Friday, January 19, 2018
Weekend Link Dump
This week's Link Dump is again sponsored by the Cats of Winter Amalgamated!
What the hell is the Hypatia Stone?
What the hell happened to Clem Graver?
What the hell happened to Malinda Snyder?
Who the hell was Lambert Simnel?
Who the hell betrayed Anne Frank? Nobody?
Watch out for those Mystery Poets!
Watch out for those ghost ewes!
Watch out for those haunted battleships!
Watch out for those haunted steamships!
Watch out for the Watra Mama!
The latest Great Pyramid weirdness.
The latest radio bursts from outer space weirdness.
Singing about Napoleon.
When cudgelling matches were a thing.
The link between the 1840 presidential election and American cuisine.
A ghost in yellow calico.
A history of mail-order magazines.
A history of "Laugh-In."
A lynching in Colorado.
An account of humpback whales saving seals.
A painting of proverbs.
Secret text in an Alexander Hamilton letter.
Marie Antoinette's household.
Ireland's "Vanishing Triangle."
The unsolved murder of a pub landlady.
The grave of a canine WWII vet.
Empress Josephine's chateau.
The lifestyles of the Georgian rural poor.
The true average lifespan of medieval people.
The dubious death of Jeremy Radcliffe.
The Spa Fields riots.
The unsolved murders at Lake Bodom.
The unsolved murder of Daisy Zick.
The prophecy of Benrose Billman.
Madame Tussaud's Napoleon relics.
This week's Advice From Thomas Morris: What not to do with rocks.
The Indian Armed Forces in WWI.
A mystic and con man in early 20th century Los Angeles.
Let's appreciate some dragons, shall we?
The letters of Lady Jane Grey.
A strange Iron Age fort.
The crimes that changed history.
Charles Hindley's Cries of London.
A "wretch robbed of life."
One for the Weird Wills file.
London's lost "city of the future."
The contentious burial of a General's dog.
Mr. Henderson teleports.
A 16th century witch trial.
A Saturday night in 1824 London.
World's worst maternity ward.
The execution of one very busy thief.
That's it for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll look at Fortean Follies in a dentist's office. In the meantime, here's the late Edwin Hawkins.