Thursday, June 28, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Why Sam Houston, Texas Hero, Opposed the Civil War. That opposition was the end of his amazing political career.
North America Will Not Be Able to See the Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century, Sorry. Most of the world will see it on July 27.

'Cadillac Frank,' 'Ice Pick Willie,' And the Nicknames Of American Mobsters. The had some interesting origin stories.

The Board Game at the Heart of Viking Culture. Called hnefatafl, it was significantly more important than other games of the time.

Interviews with people caught in the new policy of Zero Tolerance.

How Chocolate is Made in Guatemala. See both an old, traditional method and a modern process.

How The NFL's New Helmet Rule Could Change Football As We Know It. If players can't use their helmets as weapons, where will the violence and injuries come from?

The progressive liberal agenda isn’t about being nice. It’s about confronting evil, violence, trauma, and death.

Astonishing Staircase Art From All Over The World. (via Metafilter)

One weird-looking moonset. It's an illusion created by filming from miles away. (via TYWKIWDBI)

A blast from the past (2015): 10 Myers-Briggs Type Charts for Pop Culture Characters.


gwdMaine said...

I'm an ISFJ and am pretty happy with the comparisons.
Wolverine! Wow, who would've thunkit. .

And it was much more fun than trying to wrap my head
around that Medium article [sigh]. . .

Jono said...

INFP-T here. No wonder I always liked Lisa Kudrow so much. If football players can't beat each other up they may take it out on family members. Some of them, anyway.