Thursday, April 07, 2016

Miss Cellania's Links

Why Do They Call It a Grandfather Clock? The term isn’t as old as you might think, and it’s an interesting story.

Inside the New Orleans public defenders office, where attorneys are so overworked they’re turning down new clients. So much for your right to an attorney.

The high-school senior who got into all eight Ivies told us the quality most critical to her success. She’s already accomplished some amazing things.

Commuter cat takes the Tokyo subway all by itself. He’s an unaccompanied traveler without a care in the world.

Space Rocks: Comets, asteroids, meteors, and meteorites. A primer on telling the difference.

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Joker Transformation. He even kept a diary as the villain.

12 Movie Characters Who Were Set on Fire. Not all of them were killed or even injured, but some of the descriptions can be a bit graphic.

The FLDS is under investigation for food stamp fraud. It’s not that they are getting more than they should, but many women and children are going hungry at the expense of the elites.

One Man's Hands: The Watts Towers. Simon Rodia spent 34 years building his masterpiece, and then walked away from it.

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