Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Cigarette Butts Research.

The Academics With Cats Competition Award Winners. See all the entries at Twitter.

Marvel has announced a new project called Create Your Own Comic. The rules for what is acceptable mean what you construct should not be anything like a Marvel comic book at all. (via Metafilter)

My Hero, Luke Skywalker. The Last Jedi made him even more relatable.

Exploring Disney's Fascinating Dark Phase of the 1970s and '80s. Trying to appeal to teenagers left some odd films in their lineup.

Meet France's Mr. Potato Head. Antoine-Augustin Parmentier disagreed with the law that said American potatoes were unfit for human consumption.

The 1968 Book That Tried to Predict the World of 2018. " ... for every amusingly wrong prediction, there’s one unnervingly close to the mark." (via Boing Boing)

These Are 50 Of The Biggest Fake News Hits On Facebook In 2017. The top articles are not political, but salacious tabloid crime stories.

Young Student Secretly Photographs People with Hidden Spy Cam in the 1890s. The candid shots from the streets of Oslo are much more revealing than the portraits of the era.

Why Big Pets are Great for Small Kids. There's some truth in the "gentle giant" stereotype.

The image used today comes from Is Now Illegal.  (Thanks, Kurt!)

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