Thursday, July 04, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

How the American Flag Became Sacred—and the Hottest Brand in the Nation.

5 Stories That Prove The Founding Fathers Were Total Maniacs.

Debit and Credit: the Office Kittens

The Voting Machine That Displayed Different Ballots Based on Your Sex.

On the 4th of July in 1970, the nonpartisan Honor America Day turned into a drugged-up protest.

45,000 Barrels of Bourbon Destroyed by Fire. A lot of it flowed into the Kentucky River. (Thanks, WTM!)

How a Literary Prank Convinced Germany That ‘Hansel and Gretel’ Was Real.

The truth about the US’ most iconic food. A sizzling symbol of Americana eaten at stadiums and barbecues, the humble hot dog originated in a very unlikely place: the beach.

A blast from the past (2008): 10 Big Uncle Sams.

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