Links of the Day

The Voyeur’s Motel

Paul Bowles and the Hypnotic Clamor of Morocco

The Forgotten Female Action Stars of the 1910s

Why We’re Hardwired to Hate Uncertainty

Writers Who Spied: The Unsurprising Link Between Writing and Espionage

When Venom Is Too Powerful

Australia’s Other Flying Doctors: The Spirits of Aboriginal Bush Healers

Thomas De Quincey and the Deadly Rivalries of 19th Century Magazines

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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

Links of the Day

Nights of Terror, Days of Weird: Selected Letters of Terry Southern

A Witch Is a Witch Is a Witch

Is the Future Award-Winning Novelist a Writing Robot?

The Suicide Note as Literary Genre

Bolivia’s Cholitas: Female Wrestlers Put Discrimination in a Stranglehold

Intelligent Machines Might Want to Become Biological Again

Further Adventures in Human Curiosity

The Strange Tale of Echo, the Parrot Who Saw Too Much

Microsoft Deletes ‘Teen Girl’ AI After It Becomes a Hitler-Loving Sex Robot After 24 Hours

That Time an NFL Player Saw a UFO

My Time as a UFO Investigator for the Government

Links of the Day

Do Psychedelic Drug Laws Violate Human Rights?

Not Just Fluffy Bunnies: The Dark Side of Beatrix Potter

The Beautiful Proto-Feminist Snark of Jane Austen’s Juvenilia

Can Drug Trips Be Religious? Rabbis Take ‘Shrooms for Science

Maha Shivratri: Why CERN Has a Statue of Lord Shiva

Science May Scoff, But Rice Professor and Best-Selling Author Believe the Inexplicable Does Occur

Erotic Blooms: The Sex Appeal of Flowers

Quest for the Real Life Treasures of Atari’s Swordquest

The Secret History of the Girl Detective

Interactive Cannibal Exhibit Comes to San Diego’s Museum of Man

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Links of the Day

The Dear Abby of Death

Cat Funerals in the Victorian Era

Ancient Egyptian Boat Discovered Near Pyramids

Capturing the Treasured Wisdom of Female Shamans in Russia

Mysterious Books Found In Dump Reveal Secret Writings of NYZMA

The Largest Gathering of Medievalists Happens Every Year in Kalamazoo

Learning to Love Brutalist Architecture

The Aesthetics of Hitler

Eyes Wide Shut: How to Cope with Night Terrors

Earth Is Made Up of Two Planets

The Superfluid Universe

Who Were the First Atheists?

The Afro-Nauts: African Cinema and the Rise of Lo-Fi Sci-Fi

 

Links of the Day

Changes in Climate Have Always Made Things Worse for (Accused) Witches

Knight Fights: Inside the Strange and Savage World of Medieval MMA

The Secret Meaning of Ghost Stories

“Shakespearonomics”– How Scientists Are Unlocking the Secrets of the Bard

Ancient ‘Dragon’ Found in Wales

Victorian Death Relics

Where Are All the Aliens?

Green Sentimentalists Forget Something: Nature is Brutal

Death of a Gravedigger

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The Death of the Gravedigger by Carlos Schwabe

 

Links of the Day

The History of Beheadings is the History of Political Debates Ending Poorly

Overachieving Japanese Farmers Make Terrifying Scarecrows

Are You Sure You Want to Quit the World?

Every Recording of Erik Satie’s Gymnopedie 1 Played at the Same Time

Chastity Belts: The Odd Truth About Locking Up Women’s Genitalia

Analyse Your Tone

The Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Abilities

The Psychical Research Foundation Needs Sitters

The Mysterious Folk Art of America’s Secret Societies

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