Monday, September 22, 2014

Miss Cellania's Links

5 Little-Known Pirate Stories.

You Can’t Feed a Family With G.D.P. Although the nation’s economy is doing better, only the very wealthy are seeing the results.

Why do men still pay on the first date? Well, they don’t, in my experience, but this comment was better than anything else in the article.

The McDonald's Cocaine Spoon Fiasco. (via Metafilter)

27 Actors Who Started Out on ER.

8 Fascinating Secret Societies and Bohemian Clubs. Because elites, intellectuals, and hipsters of all eras have always wanted to congregate where they could be themselves.

Kids, Pants, Booze, Music: Trouble In River City And Always. An analysis of a song written in 1957 and set in 1912 shows us that moral panic never goes out of style.

If all the Heaven’s Gate cult members committed suicide in 1997, who’s keeping their website running? Meet the two ex-members who are keeping the legacy alive on the internet.

9 ways you're probably teaching your kids bad money habits. Let them learn from their mistakes before those mistakes get really expensive.

Geoff Beattie’s Rich Dark Fruit Cake. Read the melancholy yet fascinating story of Beattie’s life, and get the recipe for his award-winning fruitcake. (via Metafilter

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