This Day in Blogging History: Printing press made from Ikea drawers; Escaping mass destruction (1957); Omnivorous trees

One year ago today

Printing press made from IKEA drawers: Jenny and Charles are making their own wedding program, and to do so, they made their own printing press. From a set of IKEA drawers. Because they are awesome.

Five years ago today

1957 letter for "designated key personnel" to escape mass destruction: The "letter serves as notification that you have been selected as a member of this group which is to be evacuated" to get the biological weapons program up and running again.

Ten years ago today

The mother lode of omnivorous trees: Here's the site of a guy so obsessed with "gluttonous trees" that he has a collection of pictures of them and a book, to boot.