Monday, December 03, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

How one man's quest to spread Christmas cheer led to a miserable four-year war with his neighborhood. (via Metafilter)

What Happened When I Unwittingly Married Into Money. Leapfrogging up the class scale can be uncomfortable and induces feelings of guilt.

The Great American Parrot Fever Panic of 1930.

Note to Trump: The Mueller Probe Costs Roughly $0.00 – Not $40 Million.

Policeman knocks on 10 Downing Street to let cat in. This high-ranking cat is named Larry.

The best and worst White House Christmas displays.

Somehow, The Wizard of Oz Is More Influential Than Star Wars. The 1939 film was named the most influential film of all time, followed by Star Wars and then Psycho.

Remember the chef who went to Puerto Rico and served four million meals to hurricane victims? José Andrés has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Why Wilbur Wright Deserves the Bulk of the Credit for the First Flight. And why Orville ended up getting half the credit.

The Infamous and Bigamous John Blair Wills. When one decides one doesn't want to be married anymore, there's divorce, and there's murder, and then there's the incomprehensible tangled web woven by Wills. (via Strange Company)

A blast from the past (2007): Who Flew Before the Wright Brothers?

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