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It's time for this week's Link Dump!
Watch out for those Scottish vampires!
The scandalous murder of Jim Fisk.
Scottish graveyards with a grim past.
The post-French Revolution Tuileries Palace.
London's first underground paper.
A weird near miss for SpaceX.
Why Europeans once liked to paint smoking dogs.
When they tried getting cats to deliver mail.
The kind of thing that happens when you're unlucky enough to be a dead ringer for John Wilkes Booth.
Martin van Butchell saw no reason to stop living with his wife just because she was dead.
So, let's talk DIY smallpox vaccinations.
Italy's Robinson Crusoe doesn't want to leave.
Victorian newspapers and the "Children's Corner."
A campaigner for Indian independence.
The first known pregnant Egyptian mummy.
The unsinkable Violet Jessop.
Some unusual Scottish executions.
The cemetery for a drowned parish.
Colonel Towneley's very bad end.
The importance of personal ads in the American West.
The price of getting a shave in the 17th and 18th centuries.
In which the Duke of Wellington fusses about shoes.
The condiment that fell along with the Roman Empire. And it's possibly just as well that it did.
The story behind the notorious "Bigfoot film."
A 5,000 year old fingerprint.
A look at Early Modern wills.
How to defraud an undertaker.
The man who inspired Sherlock Holmes.
The Sultan's court and a rebellious dancer.
WWII's Operation Chariot.
The castaways of Tromelin Island.
A private investigator's strange murder.
Contemporary editorials about the death of John Wilkes Booth.
This may be the world's oldest home.
Why you may want to avoid hiking Mount Rainier.
Tom the Terror, U.S. Navy cat.
A brief history of fish sticks.
King Solomon, shipping magnate.
Uncovering a forged jewel.
The inventor of the Ferris Wheel.
The saga of Johanna the Super Whale.
The origin of the word "boycott."
A remarkable photo of the sun.
Tokyo's cat temple.
The life of Eugene Sue.
The last of the Charlies.
That's it for this week's Link Dump! See you on Monday, when we'll look at some Fortean servant trouble. In the meantime, take it easy.