Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Miss Cellania's Links

We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son. (via Metafilter)

Who Was the Most Evil Scientist in History? Your first guess is probably right.

'The Public Universal Friend,' Or The 1776 US History Story You Never Learned In School.

Won’t Someone Please Think of Brazil’s Least-Adorable Marmoset? The buffy-tufted-ear marmoset deserves protection, too.

18 Stories From Americans Who Were Charged Outrageous Amounts For Healthcare

On Monday evening Fox News aired the first episode of their late-night comedy show. Fark enumerates what went wrong

I can't stop watching this. Contains NSFW lyrics. (via Everlasting Blort)

The Haunted Tunnel. Building the Hoosac Tunnel costs 192 men their lives, and some believe they still inhabit it.

The Forgotten History of the Western Klan. Whereas southern Klansmen assaulted Black Americans and their white allies, California vigilantes targeted Chinese immigrants. (via Damn Interesting)

A blast from the past (2015): 9 Flowcharts for Maximum Non-Productivity.


Debra She Who Seeks said...

Interesting and heartwarming story about the Subway Baby.

Anonymous said...

Dammit, the fifth Beatle made me cry this morning with the subway baby story.

xoxoxoBruce said...

The Hoosac tunnel goes through a 25,000 ft mountain?
Mt Greylock, the highest point is Massachusetts, is 3,491 ft.

As a single male I'm smart enough to know taking on a newborn would end badly.

newton said...

When they say '25,000 ft mountain' I think they are talking about its width, not its height. That's about 4.7 miles, which is the length of the tunnel.