Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809.
The Strange Beauty of Soviet Bus Stops.
How Wild Animals Self-Medicate.
How to Prevent Drunkenness, per 1612. Spoiler – there are roasted goat lungs involved.
The House That Spied on Me.
The true story behind Burt Reynolds’ nude centerfold.
ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include an 1861 Victorian sex manual, dubious studies on how 1.
Today is the birthday of Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, who were born on this day in 1809. It is also "Galapagos Day," because on February 12, 1832, there was a formal ceremony to mark Ecuador's formal acquisition of the Galapa...
Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born on February 12, 1809. Beyond the coincidence of their being born on the same day, there were many points of connection in their lives and thought.I have written a series of posts on this,...
It's that time of the year when I traditionally observe the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, who were born on February 12, 1809. I see at least six points of similarity between Darwin and Lincoln. (1) Both saw the uni...