October 14, 1066 was the Battle of Hastings: history, quotes, videos, maps, and links.
What It’s Like to Carry Your Nobel Prize through Airport Security in Fargo, ND.
Faust, Mephistopheles, Napolean, Oliver Cromwell or a Hugenot: Halloween Ideas From an 1884 Costume Guide. Related, chronologically: Moral Panics Of 1878: NY Times Warns People About The Evils Of Thomas Edison's Aerophone.
Here's a gallery of Stairs That Lead Nowhere.
ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include using Shakespearean insults in an office setting, the real length of dog years, extraordinarily accurate medieval maps, and flowers that look like other thing.