Monday, March 06, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

Predatory Plants. The real world Little Shop of Horrors.

Illegal immigrants are more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators. The Denver DA has dropped four domestic violence cases because the undocumented victims are afraid of the ICE officers who hang out at the courthouse.

You May Want to Marry My Husband. And you may want to grab a hankie before you read.

The Witty Epitaphs of Key West Cemetery. That's one way to make sure people visit your grave. (Thanks, hearsetrax!)

Here’s what it’s like to be a ‘Quiet Tiny Asian’ every single day. A YouTube series by SJ Son and Ginny Leise get the heart of the matter in minute-long vignettes.

Millionaires will simply adore the ObamaCare repeal.

Ornithologists Tim Gallagher and Martjan Lammertink went looking for the possibly-extinct Ivory-bill woodpecker in the protected Ojito de Agua area of eastern Cuba. “This gives you a little idea of how hard it is to study these birds. And why nobody’s doin’ it.” (via Metafilter)

The Political Cartoon That Explains the Battle Over Reconstruction. Andrew Johnson was no Abe Lincoln.

That Viral Story About a Japanese Man Crushed to Death by His Porn Collection is Totally Fake. How an everyday tragedy became an uncontrollable tale.

The hunt for better psychiatric drugs. After decades of decline in drug development, we may have some new tools to point the way.

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