Thursday, January 07, 2016

Miss Cellania's Links

Why is New York City Called "the Big Apple"? Eddie Deezen has the story.

To Catch a Rapist: a look inside a real Special Victims Unit.

Edward Gorey’s Wonderfully Illustrated Envelopes And Letters.  

Twitter use Burr Shot First spent Christmas Day watching the original Star Wars trilogy for the first time, and Tweeted the experience. Episode IV: Space Voldemort vs Whiny Space Criminals, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (finally) and Episode VI: Luke is Disappointing.

When Your Fat Pic Goes Viral as a Feminist Cautionary Tale. (via Metafilter)

National Geographic Photo Contest Winners 2015. 

What Killed the Real King Kong. Gigantopithecus was around ten feet tall, but was no match for the changing food supply.

A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World. How they determined that Indonesian hand prints are 35,000 years old is really neat.

There Is Nothing Cuter Than Star Wars: The Force Awakens Characters As Calvin And Hobbes. Artist Brian Kesinger manages to make the dark side almost whimsical.

When Are You Really an Adult? The traditional markers from the 20th century don’t really hold up today.

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