George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention, including an article about the gory history behind Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum:
Madame Tussaud Used Beheaded Politicians to Create Her Original Waxworks
Ancient Trees: Woman Spends 14 Years Photographing World’s Oldest Trees
DARPA Is Planning to Hack the Human Brain to Let Us "Upload" Skills
From the Desks of Project Blue Book
Scientists found the ideal place to simulate Mars: Oman’s desert
Is Humanity Ready for the Discovery of Alien Life?
Pictured: April 1, 1971-- Spanish painter Salvador Dali during the presentation of his waxwork portrait at the Gustave Moreau Museum in Paris.