Grandmothers gave humans longer lifespans.
Notes on the History of Mother’s Day: Five Things Worth Knowing.
For your wino mom or wife on Mother’s Day: FlaskScarf, tampon flasks, or the Wine Rack
Anna Jarvis invented Mother’s Day, then spent the rest of her life fighting against it.
A Biologist’s Mother’s Day Song: Slightly more than half of everything I am is thanks to you.
Six Unforgettable Movie Mothers and the Real Moms They Depicted.
Don’t get along with your mom? This might help:
ICYMI, Wednesday’s links are here, and include what happens to birds during a hurricane, early attempts to produce the flying car we were supposed to have by now, Amazon reviews left by scientists (“Fits neatly inside a lizard’s cloaca.”), and, for J. M. Barrie’s birthday, the dark side of Peter Pan.