Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Interesting Links

The Late Movies pays a tribute to the Space Shuttles.

Hidden Tunnels, Bugs, and Bigamy: A Strange and True D.C. Story. The solution to the mystery of the tunnels is both mundane and truly weird at the same time.

A 22-year-old former homecoming queen finds herself in Uganda mothering 13 orphans. And she has a blog. (via Metafilter)

An awful lot of people who have used government social programs say they have not used a government social program. Which means the medicare recipients who are afraid of socialized medicine are not alone in their misunderstanding.

Nevada skinheads on the hunt for Native Americans.

America’s fattest states: By the numbers. Obesity rates are too high all over, and rising by the year.

6 Big Questions about your Television. Whether yours is a cathode-ray tube or a HD flat screen, you still might wonder about these broadcast features.

Forty years ago, the Stanford Prison Experiment shocked the academic world and led to new standards for ethics in psychology studies. Those who participated in the experiment look back and tell their sides of the story. (via Metafilter)

10 Cheap Date Ideas She’ll Actually Love. Because you want to court women who will value your caring and creativity more than your cash. (via Nag on the Lake)

The Real Spartacus. The 1960 movie was based on accounts of the real fighter who led thousands of slaves on a campaign against the Roman army.

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