Links of the Day

Strange Magic: The Story Behind Auckland’s Temple of Higher Thought

Nessie Takes a London Holiday

Harvard’s Eugenics Era

The Strange, Accidental Allure of Craigslist Mirrors

Stolen Munch Lithograph Recovered After 7 Years

How to Win the War On Drugs

Scientists Explain the Evolutionary Advantage of Trypophobia

Poisons, Potions, and Charms of Shakespeare’s Plays

How Klee’s Angel of History Took Flight

Vladimir Nabokov, Scientific Genius

Wolves Have Local Howl Accents

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Links of the Day

Occult Collection of Doreen Valiente to Go On Public Display

Why Do Humans Like to Get Drunk?

Found: Manuscript Written By Lovecraft and Commissioned By Houdini

The Return of the Black Panther

The Godmother of Manga Sex in Japan

Malcolm McLaren’s Son to Burn Punk Memorabilia Worth Millions

Night Soil and the Men Who Carted It Away

When Museums Rushed to Fill Their Rooms with Bones

Enlightened Artificial Intelligence

Isaac Newton Was the World’s First Counterfeiter Cop

The Green Man’s Journey From Nazi to Sweetcorn Salesman

Black Magic Selfies

Links of the Day

Reassembling John Dee’s Lost Library

New Discoveries About John Dee’s Family Reveals a Mysterious Dwarf and a Resemblance to His Mother

String Theory May Merge With the Other Theory of Everything

Scottish Society for Psychical Research May Give Up the Ghost

Mystery of Alien Skulls and a Nazi Briefcase

The Fairy Tales That Predate Christianity

Why Humans Find It Hard to Do Away With Religion

Thoth’s Storm: New Evidence for Egyptians In Ireland?

Five Planets Align in a Spectacular Celestial Show

Shock Art Needs to Grow Up

A French Communist Utopia In Texas

Links of the Day

The Wonderful World of Glow In The Dark Sea Turtles

David Bowie Explains His Use of Cut-Ups

Spiders On Mars

Journey Out: Women Who Escaped a Polygamous Mormon Cult

Can Another Body Be Seen as an Extension of Your Own?

Sarcasm Is Wasted on People Over 65

Lessons Learned From Fairy Tales

Britian’s Pompeii

Does Mein Kampf Remain a Dangerous Book?

Witches of Stalingrad

Unlocking the Mystery of Sharon Tate

The History and Uses of the Magical Mandrake

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No, not that Mandrake.

Links of the Day

Lifting the Veil on the New York Public Library’s Erotica Collection

Periodic Table’s Seventh Row Finally Filled as Four New Elements Added

Do Ruthless People Really Get Ahead?

All Stories Are the Same

A Historian Who Fled the Nazis and Still Wants Us to Read Hitler

The Benefits of Thinking Like a Stoner

Jean Dubuffet: The Art of Instinct

Pets and the Afterlife

West Coast Drought Uncovers Remnants of a Long-Sunken Oregon Town

The Priest Who Could See the Dead

Clinton Promises to Investigate UFOs If Elected

A Chinese Almanac That Takes a Wary View of the New Year

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