Me elsewhere: The Last Kingdom Episode 1 recap and the week's TV news.
Russian Military Uses Syria as Proving Ground, and West Takes Notice
9 questions about Denmark, Bernie Sanders’s favorite socialist utopia (Watch Borgen! I must say that every time Denmark comes up.)
Whoa: The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy
This year in news, according to terrible sexy Halloween costumes
Nifty: Electronic Beowulf 4.0
Too Close to Ted Bundy
Huh, this John Lennon/Brian Epstein movie sounds interesting.
Beautiful Early-20th-Century Watercolors of Apple Varieties You Don’t See Much Anymore
Scientists Discover 9,000-Year-Old Case of Decapitation in the Americas
Emails From Luna Lovegood