Thursday, April 18, 2024

Miss Cellania's Links

Redditor Kidipadeli75 recognized a human mandible in his parents' new travertine bathroom tile. John Hawks explains how this can happen, and it's more likely than you might think. (via Digg)

Tegelwippen. A national competition has the goal of helping Netherlands reach environmental targets by removing garden paving. (via Metafilter)

Lizards in the Kitchen, Cooking Up Treats.

Mercury: The Solar System's smallest planet may once have been as large as Earth. (via Damn Interesting

Typical Friday Night at KFC, According To AI. (via Nag on the Lake

The Rise And Fall Of The LAN Party. (via Kottke)

We need to get back to traditional American values. The latest from Tom the Dancing Bug.

The Viking Women With Intentionally Reshaped Skulls.

They got their son a pet octopus. Weeks later, there were 50 more. (via Metafilter)


rick shapiro said...

I don't know why those people are so convinced that the skulls are from viking women. During the tenth and eleventh centuries, Gottland was the site of the largest slave emporium in the world.

Miss Cellania said...

The article said they did DNA tests.

Anonymous said...

In the US having a yard that looks like Tineke Menaldas yard would bring down the wrath of the HOA, the Fire Marshall, and vigilantes.

Octopi sound like a major hassle except served in a Chinese restaurant and I don't want one there either.