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This week’s Link Dump is here!
Ready or not!
How to be a successful body snatcher.
Remembering the South Sea Bubble.
Human footprints from 120,000 years ago.
Liverpool, you have a green glowing UFO on your hands.
The 1925 Serum Run.
The baboon who worked as a railroad signalman.
I am so proud to be able to announce that this week marks the 60th anniversary of Nixon's Unfinished Sandwich.
A visit from our old friends Goss and Udderzook. (My post is here, if you just can't get enough of those two.)
An unusual German burial from 1,500 years ago.
The East India Company's attempts to save enslaved children.
The folklore of white deer.
An 8,400 year old dog burial.
The ghostly drummer of Cortachy Castle.
A diplomat's mysterious death.
The wandering remains of a Hiroshima victim.
The relics of Scottish murderer William Burke.
Makeup tips from WWII.
Defoe on how to deal with epidemics.
The French Revolution's most notorious prosecutor.
Pro tip: do not follow the Galley Slave Diet.
The vet who accidentally killed Charles Dickens' raven.
This week in Russian Weird looks at the time a bell was exiled to Siberia. And the Petrozavodsk phenomenon. And the announcement that Venus is now a Russian colony.
And what would 2020 be without a feral swine bomb?
The truth about tantric sex. (With some NSFW art.)
At least Jonah didn't have to worry about rheumatism.
19th century rules for women cyclists.
A waif and the Gates Ajar.
Why Janet Spark had a hard time resting in peace.
This article will make you very glad for the invention of toilet paper.
Apocryphal Christian texts dealing with wizard battles and demon circles.
1973 was a big year for UFOs.
Grover Cleveland's White House wedding.
In other news, scientists are being paid to tickle rats.
Advertisements for the Jamestown colony.
Men are from Mars...except Tesla, of course. He came from Venus.
The sad marriage of the Duke of Wellington.
The life of an 18th century mariner.
A 50-year-long true crime story.
A schoolgirl's unsolved murder.
A strange death in Hells Canyon.
In defense of Nero.
That's it for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll look at a couple's unsolved disappearance. In the meantime, here's this lovely Sephardic song.