This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
1 min readDec 8, 2023


20yrsago Beat Me Daddy (Eight to the Bar)

#15yrsago New Rochelle school board mutilates books to protect children

#15yrsago How to Pay for National Health Insurance

#5yrsago Literal breadboarding, with toast and Vegemite

#5yrsago $30 plug-and-play kit converts a Bird scooter into a “personal scooter”

#5yrsago An annual Christmas craft tradition: the Die Hard Air Duct ornament

#5yrsago Top FTC official is so such a corporate shill that he has conflicts of interest for 100 companies, including Equifax and Facebook

#5yrsago Ha-ha, only serious: McSweeney’s on price-gouging in the emergency room

#1yrago One weird trick to make monopolies self-destruct