Here are things, randomly assorted, that might be of interest.
If you like manuscripts and haven't checked out the medievalbooks blog yet, I thoroughly recommend doing it. Take a look at this post about Medieval Super Models, or this one about personal touches or personal statements in the margins.
A 3,500 to 3,900 year old suit of armor, made of bone, was found in Siberia.
Chloe Giordano is making really beautiful, really detailed animal embroideries. (h/t Heather)
Modern stair solutions - some of them really breathtaking.
And now for something completely different: Transgender people tell about the differences between how men and women are treated at work.