Benedict Carey in the New York Times discusses the role that psychologists played in the campaign for the re-election of President Obama.
Sociological Images has a gallery of vintage postcards opposing women's suffrage.
Caroline Shenton tracks down some souvenirs made from the ruins of the old Palace of Westminster, which burnt down in 1834.
"Austin was a spiritualist, and a member of a Cardiff church, and ran séances (for which he charged). It was to one of these séances that Emily Libby headed in September 1942, and which led to a criminal case against Austin for 'unlawfully using subtle means by pretending to hold communication with deceased spirits to deceive and impose upon certain of his majesty’s subjects'." Dr Alun Withey writes about his wicked Uncle Austin.
This Was Leicestershire looks at Leicester Castle.