Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Miss Cellania's Links

Betty Freeman's Day in Court. How one woman helped free the slaves of Massachusetts.

Her blog hasn't been updated in two years, but Allie Brosh has been doing alot. Her book Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem and Other Things That Happened will go on sale in October, and is already at #10 at Amazon due to pre-orders.

Jason Collins of the NBA became its first player to let the world know he's gay. The public response to his announcement guarantees he won't be the last. 

Bunny shaming is now a thing. A cute thing. At least we've learned that bunnies and exposed electronic cables do not mix well.

The Weather Channel's stunt for Tornado Week is a Twitter-powered tornado that blows air on their poor interns on camera. Tweets with their hashtag will increase the force of the wind.

6 People Who Apologized For Their Own Movie. George Lucas is conspicuously absent from the list, but he is mentioned by others.

For ‘professional princesses,’ birthday-party gigs are big business.

KaleidoPope. (via Laughing Squid)

An innovative program tried out in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, aims to help elderly people stay out of the hospital. But the program is in danger because even though it saves money for Medicare, it cuts into profits for the medical system.

The Immorality of Human Flight. (via Nag on the Lake


Anonymous said...

thank you so much for the update on Alie Brosh. I was very concerned after reading her posts on depression, especially with the 2 year silence

Miss Cellania said...

I was glad to hear about her myself! But I hear she pops into reddit every once in a while, but is too shy to tell us much.