Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Miss Cellania's Links

Ig® Nobel Limericks: Multitudinous Authors, Jerk, and Intestinal Clog.

Did an Addiction to Fads Lead Marie Antoinette to the Guillotine?

‘I Put in White Tenants’: The Grim, Racist (and Likely Illegal) Methods of One Brooklyn Landlord. (via Metafilter)

This Is What It’s Like To Watch Mad Max For The First Time. In the theater in 1979, it more more comprehensible, and even more intense.

People spent more money playing the lottery last year than on books, video games, and tickets for movies and sporting events combined.

Star Trek: 57 Nerdy Things About the Original Crew Films. Contains more than you ever thought you’d learn about movies one through six.

10 Famous Commencement Speeches. If you’re preparing one, don’t copy these, because a lot of folks remember them.

The new book Why Grow Up? Makes A Case For Adulthood In An Age Of Eternal Adolescence. There are definite benefits to maturity and even responsibility.

These Russian Seals Are Armed And Dangerous. And they’ve got the drills down pat.

This is what it's really like to win $1 million on a game show. First, you can’t believe it, then you can’t tell anyone.

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