Thursday, April 20, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

15 Things You May Not Know About Ulysses S. Grant. Some trivia about our 18th president. 

The Unsavory History of Sugar, the Insatiable American Craving. Once it was hard to get, now it's hard to avoid.

The Best 100 Episodes of The Simpsons. Strangely, they are all from the show's first ten years.

How Florida Entraps Pain Patients, Forces Them to Snitch, Then Locks Them Up for Decades. 

Each Tree Is Its Own Adventure: Climbing giant sequoias for science. Not a job for someone with acrophobia.

Do you remember Harley-Davidson perfume? Bic For Her? TwitterPeek? They are all exhibits at the new Museum of Failure in Helsingborg, Sweden. (via Metafilter)

This Man Can Help You Escape the IRS Forever. All you need is a small fortune -and a taste for foreign food. (via Boing Boing)

See specimens of Xenophora, a genus of mollusks that are very real -and very weird. These sea snails decorate their own shells with other shells!

The employment system in the U.S. no longer works the way it should. We have to move past the idea that a job defines who we are.

19 Interesting Facts About the Movie Casino.


Ken D said...

RE Escape IRS: Shouldn't the headline read A LARGE fortune?

Miss Cellania said...