Friday, April 14, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon.  The book that gave us the word noir.

Small Saturn moon has most conditions needed to sustain life, NASA says. You're about to hear a lot more about Enceladus.

How does a tunnel boring machine work? It's more complicated than cutting a hole through the ground.

In the fall of 2015, Germany designated Sumte, population 102, as a sanctuary for nearly 800 refugees. What followed was a living experiment in the country’s principles.

Happy Easter! Here Come the Witches. In Sweden in the Middle Ages, when witches were taken quite seriously, their pagan rituals were observed to coincide with the changes of the seasons, and there came the tales of Easter witches.

21 Pieces Of Advice Anyone In A Relationship Could Definitely Use. Good relationships don't fall into your lap every day.

Why Your Shoes Come Untied. Berkeley scientists have cracked the code.

United Airlines shows how inequality is putting the squeeze on customer service. The size of your wallet determines how you are treated, in many industries.

The Extraordinary Life of Liviu Librescu. Sunday will be the tenth anniversary of his death.


jamie said...

re: Witches I found this a while ago. I have no idea wtf these ladies are doing/celebrating:

Miss Cellania said...

Ooh! That's a Walpurgis dance. I'll have to post that on April 30! Thanks.

gwdMaine said...

Hi Miss C. Can't seem to come up with any Good jokes today.
Guess it's just not a Good day for them.

Happy Friday though!

Anonymous said...

Miss C, how did you know what the ladies in the video that jamie posted above were doing?


Miss Cellania said...

Anonymous: a read the video description.