Thursday, February 22, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD, at age 77.

Enjoy a truly exciting moment in cross country skiing. I am serious. 

How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

The Poor People's Campaign. “The systemic poverty and racism America faces today was not inevitable,” the statement continues. “It is the result of choices made by politicians and corporations.” (via Metafilter

How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing. (via Metafilter

These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year. (via Boing Boing)

The POW Olympics of World War II.


Unknown said...

That's not actually Groucho.

Miss Cellania said...

I know.