Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Miss Cellania's Links

The Star Wars Holiday Special. How ABC scarred fans for life.

SpaceX made history yesterday by landing an orbital rocket successfully. This milestone could pave the way for a reusable taxi to the space station.

An Honest Performance Of "Baby It's Cold Outside.” Taking the implied creepiness to its logical conclusion.

The definitive takedown of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The angriest Christmas song is even better with annotations. NSFW text.

Tumblr's #Boneghazi Meme And the True History of Robbing Louisiana Graves. If you gather up human remains that you “find,” it might be best to keep it off the internet.

Discovered: The Oldest European Settlement in the U.S. (via Metafilter)

Does Mrs. Claus Have a Life of Her Own?

Rebecca Rego Barry has a master’s degree in book history, which gives her an edge in the hunt for rare treasures. Her new book Rare Books Uncovered is filled stories of how people discover and collect really rare and valuable books

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Conor McGregor

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids. The entire goal of preschool should be to teach kids to like school. (via Metafilter)

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