Monday, July 10, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

Reclaiming the Sky. How structural engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan made skyscrapers soar over Chicago.

Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices? Meanwhile, our poverty is due to bad luck, or our wealth came from hard work.

Vegan Restaurant Owners #Triggered Just Because Diner Didn’t Want To See Their Kid’s #Butthole. You have to read it to understand all that.

Rick Perry went to a coal plant and talked economics. It didn't go well

Everything We Know About Season 8 of The Walking Dead. We don't know who will die, but there's a few characters who definitely won't.

The Black Death May Have Had a Surprising Effect on the Environment. According to information gleaned from ice cores, the five-year plague coincides with a sudden drop in lead in the air.

The Story Behind the Duct-Taped Gamer. The guys who were at that LAN party in 2002 tell how they attached Drew Purvis to the ceiling and captured a long-lasting viral image. (via Metafilter)

Situation comedies sometimes features ridiculous recipes that are good for a laugh, but how do they taste in the real world? Loryn Stone prepared some of the most egregious joke foods found on TV, and ate them.

Some 3,000 years ago, the people of what is now Oxfordshire, England, carved a pictogram of a horse on a hillside made of chalk. All these years later, no one knows exactly why the Uffington White Horse was carved, but they still maintain it as their ancestors have done for thousands of years.

Life Before Air Conditioning. Architectural details and social customs helped us deal with the heat.

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