Friday, November 17, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

The Tricky Origins of Turkey Day. How the fall holiday wires got crossed.

Why Are Your Wages So Low? Because the rate of exploitation is growing.

Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are thick as thieves, this one is the biggie and it comes with a ton of history. (Thanks, Walter!)

Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

Taking the abortion debate down to its elemental level

Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama. (via Kottke)

9 Vintage Thanksgiving Side Dishes We Shouldn’t Bring Back.

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