The Bright Side Of Awful Things finds the serendipitous silver linings in terrible things in science, history, current events and more.
Sea sponge the size of a minivan discovered in ocean depths off Hawaii
Photographers documented disappearing London in the 1870s
A fine tribute to Madeleine LeBeau on the LRB blog. Vive la France!
For decades, unidentified bodies have been consigned to the back rooms of morgues and all but forgotten. A handful of campaigners are on a quest to find out who they are.