Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Miss Cellania's Links

10 Facts You Might Not Know about Angel.

See who won the title at the 29th Annual Exhibition of the British Tarantula Society. (via Metafilter)

How the Gun Nuts Try to Excuse Away the Santa Barbara Slaughter—and Why They’re All Wrong.

Why Do Students Get Summers Off?

This Is How You Airlift A Rhino To Safety. Transport by helicopter is faster and less jarring than riding in a truck.

An Anonymous Real Estate Magnate Is Giving Away Cash on Twitter. Good news if you live in San Francisco, but more of southern California is next.

The Untold Stories Behind 10 Rock ‘n’ Roll Threesomes. Threesomes in songs, that is, with humorous conjecture to make them a bit more entertaining.

Taylor Crafton graduated from high school while her father was deployed to Cuba with the Air Force. But Crafton got a big surprise on stage when Dad, having gotten a last-minute leave, came out to congratulate her.

Photographer Tim Dodd bought a Russian high-altitude space suit in an auction. To put the suit to good use, he did a photo series called “Everyday Astronaut.”

Why Americans spend less of their income on food than any other country. It’s true, despite the fact that we eat so much more of it.

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