Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

Plucked from Obscurity: Upside-Down Reliability.

Republicans want to break Obamacare, then spend billions of dollars to clean up the mess. Everyone has their priorities.

The Most Unexpectedly Annoying Aspect Of Getting Married.

Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Because peanuts are biologically legumes, so go ahead and spread peanut butter on your burrito.

What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it. (via Strange Company)

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese. This story is a fairly inconsequential but funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right. (via Metafilter)

Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone. That's a vacation you'll always remember.


gwdMaine said...

Hey Miss C. Seems like our friend Matthew over at
The Oatmeal is getting a little frustrated with the
current State of Affairs. You should check out his
current take:

NSFW (Language)
You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you

Struck a nerve this one did - he's also created a clean
"classroom friendly" version.
You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you - safe

Miss Cellania said...

That's been up for months, but it seems someone sends me the link about once a week.

Miss Cellania said...

I could never muster up much rage or cognitive dissonance, because I already knew all the "new facts" he tells us in it.