Friday links

by Debby Witt

The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary.

And the winner of the vote for official mascot of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society is…

Mid-1800s Locomotive Builders’ Prints.

The Map That Lincoln Used to See the Reach of Slavery shows the concentration of slaves by county in 1860.

Talking urinal aims to prevent drunk driving by discussing one’s aim.

Heineken’s Lost Plan To Build Houses Out Of Beer Bottles.

The Corner

The one and only.