The Weird and Very Long History of State Liquor Laws.
This explains a lot: In 1950, the U.S. Released a Bioweapon in San Francisco.
Awkward Pregnancy Photos.
Traditional Japanese Spider Fighting.
ICYMI, Thursday’s links are here, and include the summer solstice, a gallery of cars with propellers, healthy summer advice from 1656, and the unsuccessful Cold War-era attempt to eavesdrop via transmitters implanted into cats:
CIA staffers drove Acoustic Kitty to the park and tasked it with capturing the conversation of two men sitting on a bench. Instead, the cat wandered into the street, where it was promptly squashed by a taxi.