Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Miss Cellania's Links

Optography: Preserving a Dead Person’s Last Sight.

What the Internet Will Tell You About the Canadian Marble Fox.

The Earth Opens Up Under Three Cadillac SUVs.

29 Video Game Features With Bonkers Backstories. It was easier to make a bug into a feature than it was to fix it.  

Why Can’t Vampires Eat Garlic?

While carrying garlic is presumably adequate to repel vampires, ingesting garlic is even better because it makes one's blood distasteful to vampires. The Medical Journal of Australia offers tips on the proper dosage for such purposes.

Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani perform an animated mugshot duet. (via Nag on the Lake)

Carrots were originally purple, not orange. Here’s what happened. (via Damn Interesting

Toronto restaurant issues liability waiver after customer asks for ketchup on shawarma. (via Metafilter)


Debra She Who Seeks said...

Fun fact about purple carrots! I've bought some from a specialty market but didn't know I was getting the "original" kind of carrots!

gwdMaine said...

Shave me belly with a rusty razor! Miss C's got the Spirit today.

Bicycle Bill said...

Namco was 100% on the mark with their reasoning for the "Puckman" to "PacMan" name change (#4 in the 'video game features' article).  Just look at how the metal instruction plate on almost any hot air hand dryer in any public restroom in America has been modified.


Anonymous said...

Today is Talk Like MissCellania Day.