Monday, May 20, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

A Generation Looks Back at 20 Years of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

Doctor's Notes Reveal Bizarre Medical Cases from 400 Years Ago. Astrologers Simon Forman and Richard Napier kept notes on thousands of patients, and the 500 best cases are online. (Thanks, WTM!) 

Japan’s Only Mascot School Teaches the Art of Cuddly Cuteness.

How Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Paved the Way for Abortion Bans.

Cute young thing gets harassed by a wrinkly bald guy with a loud shirt. It seems very creepy until you think about it from their point of view.

The Human Antivenom Project. Tim Friede embarked on a self-immunization project to build up his body's self-defense against snake venom to protect himself from his pets, who bite him rather often. (via Digg)

Senate won’t take up any legislation to protect elections from interference. Not that the Senate is doing much these days anyway.

The Sea Waif: A Murder on the Ocean and the Little Girl Who Stayed Alive.

If Congress Won’t Act, Trump Will. Encouraged by lawmakers’ passivity, the president is taking the same approach to 2020 that he took to 2016.

The Women Who Coined the Term "Mary Sue."

A blast from the past (2016): 15 Pop Culture-Themed Graduation Caps.

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