During the past year, the school bus drove by Rain Price's house after picking him up at the bus stop. And every day, his dad would be there in front of the house, waving, in a different costume every day. (via Metafilter)
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In 1900, a new dress could cost a couple month’s wages. The History of a Cheap Dress explains how clothing used to be, and what is has become. (via Boing Boing)
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One way to make a trombone cool is to have it shoot flames. It sounds like a joke, but here is the Frankenhorn!
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Where Prisoners Can Do Anything, Except Leave. (NYT link) The San Antonio prison in Venezuela is run by inmates for inmates.
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Batman has a conversation with Bruce Wayne. It's a great gag, and took more acting skills than we normally give Adam West credit for. (via Breakfast Links)
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A History of Ultraviolence in Film. You might laugh at the things that could get a movie banned back in the day, but they caused me nightmares. (via Gorilla Mask)
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6 Presidential Siblings and the Headaches They Caused. You can pick your friends, your nose, and your political appointments, but you have no choice of brothers and sisters.