Monday, March 26, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

The Paper Airplane Champion. An interview with world record holder John Collins.

Japan’s Prisons Are a Haven for Elderly Women. Something is wrong when life on the inside is an improvement.

Notes, emails reveal Trump appointees' war to end HHS teen pregnancy prevention program.

In 1933, Four Cows Went to Antarctica. It was a publicity stunt, but explorers and researchers really appreciated the milk.
The Mystery of Thismia Americana, the Parasitic Plant Found Only in Chicago. The species went extinct only two years after its discovery.

How March Got So Mad: The Story Behind the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The tournament and the phrase "March Madness" came from different places.

The Perils of Selling a Mirror. A compilation of 63 pictures of people who didn't want to be seen, or else didn't realize they would be seen.

How Archie Bunker Forever Changed the American Sitcom. Surprise! Television families are better when they're not perfect.

Lud’s Church: Lollards and the Green Chapel of Arthurian Legend. A narrow gorge in Staffordshire looks like something out of a fairy tale, but it more likely inspired those tales.

She Thought She’d Shot A Burglar. Then She Realized It Was Her Roommate. Tales of good guys with guns.

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