Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

The Man Who Went to War With Canada.

The True Tale of a Bona Fide, One-of-a-kind “Lobster Girl.” Kim Kelly went to Coney Island this past summer to attend sideshow school, a four-day course in fire-eating, sword-swallowing, and other sideshow acts, but she could have been a full-time sideshow exhibit in another age.  (via Damn Interesting)

Ancient Egypt – Mummified Crocodiles, Tattoos, and Cinderella. (via Strange Company)

Nine-year-old Misses Turn, Accidentally Wins 10K Race.

A Calvinesque and Hobbesian look at a whistleblower. The latest from Tom the Dancing Bug.

A coconut is a mammal. It gets weirder from there. (via Neatorama)

Welcome to the Jungle. In 1769, a woman who hadn't seen her husband in twenty years set out on a trek hundreds of miles down the Amazon to find him.

Can You Name the Fictional Species?

In the first very obvious effect of climate change for some folks, toilets in Florida won't flush properly because their septic tanks depend on being above the water table.

A blast from the past (2008): 8 Historical Crossdressers: Women in a Man's World.


Bicycle Bill said...

The presumed discussion among the gods of Olympus re: the platypus is even better than the original premise that coconuts = mammals.


xoxoxoBruce said...

The last story of the 8 crossdressers should be required reading.