Monday, March 12, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

4 Bizarre Experiments That Should NEVER Be Repeated. They were dangerous, unethical, or just plain wrong.

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News. False stories and rumors travel faster, further, and have more effect than the facts.

Mary Patten, the First American Woman to Command a Ship. She was 19, pregnant, and had a sick husband to care for, but she pulled it in.

See a compilation of dog and cat pictures taken during or after a veterinary visit. Some are sedated, some are angry, and all are adorable in their own way. (via Metafilter)

A Garage Sale Find of Rare Beatles Photos Took a Collector on a Magical Mystery Tour. The photographer was eventually identified, and his strange story involved Bob Dylan, Richard Avedon, and the Zodiac Killer.

Measuring a Pothole Goes Wrong. Cheshire West and Chester Council posted a now-deleted Tweet explaining how they determine which potholes will be fixed first. (via Metafilter)

Wear Your Star Wars Proudly.

A Quiet Exodus: Why Black Worshipers Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches. Duh, it's the racism.

The Movie Star Who Doubled as a Groundbreaking Inventor. Hedy Lamarr was a world-renowned actress, but that was only the most public part of her story. (via Digg)

The Mysterious Disappearance -and Strange Reappearance- of Dr. William Horatio Bates. After he was found, the story got really weird.

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