Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Miss Cellania's Links

Kalashnikov Pat & the Helicopter Jailbreaks.

Let's discuss this $55,000 hospital bill. It's inflated to account for the discount the insurance company demands, but an uninsured patient would be liable for the whole thing.

46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might be Freaking Out. (via Metafilter)

North Korea is finally on Google Maps. Read about four points of interest, including a prison camp believed to hold 10,000 people.

The Definitive Guide To Awards Show Speeches. Since the same people keep winning over and over, we can know what they'll say ahead of time.

In 1936, Karp Lykov, a Russian member of the Old Believers sect, escaped Soviet religious persecution by moving his family deep into the Siberia's taiga. They settled in a spot 150 miles from the nearest village and lived alone, cut off from the outside world until 1978.

On a related note, here are 10 Movies That Make Writing Look Incredibly Dangerous. Especially to your mental health.

China is crazy about the 1990s TV sitcom Friends. So much so that a Chinese version is in the works called Planet Homebuddies.

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