Friday, December 22, 2017

Miss Cellania's Links

Band on the Run: Paul McCartney's Landmark Album. The story of how Paul got his mojo back.

Toxic Masculinity Is the True Villain of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Why Iceland’s Christmas Witch Is Much Cooler (and Scarier) than Krampus. Gr├Żla and her creepy family are looking to eat little children.

How Eco-Friendly is Your Favorite Superhero? They defend our planet, but they don't all treat it equally.

Listen to the First Computer-Generated Christmas Carols, From Alan Turing’s Lab. A recreation of a 1951 BBC broadcast has the Mark II computer singing "Good King Wenceslas" and "Jingle Bells."

How a Young Owl Trains to Hunt. He'll explain as he goes. (via reddit)

Why We Should Bring Back the Art of Toasting. The group act of drinking in unison with a common thought is a way of bonding, of communicating a sentiment, and a ritual we should revive.

I Grew up Without Santa Claus—and Christmas Was Still Wonderful. There's much more to the holiday than one jolly old elf.

5 Ridiculous Fidel Castro Assassination Attempts By The U.S. (via Nag on the Lake)  

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