Friday, June 11, 2021

Miss Cellania's Links

The Elephant Vanishes: How a Circus Family Went on the Run. (via Damn Interesting)    

Future-proofing the presidency . Donald Trump brought our democracy to the brink and exposed its weak spots. (via Metafilter)

Sir Patrick Stewart Matched With Color Coordinating Vacuum Cleaners

Forever Alone, by Aubrey Hirsch. Inside the world of “incel” comics.

Wrapped Candy as Cake Decorations. Jen Yates introduces us to a new trend in cake decorating that may seem a treat, but one might also suspect it's a shortcut to a "decorated" cake.   

Joe Manchin's History of Democracy. The latest from Tom the Dancing Bug.

Hobbit Houses Around the World.

How Equality Slipped Away. For 97 per cent of human history, all people had about the same power and access to goods. (via Damn Interesting)

You Ain’t Never Been No Little Girl, Taylor Townsend. An essay about tennis and so much more. (via Metafilter)

A blast from the past (2017): 12 Historic Westminster Best in Show Winners.


Anonymous said...

> for about 290,000 of those years we lived materially poorer but much more equal lives

Ah, the good old days when kids died young and life was less certain.

gwdMaine said...

When life gives you birthdays, have cake!
And by cake, I mean wine.

Happy Friday Miss C!

Miss Cellania said...

Happy Friday, gwdMaine!

xoxoxoBruce said...

Kudos, an outstanding array of links today, every one worth reading.

Anonymous said...

Inflation the highest since 2008, raise insulin prices at home but buy 500,000,000 vaccines for other countries. Has a son that texts racist comments Good job Joe