A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news
- A history of vaccinations.
- A brief history of animal death in space.
- The coolest historical gifs you will ever see.
- The really cool history of mountain biking.
- Is a little bit of Lithium good for our health?
- Who gets the royalty checks for Mein Kampf?
- A 19th-century guide to Philadelphia’s brothels.
- Debunking the origin story of the summer vacation.
- From punchcard to barcode: A supermarket history.
- The forgotten history of WWI’s female shell shock victims.
- Historian sues to gain access to police records of 1960s group.
- Saggy pants and the long history of “dangerous” street fashion.
- Government researcher fired after her 1980s activism revealed.
- 10 people who were erased from history. (See if you can find the linked Nursing Clio story).
*Today’s featured image is courtesy of Wellcome Images.