|Renoir, "Luncheon of the Boating Party"|
Before we get on with the links, here's a pic of Strange Company HQ's Thanksgiving dinner.
Yes, it's still being debated: What the hell is the Shroud of Turin?
Yes, it's still being debated: Who the hell was D.B. Cooper?
The ghost of a Puritan maiden.
Caring for the mentally ill in medieval times.
Ice Age humans in the Arctic Circle.
Looking for lost dogs in Regency England.
A notable Georgian era woman.
19th century national stereotypes.
The Bosak encounter: a particularly weird UFO report.
The execution of the last of the Plantagenet heirs. Replacing that dynasty with the Tudors was a sad event for England, IMO.
The man-beast of Sugar Valley.
Victorian DIY Christmas decorations.
The first woman hanged in colonial Australia.
The woman who created America's Thanksgiving Day.
Let's talk really, really bad Thanksgiving plays. A play that's a real turkey! Get it? Get it?...Never mind.
This week in Russian Weird gives us high-tech cows.
The werewolf panic of the...1970s? Actually, for those of us who remember the '70s, this isn't surprising.
This is really not the way to get published.
That time President Coolidge didn't eat a raccoon.
Some good news: French ducks just won a lawsuit.
The 1969 Scientology murders.
The creepy mystery of the sand dune that swallowed a child.
A dual disappearance and death that sounds like a real-life "Blair Witch Project."
Maybe this is why people eat turkeys. Self-defense.
The historical mystery behind Lincoln's first inaugural photograph.
There are times when I really hate the 18th century.
Mary Lincoln and Queen Victoria, pen pals.
The story behind a famed melody.
Some adventurous female sailors.
The man who cursed plums.
A 45,000 year old figurine.
A day in the life of Queen Victoria.
The ghosts of paleontology.
Sad news from 1858 India.
Did we kill off all the other humans?
The "world's most loyal dog."
More on the Chinese seals of Ireland.
More on the Great Pyramid's "hidden chamber."
That's all for this week! See you next week, when we'll look at one of Idaho's most baffling cold cases. In the meantime, here's the SFO: