Thursday, March 09, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

The King Kong Story. The story of the 1933 movie that started it all.

Monkeyshines: The King Kong Weirdies. The big ape came back again and again, with quite a few ridiculous sequels, spinoffs, and knockoffs.

10 Gorilla Guys. To play an ape in early Hollywood movies, the main requirement was owning the suit.

Here's the secret payoff to health insurance CEOs buried in the GOP Obamacare repeal bill. Oh, the the AARP hates it.

Smithsonian Scientists Retrace the Mysterious Circumstances of an 1866 Death. Robert Kennicott did't commit suicide, but he contributed to science both before and after his death.

Check out the King Ranch El KineƱo, a custom-designed 1949 Buick convertible with every outlandish feature you can imagine. It was an early attempt at a real working SUV. (via Everlasting Blort

5 Reasons Why The Middle Class Doesn't Understand Poverty.

The Palace of the Reunification in Saigon was the home and office of the president of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. After the fall of Saigon, it was renamed and made into a history museum, as unchanged as any time capsule.

Lady of the Lake: The Sunken B-29 Superfortress of Eielson AFB. It turns out to have quite an interesting history.

China introduces surprisingly progressive sex education curriculum for kids, some parents freak out. Contains graphic cartoon images. 

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