From 1960, here’s how to build your own fallout shelter.
When Americans Dined (and Dated) in Cemeteries.
A Million People Are Jailed at China’s Gulags. I Managed to Escape. Here’s What Really Goes on Inside
October 21 is Trafalgar Day: history, videos, art, and links. Trafalgar was the greatest British naval victory of the Napoleonic wars, and essentially destroyed the sea power of France in a single engagement.
How Do Sodas in Outdoor Vending Machines Not Freeze in Winter?
ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include the 1814 London Beer Flood that killed eight people, a detailed account of the Notre Dame restoration process, a map of the entire Internet as of 1973 that fit on one sheet of paper, and, from 1865, Mark Twain’s proposal for climate control.