1. Charles Dickens crossed with Morrissey:
The video comes from the BBC children’s show Horrible Histories. As Slate points out, “Dickens makes for an excellent Morrissey.”
Hopefully, Yo Gabba Gabba! will counter with a R.E.M. style song about the life Ernest Hemingway.
- Dozens of people have died after two passenger trains derailed within minutes of each other on a flooded bridge in central India.
- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.
- Record-breaking freediver, Natalia Molchanova, is feared dead. She disappeared while diving off the coast of Spain on Sunday.