Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Interesting Links

When We Tested Nuclear Bombs. See a series of photographs from the 2,000 nuclear tests performed since 1945. (via Metafilter)

Take America Back!

Horitada Ototake threw out the first pitch as a baseball game in Japan Friday, which is remarkable because Ototake was born without arms or legs. He has a remarkable talent for doing exactly what you think he can’t.

7 Things You Might Not Know About The Golden Girls. Meaning the show, the characters, and the wonderful actresses who portrayed them.

Joe Stalin vs. John Wayne is a very strange story that might not be all it seems.

This Town Hall Meeting business might not be a bad idea after all. (via Nag on the Lake)

The 5 Lamest Things People Have Actually Rioted Over.

Stacy's Beatles Cake Pops.

America’s Most Isolated Federal Prisoner Describes 10,220 Days in Extreme Solitary Confinement. Can’t we find a way to protect prisoners from an extremely dangerous inmate without resorting to such tactics?

Morgellons: A hidden epidemic or mass hysteria? Explanations range from extraterrestrials to a disorder of the itch response.

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