The Scandalous Divorce Case that Influenced the Declaration of Independence
This is fascinating: China's Mistress-Dispellers
The Great Uprising: How a Powder Revolutionized Baking
Here is a very useful and important review of the new Transformers movie.
The British Library has a fun post about manuscripts showing how people in cold climates thought others stayed cool in hot weather. It involves the marvelous sentence "Medieval writers also worried about how dragons coped with heat."