During the Great Depression people learned how to make do with very little. Hearing about how her grandmother and family used the lessons they learned going through the Great Depression through the rest of their life opens my eyes to some things we need to change. Great tips on a frugal mindset and living. Read this now if you're trying to save money.
Medieval and early modern execution sites which used to be on roadways outside of town are turning up in people’s back yards. One site in Germany had a skeleton of a woman with a foot and a half long spike driven through her skull. Apparently part of the executioner’s job was to decorate the area with dead people and body parts and whatnot to let visitors know the town was tough on crime. The lady’s head was nailed to a post as part of the "decor".