Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Miss Cellania's Links

New York printer Sam Upham crippled the Confederacy’s economy and hindered its ability to fight the war. Just by counterfeiting their money.

Reboot to the future: A guide to the 2016 summer movie season. Four months, 72 major films.

Fielding McGehee and his wife Rebecca Moore are studying tapes of Jim Jones’ sermons for clues to what really happened when 900 members of the People’s Temple committed suicide in their commune in Guyana. McGehee says there’s enough material to keep him busy the rest of his life, and then some.

I Dined in One of North Korea's Restaurants. It’s in Beijing, but owned by the NK government for their diplomats to have a taste of home.

The Altruistic Beginnings of Big Pharma. Edward Robinson Squibb founded the company now called Bristol-Myers Squibb by making surgery safer and easier on the patient.

11 perfect gifts for new college graduates. Forget the champagne flutes, get the luxury bed sheets!

Please, for the love of God, stop making superheroines fight crime in heels. Even the new Power Rangers have heels with their armor.

10 Transformed Public Toilets of the World.

Margaret Wetzler tells what it was like to be Prince’s private chef for three months.

The Architectural Evolution of the Filling Station. (via Metafilter)

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