Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Miss Cellania's Links

45 Jobs in 45 States: The Itinerant Life of Lyra Ferguson.

15 Controversial Casting Choices That Are Perfect in Hindsight.

Can you hold your breath for 95 seconds? You will if you watch this video.

"My new hobby is taking graphs of economic data over time and indicating the year that Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, in case people find that helpful or informative." There are a lot of them in the replies. (via Metafilter)

16th-Century Haunted Scottish Castle for Sale. The listing from Savills has details on Earlshall Castle, but you have to submit an application to find out the price.

Children Aren't Supposed to Die. An article about children dying may seem depressing at first, but the main point of this essay is how far we've come in the last 100 years in overcoming the diseases, injuries, and random bad luck that once took so many children. (via TYWKIWDBI)

This kid knows what's important. And that's the beginning of wisdom. (via Nag on the Lake

The frustrating Covid-19 test reimbursement process is a microcosm of US health care. 

Eating the Red Soil of Rainbow Island. Soils of other hues don't taste so good.

A blast from the past (2013): 16 404 Pages That Are Worth the Error.


Anonymous said...

Keaton as Batman and Driver in Star Wars were successful?

xoxoxoBruce said...

Keaton was the best batman with all the fears and doubts of a real human. Superman had superpowers that gave him confidence but not believable, whereas Batman had to rely on his wits and gadgets. You better not fail when your backup is a kid named Robin.

The 404 pages are clever. Someone put a lot of thought into each knowing if all goes well nobody will see them.