First day of Fall (well, the middle of the night tonight, anyway): Autumnal equinox science, videos, quotes, poems, Vivaldi and Copernicus.
The Biggest Guns in Human History. Kind of related - Forgotten Weapons: The Burgess Folding Shotgun, a fascinating folding oddity from the 1890s.
The lies we tell are more convincing when we need to pee.
"Fiddler On The Roof" opened on this date in 1964. Here's some history, the Chagall painting it was based on, Zero Mostel singing "If I Were A Rich Man" and a Lego version.
Gallery of Soviet cigarettes.
46 Vintage Photos Of Boston After The Great Fire Of 1872
ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include Samuel Johnson insults, pulling a tooth with a drone, near-extinction events, and unusual travel warnings for visitors to the U.S.