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Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday links

November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day: God preserved us from the "secret contrivance and hellish malice of Popish Conspirators".

Telegraph operators were the first to know news of the Civil War, which arrived in code. Related: how the breaking news spread in 1776.

The Nazi Werewolves Who Terrorized Allied Soldiers at the End of WWII. 

ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include Daylight Saving Time history (including Ben Franklin's satirical proposal), the science of chocolate, personal eating knives if Medieval Europe, 16th century eyebrow interpretation, and that time Supreme Court Justice Rehnquist proposed to Supreme Court Justice O'Connor.

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