|"The Witches' Cove," Follower of Jan Mandijn|
It's the first Link Dump of summer 2021 and the staffers of Strange Company HQ are ready for vacation!
What the hell was Greek fire?
What the hell blotted out this giant star?
Recreating prehistoric lamps and torches.
The sounds of Stonehenge.
Two famed New York theater cats.
A previously unknown ancient human species has been discovered.
When prisoners get inventive.
What it's like to have a hungry elephant in your kitchen.
More elephant mayhem!
Someone put two 17th century paintings in a dumpster. People would sorta like to know why.
You shouldn't be surprised to learn that strange things happen when you're a snake dancer.
When humans took over the planet.
A notorious religious prophetess.
Oh, goody, there's a freaking big comet heading our way.
The hazards of marrying Miss Spottswood.
Is there really an underworld?
A look at Christ Church, Spitalfields.
The many, many ghosts of Coggeshall, England.
The table of precedence for British officers in 19th century India.
It's believed that hummingbirds see colors that we do not.
The difficulties of working-class Venetians.
A 3,000 year old shark attack victim.
Europe's oldest known wine.
Before blogs, there were pamphlets.
The colorful life of "Indian Peter."
Red Wedding, meet Black Dinner.
A brief history of the end of the world.
The link between a gold coin and the Black Death.
Predictions about the United States from 200 years ago.
A look at the oldest house in London's East End.
An early 20th century family tragedy.
Murder at a reservoir.
Human chromosomes are weird.
A case of reincarnated twins.
That's all for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll look at a wild murder case from India. In the meantime, here's Alla Francesca.