Friday, May 15, 2020

Miss Cellania's Links

Are Ghosts Haunting the British Museum? Maybe Indiana Jones was wrong when he said "It belongs in a museum!" (via Metafilter)

The Spy of Night and Fog. Noor Khan, a pacifist descendant of Indian Royalty became a famed World War II spy for Britain’s Special Operations.

I Made A Collection Of 20 Silliest Wedding Pics To Put A Smile On Your Face.

In the Midst of War, He Gave the World Electrifying Fairytales. Edmund Dulac created lovely Art Nouveau illustrations for decades.

Incompetence is contagious: The White House is infected — and that tells you everything.

The Legacy of The Empire Strikes Back's Biggest Spoiler, 40 Years Later.

The Carouser and the Great Astronomer. Two men traveled together with almost nothing in common, yet both would eventually be immortalized. (via Damn Interesting)

Coronavirus has exposed all of America's ancient evils.  If our leaders and our institutions are unable or perhaps even unwilling to address racial inequality, the plight of the elderly and other vulnerable populations, the breakdown of the family, the collapse of meaningful education, and industrial decline under what passes for ordinary circumstances, why should we expect them to rise to the occasion now?

A blast from the past (2011): 11 Women Warriors of World War II.


gwdMaine said...

A lot of people seem to think COVID-19 isn't really that
serious. Well, both casinos and churches are closed.
When Heaven and Hell agree on the same thing, I think
it's probably pretty serious. So everyone should still
avoid hugs, kisses, and other signs of affection.
Married couples can just continue as usual.

Happy Friday Miss C.

Miss Cellania said...

Happy Friday, gwdMaine!