Trial by Touch was a method of determining guilt in a murder case that was used occasionally in colonial America.
The Experimental Nuclear Reactor Secretly Built Under the University of Chicago.
These are rather astonishing: Composite Images of Birds in Flight Inspired by an 150-Year-Old Technique.
Scandinavian Airlines has a collection of photographs of elegant in-flight dining from the 1950s.
ICYMI, Monday's links are here, and include the physics of stopping a meteor with one punch, explanations of the 33 possible gender choices on an Australian sex survey, the mystery of why you can't remember being a baby, and a set of journalism bloopers (including "Here's How You Can Lick Doberman's Leg Sores").