Friday, November 18, 2011

Interesting Links

10 Most Incredible Volcanic Eruptions Seen from Space. The earth has always been awesome, and photography is getting more awesome all the time.

A Golden Mean in Your Mouth.

LIFE's 20 Worst Covers. (via Fark)

Rich Juzwiak judged a child beauty pageant. No extra snark is necessary to make this both interesting and disturbing. The extended version is here.

Spend some time on the internet and you should became an expert at both detecting and delivering sarcasm. According to research into the subject, that could benefit your brain. Yeah, right.

A new book sheds light on the sorry conditions in U.S. women’s prisons. Rape, mistreatment, and threats are a daily part of life for prisoners.

Przewalski’s Horse: A Story of Survival. The last true wild horse on earth was down to only 12 individuals, but is making a slow steady comeback.

The movie version of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (by my erstwhile mental_floss colleague Ransom Riggs) will be probably be handled by Tim Burton. Although Burton is pretty sure he must have written the story, too.

The War on Sanity.

Neil Gaiman has a cameo role playing himself on The Simpsons this Sunday. Get a video sneak peek at Gaiman trying out his American accent.

For most of the world, the Twilight saga is burning itself out, but the most diehard fans are excited about the new movie opening today. Here’s a gallery of Twihard nuttiness at the Los Angeles premier.

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