Early explosives, including cat and bird bombs, from 16th century illustrated manuscripts.
The Wool Brigades of World War I, When Knitting Was a Patriotic Duty.
The Deadliest Natural Disaster in U.S. History. The 1900 hurricane left over 6,000 dead in Galveston.
A subway-style map of the Roman roads of Britain.
Pigeons of War and their Double Decker Buses.
ICYMI, Monday’s links are here, and include facial reconstructions of famous historical figures, the science of sword-swallowing, sunken Nazi gold, and Milton Friedman’s birthday.