Free-market economist Milton Friedman's birthday is this weekend: some favorite quotes and short videos. And Beatrix Potter's birthday was yesterday: in addition to Peter Rabbit et al, she produced some gorgeous botanical drawings.
Ready for a career change? The Smithsonian is Looking for a Beer Historian.
Scientists think cockroach milk could be the superfood of the future.
Check out this test for eighth graders in Kentucky dated 1912.
Extreme Alpine Soccer Is Played on Impossible Slopes.
What Is American Cheese, Anyway?
ICYMI, Tuesday's links are here, and include toasters of the 1920s, the coldest places on earth. how a grizzly bear ended up on California's flag, Aldous Huxley's birthday, and an excellent photoessay of animals at war during World War I.