Thursday, October 26, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

The Creature from the Black Lagoon. The story behind the 1954 horror classic.

The Giant Frog Farms of the 1930s Were a Giant Failure. The demand was real, but producing the supply was harder than it looked.

10 Real Animals That Seem Make-Believe. Mother Nature has given us some odd mashup versions of more familiar creatures.

What Happens When A Troubled Police Department Refuses To Reform? We're finding out in Albuquerque. 

Unconventional Domino Tricks by Hevesh5 and Kaplamino. Keep your cursor on the pause button, because you'll want to see what just happened again.

How Carnival Games Scam You, According To Science. Former NASA engineer Mark Rober selects the ones you might have a chance to beat.

You Should Thank Maurice Hilleman for Helping You Live Past the Age of 10. He developed more than 40 vaccines for childhood illnesses.

The Mystery of Kathryn Scharn. Her murder case had too many suspects and not enough unbiased investigation.

The Body Trade. If you donate a body to medical science, you may be fueling a gruesome but profitable business.

And somewhat related: The Era of the Body Snatchers. When medical education butted up against the concept of eternal rest.

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