Monday, December 03, 2012

Miss Cellania's Links

A Sincere Homage to Larry Fine.

The Hawkeye Initiative is a place to draw attention to ridiculously sexist comic book character drawings by replacing a female in a typical superhero pose with the character Hawkeye. (via Metafilter)

Curious George's Great Escape.

The Downside of Winning the Lottery. "The day would come when many West Virginians recalled the story of Jack's Powerball Christmas with a shudder at the magnitude of ruination: families asunder, precious lambs six feet under, folks undone by the lure of all that easy money."

Have you ever wondered what your cat does when it's out? A GoPro camera may clue you in. (via Fark)

12 Alternative Holiday Sweaters For the Season of Joy. Nothing says "alternative" like displaying a knitted Krampus on your chest.

The Participation Award. Tangible rewards, Dad, or you get nothin'.

An eighth-grader challenges Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn't pink or purple. And we wonder why boys grow up not being able to cook for themselves.

Easy-Bake Ovens are far from the only self-segregating toy. Here are 16 Ways The Toy Industry Is Stuck In The Stone Age.

A brief history of women in Congress. There are more female legislators in Washington, but still not enough to form a critical mass.

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