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This week's Link Dump is here!
Unfortunately, as usual, putting it together has left the staffers as basket cases.
A grave gets mysterious visitors.
A lesser-known American naval hero.
European house cats go back a really long way.
A look at secret passageways.
A life on the lam.
Four objects that made science history.
The strange case of a destitute man in London.
How to unmake a priest.
One of the most heavily-engaged units of the American Revolutionary War.
So, you want to prove there's life after death? Here's one guy who really walked the walk.
When deadly steamboat races were popular.
Inventing a royal past.
Hollywood's first professional stuntwoman.
The life of an author "torn between Catholicism and diabolism."
An alleged alien abduction case.
The long history of a New York mansion.
A little boy gets a little visitor.
The origins of calling a group of people "you lot."
Contemporary news reports about the theft of the Mona Lisa.
A brief history of the Gibson Girl.
A paranormal escape from premature burial.
The coronation of George II and Queen Caroline.
The coronation of James II.
The mysteries of the "Stone of Destiny."
The mysteries of the Mayan calendar.
A look at Truxtun bowls.
Well, when a guy dies saying the Devil has him by the throat, don't be surprised when he becomes a ghost.
A scientist ranked the pain of stinging insects so you don't have to.
In which we learn that the Devil once left his pants in Bruges.
A 19th century handbook for European women visiting the tropics.
A hiker just found 2,000 year old buried treasure.
Whistleblowers and UFOs.
The first celebrity robot.
Sand as quack medicine.
A 1st century surgeon who was buried with the tools of his trade.
That time London tried to have its own Eiffel Tower, and it didn't go so well.
That time people tried to domesticate zebras, and it didn't go so well.
That time three Martians sued NASA, and it didn't go so well.
The history of the "cries of London."
The ancient gods of a lost civilization.
Foul facts and a pretended marriage.
Remembering the "Hitler's diary" hoax.
The first "pocket phonograph."
Um, guys? The world already has plenty of natural-born pathological liars. You really didn't need to invent one.
Henry VII writes to the shipwrecked Margaret of Austria.
That's it for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll travel to India to meet some very dangerous ghosts. In the meantime, let's travel to Ireland!