Monday, July 22, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

16,000 Readers Shared Their Experiences of Being Told to “Go back to where you came from.” Here Are Some of Their Stories.

Wanna Go For a Swim? An encounter with surfer dudes changes an old man's life. Bring a hankie. (via Metafilter)

The winners have been announced in the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards competition. See the top 100 images here. (via Kottke)

The Quiet Cruelty of When Harry Met Sally.

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time Last Week. Alert, Nunavut, 500 miles from the North Pole, is supposed to be frozen year-round.

The Legend of Bingen’s Mouse Tower. And what contributed to the fantastic tale. (via Strange Company)

The Snail Family in Medieval Art. Everyone knows that medieval art is filled with snails fighting knights, but there's actually a whole medieval snail ecology and society, from snail-birds to snail-monks. And, ofc, snail-cats. (via Metafilter)

Xafi and Auri are Russian blue cats with mesmerizing green eyes.  (via Nag on the Lake)

Where the "Black Box" Came From.  (Thanks, WTM!)

A blast from the past (2012): 10 Bizarre Coloring Books for Adults.

1 comment:

xoxoxoBruce said...

I remember my uncle using the term high maintenance, talking about race horses vs our saddle horses, sixty years ago. I guess Harry was the first to apply it to women, or at least dragged it into the mainstream.