Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

The Cosmonaut Who Was Left Behind in Space. Sergei Krikalev was orbiting the earth in the MIR space station when the Soviet Union collapsed. (via Damn Interesting)

Game of Thrones Men as Sandwiches. (via Geeks Are Sexy)

A US president gets a rousing welcome in a foreign country. Oh yeah, Trump's out of town, too.

16 Cats Wore Video Cameras for Science. (via Metafilter)

It’s Not So Easy to Rename a Species With a Problematic Moniker. In other words, should We Rename the Bobbit Worm?

The Ethics of Using a Nazi Medical Text. The illustrations can be lifesaving, but the knowledge came from their murders. (via Damn Interesting)

Minnesotastan tells the story of one particular Black Swallowtail butterfly that he's kept an eye on for almost a year now. 

That Time the U.S. was Going to Build a Massive, Death Ray Equipped, Military Moon Base.

The best use of scanning panoramic photography. May be NSFW.

A blast from the past (2008): The Children's Tour of Memphis.


xoxoxoBruce said...

I’d want my doctor to use the best information available and I would not give a damn where it came from. If I were starving and you offered me food, I should refuse it if it were produced by slave labor? How would that help the slaves?

Anonymous said...

I agree with Bruce. Many advances in medicine were made at the expense
of so called Guinea pigs. Negro slaves, Irish Catholics, Orphans, Prisoners, Etc.
Once the knowledge is obtained, the right thing to do is use it for the greater good.