Hey, Firefly fans - It's Unification Day.
Joshua Norton, Emperor of the United States.
In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig.
A Secret World Hidden Beneath the Vineyards of Champagne.
ICYMI, Tuesday's links are here, and include Talk Like a Pirate Day, the 1899 Johnstown flood that killed 2,000 people, and why blue is the world's favorite color.