Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Law And Sausages is a collaboration between political science professor Greg Weiner, his brother Zach Weinersmith of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, and artist Dennis Silver. It is a lesson in civics in webcomic form, in which Dr. Weiner explains how government works, while using Zach as a (usually bad) example. (via Metafilter

20 Things You Might Not Have Known About I Love Lucy

Betsy DeVos’s summer home deserves a special place in McMansion Hell.

How to Photograph a Meteor Shower. Get ready for the Perseids coming August 12 and 13.

Google Maps Now Renders the Planet as a Globe. Another win for accuracy, as flat earth proponents lose a piece of evidence.

A Tour Through the Wildest, Most Absurd Sex Laws in America. While most are prudish, some are surprisingly liberal.

The Crack Squad of Librarians Who Track Down Half-Forgotten Books. You must remember more than the color of the dust jacket, though.

The Ultra-Pure, Super-Secret Sand That Makes Your Phone Possible. The purest natural quartz on Earth is found in North Carolina.

Ghosts on the Shore. Japanese tales of the supernatural help the living reconcile with the departed.

The End of MoviePass as We Know It. It always seemed too good to be true.

A blast from the past (2014): 9 Extinct Big Birds.

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