glories of the Galapagos

A Taxonomy of David Bowie’s Many Personas and Imitators

Copenhagen’s Final Resting Place for the Homeless

Zen Nouveau

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