Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Miss Cellania's Links

Were an Ancient Christian Sect of Nudists the World’s First Hippies? (via Strange Company

How a white mob lynched a Black man, destroyed a city – and got away with it. (via Damn Interesting)

Why Do We Buy What We Buy? Sociologist Juliet Schor explains how our buying habits have changed with the times and why. (via Digg

What The Rise And Fall Of Lumber Prices Tell Us About The Pandemic Economy.  

Father Joe Carroll Dies at 80; San Diego Icon Helped Homeless for Nearly 40 Years. If you don't know his story, you'll need to read it. (via reddit)

Are You Vacationing with Children or Starring in a Gripping Medical Drama? (via Nag on the Lake)

New Trapdoor Spiders Named After Celebrities.

The Bug the World Fought Over. Red was a difficult pigment to produce up until Spanish conquistadors found native American industries cranking out red dye from the cochineal insect. (via Strange Company)

World War II Spawned America’s Shark Obsession. (via Damn Interesting)

A blast from the past (2017): What's in a Name: Nominative Determinism in Medicine.


Debra She Who Seeks said...

Interesting articles about the Adamites and consumerism.

xoxoxoBruce said...

Is getting a spider named after you an honor?