Thursday, June 14, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

The Day the Sun Erupted. Every eleven years or so, plasma will spew hundreds of thousands of kilometers out from the sun's surface.

The Hidden History of Shanghai’s Jewish Quarter. The city welcomed refugees from Nazi persecution when no one else would.

The 10 Most Deceptive PR Campaigns in History. Watch out for the dehydrated cane syrup from a banana republic!

A Brief Compendium of Vintage Hollywood Test Shots. Hair, makeup, and wardrobe had to be perfect for the biggest names in Hollywood.

ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back.

The First Look At Wonder Woman 2 Sees a Surprising Hero Return. What could have been a spoiler is now the main promotional hook.

The History of Flexi Discs. Sound recordings on the cheap alternative to vinyl were good for everything from marketing to Cold War smuggling.

30 Iconic Performances That Were Actually Plan B (Or Plan Z). In the end, the right person got to play the role or sing the song.

A Very Mighty Finn. Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim was the head of the Finnish military during World War II, when the country was stuck between a rock and a hard place: Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. 

A blast from the past (2009): Alert, Nunavut: Top of the World.

1 comment:

Jono said...

It is nice to see that even in Tennessee people are fighting a cruel and foolish immigration policy.