This Day in Blogging History: Stanislaw Burzynski and cancer-cure scams; Barbie jewelry; Putting your life in version-control

One year ago today
On Stanislaw Burzynski, "antineoplastons," and cancer cure scams: An important sign of quackery is the depiction of the doctor as a lone genius fighting against special interests trying to suppress crusading work.

Five years ago today
Barbie jewelry by Margaux Lange: Margaux Lange makes jewelry out of Barbie doll parts and sells them on Etsy.

Ten years ago today
CVS as a means of keeping track of your life: Joey Hess keeps all of his email, config files, and all of his work files in a CVS repository.