Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Science Finds a Way to Bring Back Extinct Animals. Woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons maybe, but it won't work with dinosaurs.

How the U.S. Army Botched Feeding Its Female Soldiers in World War II. The brass preparing for the new Women's Army Corps did not understand women.

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism. The research suggests that when intolerant white people fear democracy may benefit marginalized people, they abandon their commitment to democracy.

5 People Who Straight Up Survived The Unsurvivable.  

Attention, America: We’ve All Been Saying "Gerrymander" Wrong. The politician that the word is named for pronounced it with a hard "G".

Genesis Tour Manager Recalls His Role in One of Rock’s Most Embarrassing Moments. It had to be one of the inspirations for This is Spinal Tap.

One Woman’s Journey from Coma to Consciousness. She spent five months aware but unable to communicate, then recovered to tell about it.

Amelia Bloomer Did Not Invent Bloomers. In fact, she suspected that they were a distraction from more important battles.

The Trump administration is now seeking to criminally prosecute everyone crossing the border, including asylum seekers, whose children are taken away.

According to a study, half of all high school students graduate with an A average. How does a selective college choose among thousands of applicants when they're all perfect?

A blast from the past (2010): The Scientists Behind the Movies.

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