Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Strange Biology Questions. It takes real imagination -or possibly marijuana- to come up with your dissertation project.

How the president's immigration policy evolved from idiot symbols to lazy viciousness.

Rian Johnson Explains Why the Reveal of Rey’s Parents Was Crucial. Oh yeah, this is about Star Wars.

When Barbie Went to War with Bratz.  How a legal battle over intellectual property exposed a cultural battle over sex, gender roles, and the workplace.

Facebook Just Created Its Own Unit of Time. The "flick" is very short, but divides nicely into different video frame rates.

How Well Do You Know World Geography? Take a quiz from the Department of Geography at Ghent University in Belgium and help them study the effects of map distortion. (via Metafilter)

5 Surreal Realities Black Children Face. All are easy to ignore or downplay ...if you're white. 

Putting Ancient Recipes on the Plate. Baking a a panis quadratus from a 2000-year-old recipe takes study, experimentation, and guesswork.

The Fraught History Of America’s Most Pervasive Brand. Images of Native Americans are still used to sell anything and everything.

How Do They Train Drug Sniffing Dogs? A precise procedure gives us pooches that can find anything.


Unknown said...

The maps thing doesn't give you your score. Keeps telling you to complete the form. Tried 3 times.

Miss Cellania said...

I'm sorry, Ken. I just did it again, and it worked fie for me. Got a better score! But I did complete the form. Are you trying to skip a question?