V-J Day: 70 years ago today, the end of WWI came with Japan’s official surrender
Taking specialization a bit too far: This leech feeds on hippo rectums
Doing the math: How much lembas would the fellowship need walking into Mordor?
The birth of the bicycle after volcanoes killed all of the horses.
ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include the anniversary of Skynet self-awareness, the truth about chastity belts, why some athletes drink their own urine, and 1896 advice on electric-car driving.