Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Plucked From Obscurity: Inventions to Wake a Sleeper.

Secret NYPD Files: Officers Can Lie And Brutally Beat People -And Still Keep Their Jobs.

Vintage Yearbook Advertisements from the 1960s and '70s. Local businesses bought ads in the yearbooks and supplied pictures with their employees and everyday customers, but relatives who were students that year were always included. (via Everlasting Blort)

He’s not just saying he feels her pain—he really is. An experiment with couples shows that holding hands has a real effect on pain reduction.

11 Secrets of Volcanologists.

What Is an Island, Exactly? Come up with a definition, and there will be an island that doesn't fit.

What America Can Learn From Finland About Teachers. They have both the resources and the freedom they need.

The Revolutionary Legacy of Surya Bonaly, a Back-Flipping Figure Skater. No one who saw her at the 1998 Olympics will ever forget it.

What the World’s Largest Family Tree Tells Us About Marriage and Death in the West. A search of public data has connected 13 million people. (Via Metafilter)

This Is How To Pay College Athletes. A proposal to let the free market rule.

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