Highlights from the week at Neatorama include a catalogue of gorgeous vintage microscope slides, the man who defaced a Rothko mural, a bizarre Stupid Human Trick from 1933, and the time the two creepiest-looking women alive met up and took a bunch of pictures.
At Geeks Are Sexy, I shared some incredible photographs of genuinely impressive pumpkin-carving. Highlights: Cthulhu, Superman and freaking Gandalf, y'all. I shared the story of Star Trek: TNG's influence on modern television.
The Atlantic picked up the radium piece from Mental Floss, which (in addition to radioactive suppositories) discusses Marie Curie's Nobel recognition and how the Radium Girls changed U.S. occupational safety laws.
Here's a picture of people in a space colony in the year 2000, according to the year 1977.