OK, I know I said this earlier, but it was a long time ago so I’m going to repeat it. If you like history, and you like stuff that’s free, you need to be subscribed to the ONDB Life of the Day. Every day, a new biography appears in your inbox or feed reader, and sometimes it’s some tennis player and you just scroll past and sometimes it’s a guy whose profession reads “assassin” and you learn something new and awesome.
It kind of challenges a lot of our assumptions about the social proprieties in past ages, actually, but that’s another story. Check it out.