Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Shopping with Stormtroopers

Stormtroopers need to do their Christmas shopping, too! Or do they? Whatever they’re doing, a couple of Stormtroopers appear to have fun checking out the merchandise in a department store. Everything is bouncy and techno and carefree until the boss shows up!  (via Tastefully Offensive)

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Class Assignment

That's better than the original, shown below.

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Miss Cellania's Links

Gone With The Sequels. The troubled history of authorized Gone With The Wind sequels.

37 Facts You Probably Never Knew About The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In 91 years, there’s been a lot of changes.

How Turducken Went From Food Of Kings To Poultry of the Populace. Stuffing animals inside other animals has a long and colorful history.

Almost Everyone Cheats, But Only Just a Little Bit. We have to hold back in order to justify it to ourselves.

The Galapagos Islands' Homesteader Death Showdown. Put a bunch of crazy people together on an island away from civilization, and you just might have a story.

How to destroy an American family. Years of cyber attacks have caused unemployment, divorce, and ruin for the Straters.  

Life and Work: What Was It Really Like for Women in the 1970s? I remember all this well, even that one specific cartoon, but it may surprise younger people.

5 Times Republicans in Congress Screwed Veterans. This is nothing new.

The Origins of 15 Holiday Foods and Drinks.


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Monday, November 23, 2015

Yes, It Does

Old Man

Neil Young when he was young, and not yet an old man, singing “Old Man.” (via reddit)

Toyota Recall

From The Onion. (via reddit)


John Oliver tells us about pennies on Last Week Tonight. It costs more to manufacture them today than they are worth.

Turkey Dream

Not Too Many of Those Around

(via Buzzfeed)

Fire Tornado in Slow Motion

Fire tornados, a pretty but frightening phenomena, happen in nature when wind conditions are right and fire is present. You can produce one yourself, although I wouldn't recommend it. Now the Slow Mo Guys (previously at Neatorama) show us what is happening down to the finest detail. And it is beautiful. (via Tastefully Offensive)

Miss Cellania's Links

5 Incredible Crime-Scene Professions.

The New York Times talked to the owners and employees of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus about how the circus has changed over the years, and how it will continue to change in order to survive.

The Christian case for opening America's doors to Syrian refugees

Mall Santas Reveal The Most Funny And Depressing Things Children Have Asked Them For.

Why American Landlords Love Refugee Tenants

Gingerbread King’s Landing. (via Uproxx)

Mufasa the mountain lion spent twenty years in chains in an illegal circus. After an eight-hour standoff, he was taken away to live in a wildlife preserve in Peru for his retirement.

In Six Words, Sci-Fi Comes Alive. The Twitter tag #sixwordscifi  is giving us some spill-chilling scenarios.

19 Horrifying Thanksgiving Family Drama Stories. Your family will look downright normal in comparison.

An economic recovery few people feel. Economic improvement has gone to those on top, while the rest feel insecure and underpaid.

Basement Cat

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Those Poor Turkeys

Sumetckaya by Otava Yo

Come for the catchy Russian folk music, stay for the guy twirling a log! The lyrics in both English and Russian are at the YouTube page. They mainly involve the traditional folk song subjects: drinking, fighting, women, and mind your own business. Here is the band’s website. (via reddit)

Meteorologist Uniform

Dallas meteorologist Jennifer Myers belongs to a Facebook group for women meteorologists on TV. I’m sure they discuss clothing, because there are many restrictions on what you can wear: no green, no patterns, no stripes, no cleavage, must be dressy, and you can’t wear the same dress too often. Still, most buy their own work clothes, so when one member posted a link to a dress for only $23, they all bought it. Myers tells us,  
I'm on here twice. Top second from left in the purple and second from the right on the bottom in the blue.
If you want to find your local weather reporter, the enlargeable picture is at imgur. (via reddit)

Sea Wars Trailer

The crew of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower put together their own version of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. The Navy’s creative use of what they had available will make you laugh and then make you go “Whooooa!”

At the end, you’ll see the title, and maybe think it says The IKEA Wakens. No, it’s The Ike Awakens. That’s the short name of the aircraft carrier, although you’ll be forgiven for the mistake. (via Uproxx)

Free Will