Weekend links: Insanity, Hey Dude, and selfies
- Do you know what it took to get admitted to a Victorian asylum? This short article is a great look at how public health policy can change. (via Vaguely Interesting)
- This passed our notice when it came out, but Nickelodeon fans should click through: it’s a reunion and update on the cast of Hey Dude.
- Remember those E.T. game cartridges that were found in a landfill? This fascinating story details how it happened.
- Another older piece we missed—a history and analysis of the selfie. We include it here because of the great old selfie painting at the top.
- If you missed it, we published a long look at Isadora Duncan, Greek dance, and a girl named Patsey Shelley. It shows how even the weirdest fads can change lives.