Thursday, January 04, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List. The master of popular entertainment put his heart and soul into this very personal project.

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President. He never expected to win the election, and never prepared to govern.  

How Deep Have Humans Dug Into the Earth? Some projects are impressively deep, but still only scratch the surface in relative terms.

Our 10 Most Anticipated Comics of 2018. New ideas and new forms will expand the definition of the genre.

The Real-World Architecture of Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Hideaway. The island scenes of The Last Jedi were filmed on Ireland's Skellig Michael, which has existing ancient stone huts.

Thomas Edison’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Novel. His contentious collaboration with George Parsons Lathrop left doubts about who was really behind the story.

The Discovery of an Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled. DNA from an 11,500-year-old baby in Alaska is upending what we thought we knew.

McSweeney's brings us a list of proposed state mottos in Latin that are more realistic and descriptive than their existing mottos. Some liberties had to be taken with the exact translations. (via Metafilter)

Was 2017 the Craziest Year in U.S. Political History? Political historians say no.

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