Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

The Plundering Politician. The rise and fall of New York City's "Boss" Tweed.

What Does It Mean to Die? Jahi McMath's case challenges the very nature of existence. (via Metafilter

When New York Rioted Over Macbeth. It was class warfare, played out at the Astor Opera House.

Religion Isn't an Enemy of Science: It's an Inspiration. The two have been closely entwined throughout most of our history.

Look at the High-Tech Gear Olympians Will Be Wearing. Gadgetry, texture, color, and even camouflage can give athletes an edge.

Cow Runs Away From Farm To Join Herd Of Wild Bison. They seem to have accepted her as part of the herd.

The Lost Art of Looking at Plants. The amazing science of plant morphology and genetics is starting to make a comeback.

The myth of America's immigration problem. It's not a problem.  

Yes, There Is Gravity in Space. The sense of weightlessness is a tug-of-war between difference forces.

An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay. A new insurance policy expects patients to diagnose themselves. (via Digg)

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