You were ready (or not) for some football

Behold, the answers to our football quiz:

1. New Orleans Saints
2. Pittsburgh Steelers
3. Buffalo Bills
4. Indianapolis Colts
5. Detroit Lions*
6. New York Giants
7. New York Jets
8. Oakland Raiders
9. Cleveland Browns
10. San Francisco 49ers

* This is the "tricky" one. The colors/design are nearly identical to the helmet of the Dallas Cowboys. The difference is that the white and blue lines on Detroit's helmets have a thin black line separating them.

A Very Brief History of Chamber Pots

Some of the oldest chamber pots found by archeologists have been discovered in ancient Greece, but portable toilets have come a long way since then. Whether referred to as "the Jordan" (possibly a reference to the river), "Oliver's Skull" (maybe a nod to Oliver Cromwell's perambulating cranium), or "the Looking Glass" (because doctors would examine urine for diagnosis), they were an essential fact of life in houses and on the road for centuries. In this video from the Wellcome Collection, Visitor Experience Assistant Rob Bidder discusses two 19th century chamber pots in the museum while offering a brief survey of the use of chamber pots in Britain (including why they were particularly useful in wartime).

A Tour of the New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room

The Rare Book Room at the New York Academy of Medicine documents the evolution of our medical knowledge. Its books and artifacts are as bizarre as they are fascinating. Read more here.


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