Friday, May 18, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

Lawfare on Flipping Michael Cohen. How it's done with organized crime figures.

16 Fashion Rules the Royal Family Lives By.

Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

Las Vegas is everything right -and wrong- with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

A parenting hack for the ages. 

1 comment:

Ken D said...

Flipping Michael Cohen: Oh, I hope so.