Friday, February 09, 2024

Miss Cellania's Links

This ‘Playable Documentary’ About A 1984 Classic Is One Of The Year’s Best Games. The Making of Karateka brings an essential and exhilarating piece of game history to life.

TikTok has seen a bizarre (and annoying) explosion of language as creators rush to coin terms. Influence for the sake of influence.

Art-ly Cloudy: The Meteorological Mystery Behind Edvard Munch’s The Scream.

Some people can really worked up about steak sauce.

Abraham Lincoln’s Oft-Overlooked Campaign to Promote Immigration to the U.S.

The wrestler who lost his five brothers. The real story behind the movie The Iron Claw. (via Digg)

These Are The Best EVs We Can't Get In The U.S. 

The Long, Surprising Legacy of the Hopkinsville Goblins. We got three Spielberg movies out of it.

Amazing Spiral-Shaped Contact Lens Uses 'Optical Vortex' to Correct Vision. (via Damn Interesting)


gwdMaine said...

I'm absolutely gob-smacked over all the great links today Miss C. Any great horned owls in your neck of the woods?

Happy Friday!

Miss Cellania said...

I don't know. We have owls, but I see hear them instead of seeing them.

Happy Friday, gwdMaine!

Anonymous said...

GHO live over most of North America. A common and delightful bird.

lolarusa said...

This is indeed a luxuriantly interesting link dump.

I'm struck by how the social media scramble to originate new terms for things we already have words is so similar to what people in academia do in their tedious writing. At least the tik-tokkers coinages are pithy.

Miss Cellania said...

Don't get pithy with me!

Bicycle Bill said...

I think most postings on social media like Tikky-Takky, Twatter, and Instantgraham are thitty, not pithy.


Anonymous said...

The Iron Claw surprised me that he would encourage his boys to become wrestlers.
Maybe I misunderstood and he tried to discourage but decided to support their choice.
However, I'm sure the glory/popularity was pumped into their growing up.

The Great Horny Goblins are out there, watching, waiting, salivating. Bwahahahaha!!