Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

Effects of Faces on Faces of Eaters and Non-Eaters

The latest story from Berkeley Breathed's revival of Bloom County may make you cry. You can read the story at Facebook in reverse order or follow the links at Metafilter in forward order.

14 Tasty Secrets of Trader Joe’s Employees.

The 19th-Century African-American Actor Who Conquered Europe. Ira Aldridge was caught between the cultures of Europe and America.

The Epic Ride That Kick-Started the American Revolution. Not Paul Revere's ride, but the one Caesar Rodney took to break the tie in the Second Continental Congress.

Unlearning the myth of American innocence. The view of American exceptionalism is different outside the U.S. (via Metafilter

26 Cartoon Characters In Their First Episode Vs Now. The artwork becomes more standardized over time, and a few actually age.

A Blueprint for Genetically Engineering a Super Coral. This plan might save coral reefs, but it won't solve the causes of their distress.

12 Shocking Things I Learned by Working as a Butler at the Plaza Hotel. A writer learns what wealthy people need while away from home.

Stranger Than Friction: When Matches Were Dangerous, Vestas Kept Us Safe

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Re cartoon characters..

Steve Dallas got older then reverted back to his usual look (not the brief fling w./ Alan Alda-esque permed hair!)