This weekend's Link Dump is proud to be sponsored by the legendary Puss in Boots!
How the hell did Wilma Montesi die?
Watch out for those toilet ghosts!
Watch out for those goblin jackets!
Watch out for those killer rabbits!
Watch out for those maggot rains!
Watch out for the Beast of Gevaudan!
Watch out for those Midsummer fairies!
The lopsided Great Pyramid.
Texas and Stephen F. Austin.
The New World Order and Cecil Rhodes.
An amusement park ride that really needs to make a comeback.
The whistling Caribbean Sea.
The woman who sees all too well.
Why you would not want to visit Venus.
Marriage, as seen by the "middling sort."
I can't say I'm unhappy to see National Insect Week come to a close.
The "three military arts."
One very special drinking glass.
The unfortunate Constance Wilde.
Dangerous dogs and escaping elephants.
Midsummer folklore and the Black Death.
The Devil's Column.
The curious fame of Buckminster Fuller.
A woman's life journey, told in one 1930s scrapbook.
How to be an 18th century criminal.
Tips from an 1871 guide to New York.
Tips from a medieval guide to faking virginity.
The Collapse of Civilization; or, Here We Go Again.
You just never know when you might become a witch.
One busy day at Newgate.
Pajamas and Kaiser Wilhelm.
Some 18th century female boxers.
There are some freaking old whales out there.
Look, he wasn't called "Charles the Bad" for nothing.
I'm assuming there'd be fewer divorces if married couples still got bacon as a reward.
Miss Bacillus, one hardy guinea pig.
19th century "confidence men."
Let's talk amputated bowels, shall we?
A description of medieval whaling.
The birth of the hot dog.
The notorious Madame Recamier.
The baby and the Fairy Bush.
The sad tale of the violent pauper.
The strange tale of the Gold Dust Twins.
The even stranger tale of the stumbling ghost.
The just freaking nuts tale of the Renwick Cockatrice.
Our weekly Sinking Siberia alert!
And that wraps it up. See you on Monday, when we'll be going exploring! In the meantime, let's dance: