Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Say Something Nice

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You Tell 'em, Liz



Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks about the health care brouhaha in Washington.

Tweet of the Day



This kid didn't realize he was talking to Nancy Cartwright, who does the voice of Bart Simpson, when he was peddling chocolate for his school. (via Buzzfeed)


Ignorant Slut

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The Avengers React to Justice League Trailer



After 15 years or so of Marvel movies raking in billions of dollars by using teams of superheroes in The Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy, DC is finally ready to jump in with Justice League this November. The first trailer debuted this weekend. The Avengers saw it, too. Dr. Machakil edited this fan film that gives us a hint that the Avengers will be plotting a one-up soon. (via Metafilter

Miss Cellania's Links

Cold Comfort: How to Best Use Your Freezer. Don't waste that food!

The Soul-Sucking, Attention-Eating Black Hole of the Trump Presidency.

Brendan and Robert have a Facebook thing. My sides started to hurt reading this. 

Why Women Couldn’t Wear Pants on the Senate Floor Until 1993.  

On the advice of a friend, actor Robert Harling quickly wrote a play about the pain his family went through when his sister Susan died of complications from diabetes. Thirty years later, the people that were involved in Steel Magnolias tell the story from there to the filming of the movie. (via Metafilter)


If Obamacare ever fails, it's because the republicans gutted it

Your Complete DC Comics Superhero Movie Release Calendar. You can write them down, if your calendar goes through 2020.

The 1950s game show Queen for a Day profited from the poverty of a new woman every day. Both reality TV and poverty porn are older than you thought.

How America's Obsession With Hula Girls Almost Wrecked Hawai'i. When Captain James Cook and his crew landed on the islands in 1778, the meeting set off a culture clash that has repercussions to this day. Article contains some vintage nudity.

This Little Girl Meeting A Robot Is The Cutest Thing You'll See All Day. He's the strong, silent type.



Scrabble


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Dis My Human Now



"I get what I wants cuz I'm so cute." (via Everlasting Blort)

Monday, March 27, 2017

Ghosts Evacuated

"Beat It" by the Bottle Boys



Complete with the guitar solo. Amazing. (via Boing Boing)

NBA Game

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Cat Controller



Max X is not catering to his cat properly. That all changes when the cat gives him a taste of his own medicine! (via b3ta)

We Didn't Mean Literally

The Healthcare Solution in a Nutshell



The West Wing explained it in 2005. I should have watched that show. The people will have to demand it, with the 2018 midterms hanging in the balance. (via Boing Boing)

Miss Cellania's Links

The Great American Dream House. Joe Eichler defined California style, without even trying to.

Why Democrats should push 'Medicare for all' now. The majority of Americans want it.

Literally 100 Really Funny Game Of Thrones Jokes, Memes, and Puns. But you have to know the show to get the jokes.

Is There an Error in this Painting? John Constable was commissioned to paint Wivenhoe Park and include certain important elements.


Inside Alabama’s Auto Jobs Boom: Cheap Wages, Little Training, Crushed Limbs. "…the global economy’s race to the bottom"

Spite’s a great motivator, even when building a home. A look into the most famously odd spite houses.

When he moved from Dublin to L.A., photographer Andrew Ward became fascinated with the phenomena of abandoned sofas on city streets, so he began photographing the couches. Ward's photographs now fill the Tumblr blog The Sofas of L.A.

One Sloppy Land Surveyor Almost Caused a War Between Missouri and Iowa. You can't just declare what state your land sits in.

22 Vintage Photos of Animals Acting Like People. And looking adorable doing it.  

The Peak Age for Everything. Each conclusion has links to the research that produced it. (via mental_floss)

Right Choice

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Cat Stalks a Mouse



It doesn't turn out like you think. A dinosaur shows up. (via Everlasting Blort)

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Secret

The Economics of Airline Class



Wendover Productions goes deep into the economics of airlines and the tickets we buy. In case you want to see the previous video he referred to, it is here. My kids are becoming frequent fliers; in fact, I'm driving seven hours (round trip) today to put one on a plane that will get her back to school in two hours. Go figure. (via mental_floss)


iPod

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