Friday, December 21, 2012

Miss Cellania's Links

A Few Tolkien-rific Facts About the Book Version of The Hobbit.

The History Behind New York City’s Most Iconic Holiday Decorations. And for those of us who didn't know they were iconic, a nice introduction.

It’s A Terrifying Life: Three Reasons The Christmas Classic Is Actually A Horror Movie. It's easy to imagine that Hitchcock had something to do with it.

Two inmates escaped from a federal prison in Chicago by tying bedsheets together and climbing down the outside of the building, just like in the movies. Too bad the guards didn't see that movie.

How To Cut A Pizza. The proper technique depends on the number of people you're serving.

More and more veterans are waiting so long to get their disability or pension benefits that they die before they are approved. A large number of aging veterans, Agent Orange claims, and injured young veterans are overwhelming an already creaky system.

NASA's new prototype spacesuit looks awfully familiar. Where have we seen this design before?

WENCESLAS: The Man, the Myth, the Christmas Carol. Find out what's history and what was embellished for a rhyme.

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