Thursday, May 17, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

A Spoiler-Free Review of Deadpool 2. Basically, if you liked the first Deadpool, you'll love this one, too.

Bacteriophage therapy to fight superbugs (seen here) is not FDA approved, so very few patients in the US have the treatment, and they must get a compassionate waiver to even try it. Read about one such patient -who happened to be married to an infectious-disease epidemiologist, in an article at Mother Jones.   

John Kelly's American Tales of Immigration.

I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet Anymore. Hey, Dave, I'm doing the best I can! (via Kottke)

Pulling Off the Perfect Power Nap. A half-hour nap is good, but a longer nap is even better.

Identical Twins Hint at How Environments Change Gene Expression. Studies of twins separated at birth are shedding new light on how nature and nurture work together to create who we are.

The Ultimate Senior Prank. Police in Cumberland, Wisconsin, got a call about a car that had driven through a wall into the local high school's principal's office, but then had a good laugh.

The Surprising History (and Future) of Fingerprints. Using them to solve crimes is a relatively recent innovation.

A lathe is a serious investment in money, time, space, and material. That's why we have WebGL Lathe Workshop, where you can turn a nice newel or chair leg online, for free! (via Kottke)

Researchers Uncovered Two Pages of 'Dirty Jokes' in Anne Frank's Diary. More evidence that she was a typical teenager. 

1 comment:

Ken D said...

The car was a good one but college level pranks (hacks) are much more fun. Just search for "Famous school pranks" and enjoy. Google is your friend.