Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Miss Cellania's Links

Teddy Roosevelt Scarred A Young Dr. Seuss For Life. Read what happened, which led to a lifetime of stage fright, and the reason Dr. Seuss did not read his beloved works in public.

The physical traits that define men & women in literature. (via Metafilter

The French Werewolf Epidemic.
What Animals Are Most Likely to Prey Upon Humans? Werewolves did not make the list.

Which Ancient City Is Considered the Oldest in the World? (via Strange Company

Why Are the Dutch So Tall? As you might guess, there are several factors that play a role in Dutch height, one which has to do with their engineering of the sea level. (via Nag on the Lake)

The Weird, Wonderful Story of Texas’s First Radio Station. (Thanks, WTM!)

Elisha Perkins was a physician in Plainfield, Connecticut, around the time of the American Revolution. In 1796, he patented metallic tractors, which were pretty much just a couple of nails, to relieve pain. (via Strange Company)

Playing Doom on a Pregnancy Test.

A blast from the past (2016): The Worst Industrial Disaster in U.S. History.

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