Thursday, August 29, 2013

Miss Cellania's Links

Elvis Presley in Viva Las Vegas.

The Worst Baseball Card Ever. (via mental_floss)

Remember that time Sir Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong went to the North Pole? No? It sure sounds like a tall tale, but it happened in 1985.   

A small town medical clinic did away with pharmaceutical rep visits and found that it improved their medical care. (via Metafilter)

Where Have the Carousel Animals Gone? 

Curses! The Birth of the Bleep. Despite the devotion to freedom of speech, broadcasters have always been terrified of audience response, and did what they could to avoid offending anyone. 

Why Etsy's brave new economy is crumbling. With the influx of factory-made goods, it's starting to look like a flea market.

Alfred Hitchcock Presents showed how rotten respectable people could be. Ten episodes you might recall illustrate that concept.

Meet the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team. The elite federal police unit has been doing some amazing things this year.

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