Monday, July 09, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Last-Minute Travel Tips for San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Get ready to party with 130,000 of your new best friends.

The Weird, Ever-Evolving Story of DNA. An overview of Carl Zimmer's fascinating new book. (via TYWKIWDBI)

5 Obstacles To Escaping An Abusive Relationship.

Parents Are Struggling to Reclaim Their Children from the Office of Refugee Resettlement. They were separated immediately; it will take months to reunite them, if that even happens.

Why Are There Palm Trees in Los Angeles? They made the city attractive, but it wasn't an original idea.

New Software Can Isolate Musical Instruments from a Band Recording. It will be a boon to recording studios, remixers, and anyone who wants to learn, say, the trumpet part from an orchestra performance.

Hoarders, Hauntings, and Two-Headed Cows: Dealing Dead People's Things. Duane Scott Cerny shares stories from a lifetime of collecting items for his antique store.

On Letting Kids Be Kids at Summer Camp. For them, it's a short escape from everyday life.

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs. They accompanied people coming here 10,000 years ago, but their DNA has since vanished.

Financial Aid Letters are Really, Really Confusing. More than half of them in a study did not make it clear how much college would cost.

A blast from the past (2012): Tituba, the Early American Witch.

No comments: