Thursday, August 24, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

The Beatles' Movie Yellow Submarine. John, Paul, George, and Ringo had very little to do with it.

Growing Up in the Shadow of the Confederacy

Wedding Brawl Ends with Bride in Handcuffs. Witness Matt Machado gave a radio interview about the situation that is quite amusing. (via Metafilter)

An Architecturally Baffling Indiana Mansion for Sale.

Read This Dystopian Vision of a Future Controlled by Amazon and Whole Foods. Who knows what we'd be willing to do in the name of convenience.

Don’t Think Too Positive. While general optimism may be a good life strategy, research has shown that when positive fantasies are connected with specific goals, the outcomes often aren't good.

The Romans Could Have Been Poisoned by Something Deadlier Than Lead. The pipes of Pompeii reveal an alarming level of antimony.

The Many Faces of Brooklyn’s Greatest Imposter. Stanley Clifford Weyman had no real motivation beyond wanting to live different lives.

A Prehistoric Toothless Dolphin Ate by Vacuuming Up Squid. Inermorostrum xenops lost its teeth in an evolutionary experiment that did not last.

Evict the rich. The one neat trick to solving the housing crisis: give the things owned by the rich to the poor.

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