800 years ago today, Magna Carta was signed: history, quotes, Monty Python's explanation and the Horrible Histories song version. Related: The Field Where Liberty Was Sown, on re-learning that lesson.
The science behind why the return-trip always feels shorter than the trip there.
What Determines “Party Cloudy” vs. “Mostly Sunny”? (And Other Weather Terms Explained).
Sir Christopher Lee (aka Saruman and Dracula, among many others) died last week: here’s a supercut of his death scenes.
Synthetic Street USA was a fake, part of the camouflage that covered the B17 Bomber factory in Seattle during WWII.
ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include the surprisingly interesting history of air conditioning, some killer animal-plant mash-ups, 18 awesome things invented by mistake, my favorite Father's Day story, and some extremely muscular dogs.