10 Excruciating Medical Treatments from the Middle Ages. You'd have to be pretty desperate, or near death, to submit to any of these. (via Gorilla Mask)
*
A Big-Ass List Of Student Loan Resources. With links. Students may want to bookmark this page.
*
The Slide Aquatic. Should a dead pet fish get a respectful burial or become dinner? The water slide will decide!
*
Why do mummies often look as if they are screaming? Surely they aren't all cursed! (via Metafilter)
*
The 10 Craziest Diets in History. To try these, you must really hate eating less and exercising more.
*
Marine biologist Sheril Kirshenbaum confronts the sexist remarks that accompanied her welcome to Discover magazine's site, and the general sexism in science.
*
Six Cool Plants I Would Find A Way To Kill. Despite having a black thumb, Stacy is fascinated by garden plants.