Friday, January 11, 2013

Miss Cellania's Links

Waropoly: How History’s Most Popular Board Game Helped Defend The Free World.

The Academy Award nominations were announced, and I don't normally pay much attention because I haven't seen those movies anyway. But tucked into the list under the category Short Film (Animated) was PES and his film Fresh Guacamole. I hope it wins!

The Oscar nominations contain quite a few surprises, both in who was listed and who was left out. Which will make the actual awards all that more interesting.

What It’s Like to Experience New Technology After 25 Years in Jail. 

A New York Times correction that would actually be worth reading. (via Boing Boing)

The Problem With The Big Bang Theory (via Metafilter)

Informative graphs show us how people Tweet about the TV they're watching. In other news, people Tweet about the TV they watch.

The Legacy of an Enduring Photograph. It was almost not published at all, but people are still discussing its meaning.

The invisible drive-through customer prank. Let's disguise the driver as a car seat and see if anyone will notice.

The newest weight-loss gadget to hit the market is a home version of the stomach pump. It apparently works; I lost my appetite just reading about it.


Ken D said...

I think the NY Times piece is beneath you. It is repetitive, boring and vulgar.

Miss Cellania said...

I've been called all those those things quite a few times!