|"The Witches' Cove," Follower of Jan Mandijn|
This week's Link Dump is hosted by Edwardian actress Nina Sevening and her even more beautiful friend.
What the hell were the Oakville Blobs?
What the hell is this Utah monolith?
Who the hell murdered Dr. Cronin?
The Dark Ages were brighter than we thought.
The long and difficult journey of the Mayflower.
"Gilligan's Island" is playing a major role in a California lawsuit.
Chemistry's role in the birth of public hygiene.
Bill, renowned Post Office cat.
The world's largest bed.
America's first national Thanksgiving holiday.
Alaska has an entire town living under the same roof.
When astrology went to war.
The complicated life of an 18th century courtesan.
A family fight turns to murder in 13th century England.
So, who's up for paying nearly 3K for a bar of soap?
More on the Black Loyalists.
A skeptical look at Rosslyn Chapel.
One of those times when the words "unintended consequences" come to mind.
How a major-league book thief was caught.
...And, personally, I think she looks fantastic.
Shorter version: Scrabble tournaments are weird.
The singer who was supposed to be bigger than Bowie. (Spoiler: he wasn't.)
An Arctic survival story.
The man who wrestled a leopard.
Stalin and the psychic wizard.
The man who kept the mummified head of a king in his attic.
Pretty much the only job I'm suited for.
The day after Thanksgiving seems like a good time to talk ghostly turkeys.
An archaeologist thinks he's found the childhood home of Jesus.
How to plan for the execution of a queen.
The last days of Elizabeth I.
The poetic dentist.
How not to get rid of ants.
Photos of mid-20th century London.
A rock hunter's strange disappearance.
London's most famous body-snatchers.
Little-known scientific geniuses.
Nothing says "Let the good times roll" like the three words, "Temperance Tea Party."
Giving thanks 200 years ago.
People swallow the damnedest things.
A 16th century pirate queen.
A London man's...unusual memorial. And so 18th century.
The little old lady who was one of the worst people in American history.
And that's all for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll look at a womanizer's comeuppance. In the meantime, here's a Bob Seger song from back in the day. I hadn't heard this song for years until a day or two ago.