A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news
- A brief history of beards.
- Examining Hitler’s teeth.
- Flirting tips from the Victorians.
- The racist history of amusement parks.
- A history of America’s awful beer glass.
- The surprisingly intolerant history of milk.
- Victorians, train rides, and instant insanity.
- Debunking the myth of the chubby chaser.
- A story about sex dolls yesterday and today.
- A history of medicine and magic in Australia.
- The odd history of the first erotic computer game.
- Another story about sex dolls yesterday and today.
- How the C-section went from last resort to overused.
- The black woman who revolutionized menstrual pads.
- The Chinese Exclusion Act continues to affect the U.S.
- How snobbery took the spice out of European cooking.
- Candy aspiring, safety cups, and the history of children’s drugs.
- Cleopatra portrayals reveal changing perceptions of sex, women, and race.
I look forward to your newsletter every week. Thanks for doing this roundup for us.