Thursday, July 27, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

The Tom and Jerry Story. Almost 80 years later, we still enjoy the cat-and-mouse game.

Why the Scariest Nuclear Threat May Be Coming from Inside the White House. The Trump administration came in not knowing anything about government, but even worse, they didn't want to learn. (via Metafilter)

Harvard Magazine Personal Advertisements’ Many Synonyms For “Rich” or “Thin.” Mallory Ortberg is amused at how important that message really is. 

Why Hospitals Started Displaying Newborn Babies Through Windows. And why we don't want the custom to die out.

When London Bridge Moved … to Arizona? The entire stone bridge was dismantled, shipped, and rebuilt in the American desert.

11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate. It could be a mistake, a matter of convenience, or the shifting earth.

5 Sequels That Introduce Huge Plot Holes To The Originals. You'd think that someone, somewhere would be in charge of making film franchises internally consistent from one movie to the next.

What is it like to be white?

Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery. We'll have to be ready for it if we're going to Mars.

Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years. In 1989, Mauro Morandi's catamaran drifted onto Budelli Island in the Mediterranean Sea, and he never left.

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