January 17 is Ben Franklin’s birthday – bio, quotes, videos, his 200 synonyms for drunk, the bodies found in his basement, and more
A brief history of shaving
The delicate art of breeding cheetahs
Dinosaurs performed dances to woo mates, according to new evidence.
ICYMI, Thursday’s links are here, and include the Feast of the Ass, an infographic on the most powerful weapon in sci-fi history, a map of power outages caused by squirrels (with bonus squirrel-related links), and that time President George H. W. Bush escaped cannibals.