"...we should pass over all biographies of 'the good and the great,' while we search carefully the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in Bedlam, or upon the gallows."
~Edgar Allan Poe

Friday, May 31, 2013

Weekend Link Dump

Strange company may simply go off to live in a remote cave somewhere.

Just like the cats.

This week's roundup of the Good, the Bad, and the Weird:

So, what the hell is...Eh, you know the rest.

In the midst of life...

The very first photograph of the moon.

The Middle Ages:  Dark Age or Golden Age?

Göbekli Tepe, one of the world's great Mystery Sites.

The ice-skating ghost sisters of Central Park.

A look at the Detectives' Lunch Club, where murder is always on the menu.

A story both happy and sad:  Dallas the Cat finally comes back home.

To make a long story short, science says that our universe is one big ol' freak of nature that has no business existing.  This would certainly explain a lot.

The strange death of Dr. William Kirwan:  A Victorian murder with some very puzzling elements.

An array of cat superstitions. Whatever you do, don't keep them from singing!

What's the world's most expensive lawn fertilizer, you ask?  A Ferrari, of course.

Face it, scientists.  Poe already said it all for you in "Eureka."

In which we discover that Mayans greatly resembled a modern-day fraternity house.

Some would say Hollywood itself is one big creepy, cursed urban legend, but...

In that same vein, I present a roundup of some of the entertainment industry's darkest unsolved mysteries.  Surprisingly, Justin Bieber's career success is omitted from the list.

Let's wrap it up with my favorite photo of the week, via Twitter:

That's all, folks.  Monday, I return with the saga of the Scottish nobleman who was a real little devil.

Considering what sort of blog I have here, I think you can guess I'm not speaking metaphorically.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the link - and another terrific list to beguile my Friday morning.


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